How much does a Chief Communications Officer make in the United States? The average Chief Communications Officer salary in the United States is $222,400 as of June 28, 2020, but the range typically falls between $181,200 and $271,600. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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The Chief Communications Officer oversees market or public opinion research to assess program outcomes. Plans and directs communications programs that effectively describe and promote the organization and its products. Being a Chief Communications Officer requires a bachelor's degree. Approves promotional campaign ideas in various types of media, as well as counsels top management on effective communication strategies. In addition, Chief Communications Officer typically reports to top management. The Chief Communications Officer manages a departmental function within a broader corporate function. Develops major goals to support broad functional objectives. Approves policies developed within various sub-functions and departments. Comprehensive knowledge of the overall departmental function. Working as a Chief Communications Officer typically requires 8+ years of managerial experience. (Copyright 2020 Salary.com)

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