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Updated July 11, 2022

Average Director Of Communications And Marketing Salary

$101,176 yearly
To create our salary estimates, Zippia starts with data published in publicly available sources such as the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), Foreign Labor Certification Data Center (FLC) Show More

$48.64 hourly

Entry level Salary
$61,000 yearly
$61,000
10 %
$101,176
Median
$167,000
90 %

How much does a Director Of Communications And Marketing make?

Directors of communications and marketing make $101,176 per year on average, or $48.64 per hour, in the United States. Directors of communications and marketing on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $61,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $167,000.

Location impacts how much a director of communications and marketing can expect to make. Directors of communications and marketing make the most in Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Montana, and Nevada.

Highest Paying States For Directors Of Communications And Marketing

The darker areas on the map show where directors of communications and marketing earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

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Director Of Communications And Marketing average salary by State

Rank  State  Avg. Salary  Hourly Rate  Job Count  
1Oregon$159,068$76.47781
2New York$125,024$60.113,018
3Nevada$134,910$64.86362
4California$130,791$62.885,939
5Washington$147,164$70.751,143
6Massachusetts$123,010$59.141,740
7New Hampshire$111,269$53.49357
8Montana$140,692$67.64170
9Idaho$141,278$67.92223
10Alaska$120,130$57.75159
11New Jersey$122,581$58.931,438
12Rhode Island$109,755$52.77228
13Louisiana$103,324$49.67792
14Michigan$121,291$58.311,038
15Connecticut$109,815$52.80720
16South Dakota$102,731$49.39203
17Colorado$115,136$55.351,060
18Utah$108,533$52.18554
19North Dakota$102,772$49.41182
20Arizona$109,916$52.84901
21Virginia$108,758$52.291,876
22Minnesota$103,555$49.791,259
23South Carolina$109,828$52.80515
24Wyoming$97,387$46.82158
25Illinois$110,384$53.071,893
26Delaware$108,944$52.38217
27District of Columbia$96,803$46.54517
28Arkansas$87,837$42.23805
29Maryland$105,501$50.721,124
30Ohio$99,474$47.821,334
31Iowa$89,766$43.16847
32Nebraska$97,427$46.84380
33Indiana$100,587$48.36742
34North Carolina$94,479$45.421,750
35Pennsylvania$94,358$45.362,111
36Missouri$99,980$48.07715
37Texas$92,782$44.613,544
38Vermont$89,280$42.92156
39Wisconsin$93,343$44.88817
40West Virginia$93,637$45.02203
41Maine$87,530$42.08260
42Mississippi$79,288$38.12541
43Georgia$91,466$43.971,742
44Kentucky$91,460$43.97502
45Oklahoma$79,525$38.23697
46Hawaii$78,810$37.89179
47Kansas$87,610$42.12436
48Alabama$77,725$37.37868
49New Mexico$90,335$43.43278
50Tennessee$80,635$38.77773
51Florida$75,441$36.272,398

Highest Paying Cities For Directors Of Communications And Marketing

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Rank  City  Avg. Salary  Hourly Rate  
1Seattle, WA$149,990$72.11
2San Francisco, CA$149,414$71.83
3Missoula, MT$148,698$71.49
4New York, NY$126,363$60.75
5Northampton, MA$125,252$60.22
6Belleville, NJ$123,626$59.44
7Mount Pleasant, MI$122,848$59.06
8Juneau, AK$121,303$58.32
9Boulder, CO$116,512$56.02
10McLean, VA$111,648$53.68
11Chicago, IL$111,011$53.37
12Columbia, SC$110,808$53.27
13Salt Lake City, UT$108,881$52.35
14Frederick, MD$105,704$50.82
15Saint Paul, MN$103,524$49.77

Director Of Communications And Marketing Salary Details

Director Of Communications And Marketing Salary

What is a Director Of Communications And Marketing's Salary?

Percentile  Annual Salary  Monthly Salary  Hourly Rate  
90th Percentile$167,000$13,917$80
75th Percentile$131,000$10,917$63
Average$101,176$8,431$49
25th Percentile$77,000$6,417$37
10th Percentile$61,000$5,083$29

Average Salary By Related Titles

Job Title  Annual Salary  Monthly Salary  Hourly Rate  Job Openings  
Marketing Strategist$77,553$6,463$37.2989,543
Marketing Director$112,661$9,388$54.1693,503
Marketing Manager$107,460$8,955$51.6689,627
Marketing Lead$109,555$9,130$52.6792,987
Head Of Marketing$138,526$11,544$66.6092,557
Manager Of Corporate Communications$137,146$11,429$65.9434,908

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Which Companies Pay Directors Of Communications And Marketing The Most?

According to our most recent salary estimates, Paul Hastings and Apple are the highest paying companies for directors of communications and marketing.
Rank  Company  Average Salary  Hourly Rate  Job Openings  
1Paul Hastings$154,664$74.36
2Apple$152,397$73.27136
3Xilinx$149,192$71.73
4Nike$147,870$71.0986
5Datadog$147,498$70.9112
6ManpowerGroup$142,973$68.7415
7Morgan Stanley$131,154$63.05153
8Community Bancorp$125,391$60.28
9Leidos$123,230$59.25153
10Allegro MicroSystems$122,208$58.757
11Sinclair Broadcast Group$121,295$58.3191
12St. Elizabeth School$120,619$57.99
13Prime Healthcare$120,267$57.8211
14Power Integrations$119,785$57.591
15Hexcel$118,438$56.94
16Conemaugh Health System$118,297$56.871
17Henkel$118,133$56.7911
18Splunk$114,963$55.27660
19Insperity$114,839$55.214
20Americhem$113,755$54.691

How Much Do Directors Of Communications And Marketing Make In Different Industries?

Director of communications and marketing salaries can vary depending on the industry. In fact, our data shows that the technology, internet, and health care industries tend to offer much higher salaries for directors of communications and marketing. For example, directors of communications and marketing make a whopping average salary of $107,168 while working in the technology industry. Meanwhile, other people in this field are making $106,308 in the internet industry and $102,118 in the health care industry.

Directors of communications and marketing may want to avoid working in the non profits industry as it offers the lowest average salary of $97,030.

Highest Paying Industries For Directors Of Communications And Marketing

Rank  Industry  Average Salary  Hourly Rate  
1Technology$107,168$51.52
2Internet$106,308$51.11
3Health Care$102,118$49.10
4Non Profits$97,030$46.65

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Director Of Communications And Marketing Salary Trends

The salary for a director of communications and marketing can vary depending on the years of experience that a person has, from entry level to senior level. Data on how experience level affects total compensation is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

Director Of Communications And Marketing Salary By Experience Level

Experience Level  Avg. Salary  Hourly Rate  
Entry Level$75,100$36.11
Mid Level$80,200$38.57
Senior Level$182,000$87.74

Average Director Of Communications And Marketing Salary Over Time

Compare salaries for individual cities or states with the national average.

    Director Of Communications And Marketing Salary By Year

    Year  Avg. Salary  Hourly Rate  % Change  
    2022$101,000$48.64+3.7%
    2021$97,400$46.82+1.9%
    2020$95,600$45.95+1.5%
    2019$94,100$45.24+0.8%
    2018$93,400$44.88+1.9%

    Recently Added Director Of Communications And Marketing Salaries

    Company  Job  Location  Date Added  Salary  
    Los Angeles LGBT CenterDirector, Marketing & CommunicationsLos Angeles, CA06/01/2022$135,000
    Friends of Waterfront SeattleDirector of Marketing and CommunicationsSeattle, WA05/31/2022$125,000
    University of CaliforniaMarketing and Communications DirectorSanta Barbara, CA05/27/2022$61,200
    University of PennsylvaniaDirector of Marketing and CommunicationPhiladelphia, PA05/23/2022$95,000
    Hartford Public SchoolsN : Executive Director of Communications and Marketing-Office of Communications and MarketHartford, CT05/19/2022$135,000
    InsperityDirector of Marketing and CommunicationsOrlando, FL05/12/2022$65,000
    Worklife PartnershipDirector of Marketing & CommunicationsDenver, CO05/12/2022$85,000
    Community Health Trust of Pajaro ValleyMarketing and Communications DirectorWatsonville, CA05/10/2022$71,000
    American Public Gardens ASSNDirector of Marketing and CommunicationsOrange, CA05/07/2022$75,000
    SignalfxDirector, Partner Marketing Communication and Engagement (Remote)San Jose, CA05/07/2022$85,000

    Director Of Communications And Marketing Salaries FAQs

    What state pays Directors Of Communications And Marketing the most?

    Oregon pays Directors Of Communications And Marketing the most in the United States, with an average salary of $159,068 per year, or $76.47 per hour.

    How do I know if I'm being paid fairly as a Director Of Communications And Marketing?

    You know if you are being paid fairly as a Director Of Communications And Marketing if your pay is close to the average pay for the state you live in. For example, if you live in Washington you should be paid close to $147,164 per year.

    What type of Director Of Communications And Marketing gets paid the most?

    Vice President Of Communication gets paid the most. Vice President Of Communication made a median salary of $167,452. The best-paid 10 percent make $210,000, while the lowest-paid 10 percent make $133,000.

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