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Director of Communications Salary

How much does a Director of Communications make in the United States?
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Salary Data for Director of Communications

$136,269 (USD)/yr

$66 (USD)/hr

$3,938 (USD)/yr

$134,405 (USD)/yr

$65 (USD)/hr

$3,938 (USD)/yr

Job Description
Develops, implements, and evaluates the communications plan and programs across the organization's internal and external audiences in cooperation with the organization's goals and objectives. Directs the development of a comprehensive communication vision for the organization through consultation with internal and external stakeholders that improves communication and engagement with organization and customers. Discerns communication opportunities in order to design and execute appropriate strategies to address them. Directs the generation of online content that engages audience segments and leads to measurable action.
The average director of communications salary in United States is $136,269 or an equivalent hourly rate of $66. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $3,938. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in United States.
Compensation Data Based on Experience

$94,129 (USD)

$169,822 (USD)


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Salary Potential

$157,974 (USD)

16 %

Based on our compensation data, the estimated salary potential for Director of Communications will increase 16 % over 5 years.

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