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The average director of communications salary in District of Columbia, United States is $147,711 or an hourly rate of $71. This is 12% higher (+$16,320) than the average director of communications salary in the United States. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $19,971.
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An entry level director of communications (1-3 years of experience) earns an average salary of $99,192. On the other end, a senior level director of communications (8+ years of experience) earns an average salary of $240,897.
Job Description
Plan, direct, or coordinate activities designed to create or maintain a favorable public image or raise issue awareness for their organization or client; or if engaged in fundraising, plan, direct, or coordinate activities to solicit and maintain funds for special projects or nonprofit organizations.

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