Communications Director Salaries

1,035 SalariesUpdated May 8, 2021

Average Base Pay
$85,174 / yr
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How much does a Communications Director make?

The national average salary for a Communications Director is $85,174 in United States. Filter by location to see Communications Director salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 1,035 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Communications Director employees.

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Communications Director

United States House of Representatives

$70,940/yr

Range: $36K - $145K

111 salaries

$70,940/yr
$36K$145K

Communications Director

U.S. Senate

$96,491/yr

Range: $43K - $147K

18 salaries

$96,491/yr
$43K$147K

Communications Director

American Heart Association

$61,463/yr

Range: $45K - $101K

17 salaries

$61,463/yr
$45K$101K

Communications Director

Lockheed Martin

$185,349/yr

Range: $112K - $263K

16 salaries

$185,349/yr
$112K$263K

Communications Director

New York City Council

$45,028/yr

Range: $39K - $70K

15 salaries

$45,028/yr
$39K$70K

Communications Director

YMCA

$46,548/yr

Range: $35K - $126K

14 salaries

$46,548/yr
$35K$126K

Communications Director

United States Congress

$77,677/yr

Range: $36K - $119K

11 salaries

$77,677/yr
$36K$119K

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Communications Director

New York State Assembly

$40,879/yr

Range: $35K - $53K

11 salaries

$40,879/yr
$35K$53K

Communications Director

UnitedHealth Group

$111,203/yr

Range: $94K - $1,230K

10 salaries

$111,203/yr
$94K$1,230K

Communications Director

Commonwealth of Massachusetts

$45,722/yr

Range: $45K - $94K

9 salaries

$45,722/yr
$45K$94K

Communications Director

US Chamber of Commerce

$93,773/yr

Range: $66K - $163K

8 salaries

$93,773/yr
$66K$163K

Communications Director

City of New York

$103,177/yr

Range: $69K - $146K

6 salaries

$103,177/yr
$69K$146K

Communications Director

American Red Cross

$59,994/yr

Range: $30K - $93K

6 salaries

$59,994/yr
$30K$93K

Communications Director

California State Assembly

$63,333/yr

Range: $32K - $74K

6 salaries

$63,333/yr
$32K$74K

Communications Director

State of Indiana

$62,141/yr

Range: $40K - $103K

6 salaries

$62,141/yr
$40K$103K

Communications Director

National Geographic

$92,403/yr

Range: $43K - $154K

5 salaries

$92,403/yr
$43K$154K

Communications Director

University of California Berkeley

$97,842/yr

Range: $33K - $132K

5 salaries

$97,842/yr
$33K$132K

Communications Director

Eli Lilly and Company

$154,898/yr

Range: $31K - $230K

5 salaries

$154,898/yr
$31K$230K

Communications Director

USAA

$98,102/yr

Range: $86K - $139K

5 salaries

$98,102/yr
$86K$139K

Communications Director

Vanderbilt University

$58,681/yr

Range: $49K - $97K

5 salaries

$58,681/yr
$49K$97K

Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent communications director salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$78,000
per year
A Communications Director in the Washington, DC Area area reported making $78,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Washington, DC Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
College / University
$80,000
per year
A Director of Communications in the Denver, CO Area area reported making $80,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Denver, CO Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
College / University
$75,000
per year
A Director of Communications in the Philadelphia, PA Area area reported making $75,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Philadelphia, PA Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$150,000
per year
A Corporate Communications Director in the Chicago, IL Area area reported making $150,000 per year
Additional Pay
$25k cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Chicago, IL Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Public
$90,000
per year
A Director of Communications in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $90,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Los Angeles, CA Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$105,000
per year
A Director, Brand Communications in the Boston, MA Area area reported making $105,000 per year
Additional Pay
$15k cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Boston, MA Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$140,000
per year
A Communications Director in the Boston, MA Area area reported making $140,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Boston, MA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
College / University
$34,000
per year
A Communications Director in the Augusta, GA Area area reported making $34,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Augusta, GA Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Nonprofit Organization