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Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a Director of Communications make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

$99,290 / yrTotal Pay
$75,813 / yrBase Pay
$23,477 / yrAdditional Pay

$99,290

 / yr
$49K$313K
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The estimated total pay for a Director of Communications is $99,290 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $75,813 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $23,477 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

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What are some related job titles for Director Of Communications?

Some related job titles are Communications Director Salaries with median pay of $97,149, Director of Corporate Communications Salaries with median pay of $136,780, Director, Internal Communications Salaries with median pay of $137,233, Director of Marketing and Communications Salaries with median pay of $133,093.

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United States House of Representatives
4.0

United States House of Representatives

Director of Communications

$85,927

 /yr
Range: $65K - $138K

$65K

$138K

$65,363 - $138,436 Range

Unum
3.7

Unum

Director of Communications

$119,538

 /yr
Range: $113K - $140K

$113K

$140K

$112,772 - $139,837 Range

Acelero Learning
3.7

Acelero Learning

Director of Communications

$115,591

 /yr
Range: $116K - $116K

$116K

$116K

$115,591 - $115,591 Range

Georgetown University
4.2

Georgetown University

Director of Communications

$74,093

 /yr
Range: $66K - $100K

$66K

$100K

$65,728 - $99,604 Range

YMCA
3.9

YMCA

Director of Communications

$77,683

 /yr
Range: $68K - $86K

$68K

$86K

$68,368 - $86,260 Range

Museum Of Contemporary Art
3.3

Museum Of Contemporary Art

Director of Communications

$175,323

 /yr
Range: $160K - $228K

$160K

$228K

$160,411 - $227,639 Range

Intervarsity
4.3

Intervarsity

Director of Communications

$55,912

 /yr
Range: $56K - $56K

$56K

$56K

$55,912 - $55,912 Range

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State of Indiana
3.3

State of Indiana

Director of Communications

$70,284

 /yr
Range: $68K - $75K

$68K

$75K

$67,663 - $74,544 Range

University of Virginia
4.3

University of Virginia

Director of Communications

$116,282

 /yr
Range: $84K - $160K

$84K

$160K

$84,357 - $160,279 Range

UNC Chapel Hill
4.0

UNC Chapel Hill

Director of Communications

$84,113

 /yr
Range: $75K - $150K

$75K

$150K

$75,419 - $149,804 Range

University of Colorado Boulder
4.3

University of Colorado Boulder

Director of Communications

$97,172

 /yr
Range: $97K - $105K

$97K

$105K

$97,172 - $104,863 Range

Washington DC Government
3.5

Washington DC Government

Director of Communications

$139,599

 /yr
Range: $73K - $149K

$73K

$149K

$73,186 - $148,521 Range

ABC
3.9

ABC

Director of Communications

$77,554

 /yr
Range: $75K - $120K

$75K

$120K

$75,453 - $120,335 Range

NY State Senate
3.4

NY State Senate

Director of Communications

$63,454

 /yr
Range: $52K - $68K

$52K

$68K

$51,519 - $68,478 Range

Anonymous
3.8

Anonymous

Director of Communications

$99,897

 /yr
Range: $86K - $151K

$86K

$151K

$86,080 - $151,196 Range

University of Southern California
4.4

University of Southern California

Director of Communications

$101,442

 /yr
Range: $101K - $102K

$101K

$102K

$100,527 - $102,150 Range

City of Charlottesville
3.2

City of Charlottesville

Director of Communications

$133,936

 /yr
Range: $129K - $136K

$129K

$136K

$129,000 - $136,309 Range

Fidelity Investments
4.3

Fidelity Investments

Director of Communications

$124,337

 /yr
Range: $119K - $160K

$119K

$160K

$118,659 - $160,224 Range

New York City Department of Education
3.5

New York City Department of Education

Director of Communications

$103,113

 /yr
Range: $98K - $106K

$98K

$106K

$97,581 - $105,597 Range

US Army
3.8

US Army

Director of Communications

$183,350

 /yr
Range: $121K - $193K

$121K

$193K

$121,344 - $192,814 Range

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$170,000

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Cash Bonus$34,000/yr

8 days ago by a Communications Director with more than 15 years of experience

$100,000

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8 days ago by a Communications Director with 10 to 14 years of experience

$115,000

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8 days ago by a Director of Communications with 10 to 14 years of experience

$205,000

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Cash Bonus$45,000/yr
Stock Bonus$95,000/yr

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$95,000

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8 days ago by a Director of Communications with 10 to 14 years of experience

$39,000

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9 days ago by a Communications Director with 10 to 14 years of experience

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9 days ago by a Director of Communications with 1 to 3 years of experience

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Frequently asked questions about a Director of Communications salaries

The national average salary for a Director of Communications is $90,016 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Director of Communications salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 789 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Director of Communications employees.

The highest salary for a Director of Communications in United States is $157,441 per year.

The lowest salary for a Director of Communications in United States is $51,466 per year.

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