COMMUNICATIONS SPECIALIST SALARY

Average Yearly Salary
$50,000
$34,000
Min 10%
$50,000
Median 50%
$75,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Chevron
Highest Paying City
Seattle, WA
Highest Paying State
Washington
Average Experience Level
3.2 years
How much does a communications specialist make?
Communications Specialists in America make an average salary of $50,974 per year or $24.51 per hour. The top 10 percent make over $75,000 per year, while the bottom 10 percent make under $34,000 per year. Employers that have the highest concentration of job opportunities for Communications Specialists are Internet companies and Professional companies. Washington, Oregon, Maryland, District of Columbia, and Delaware have the highest paying Communications Specialist jobs. The typical tenure for a Communications Specialist is 3.2 years.

Average Communications Specialist Salary By Company

Like every industry, there is a range of salaries a Communications Specialist makes. Most Communications Specialist jobs are in Internet companies and Internet companies. Chevron and Cisco Systems are the best paying companies for Communications Specialists. Also, companies like Science Applications International ... and 22nd Century Technologies pay their Communications Specialists very well.

Average Communications Specialist Salary By Location

Communications Specialists in the US makes an average salary of $50,974 per year or $24.51 per hour. Working in Seattle, WA as a Communications Specialist will pay you the highest wages at around $52,711 per year. Even as an entry-level Communications Specialist, you will make $31,000 per year in Seattle, WA. Washington, Oregon, Maryland, District of Columbia, and Delaware are the states with the highest payscale for Communications Specialists. Texas, New Mexico, Louisiana, Missouri, and Oklahoma are the lowest earners.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Seattle, WA
$52,711
2
San Francisco, CA
$52,326
3
Portland, OR
$50,335
4
Baltimore, MD
$48,207
5
Washington, DC
$48,140

Average Communications Specialist Salary By Industry

The type of industry that a Communications Specialist works in can influence their earning potential. Our analysis shows that Manufacturing companies, Professional companies, and Hospitality companies pay higher-than-average wages for Communications Specialists. Salaries for Communications Specialists in Manufacturing companies average $54,371 annually, while Professional companies and Hospitality companies pay $51,595 and $51,321, respectively. The average salary for Communications Specialists in the Technology industry is lower than the rest, coming in at $49,879.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Manufacturing
$54,371
2
Professional
$51,595
3
Hospitality
$51,321
4
Telecommunication
$50,746
5
Finance
$50,606

RECENTLY ADDED Communications Specialist SALARIES

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
City of Greenbelt, Md
Communications Specialist
10/31/2019
$47,819
Gresham-Barlow School District
Communications Specialist
10/31/2019
$40,342
NSDI
Communications Specialist
Glendale, CA
10/31/2019
$41,740
Communications Specialist
10/31/2019
$26,088
Bureau of The Fiscal Service
Communications Specialist
Philadelphia, PA
10/29/2019
$80,806
University of Wisconsin Madison
Communications Specialist
Madison, WI
10/28/2019
$43,871
New York State Civil Service
Communications Specialist
New York, NY
10/28/2019
$56,604
Rialto Unified School District
Communications Specialist
10/26/2019
$60,552
Washington Headquarters Services
Communications Specialist
Arlington, VA
10/26/2019
$99,172
Randstad
Communications Specialist
10/25/2019
$41,740
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