How much does a Communications Manager make in the United States? The average Communications Manager salary in the United States is $109,001 as of December 28, 2020, but the range typically falls between $94,954 and $123,642. 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.
Communications Manager manages organization's internal/external communications activities including advertising, marketing, media relations etc. Creates, implements and oversees communications programs that effectively describe and promote the organization and its products. May aid in the preparation of presentations and/or speeches geared toward employees and consumers. Being a Communications Manager requires a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to a director. The Communications Manager manages subordinate staff in the day-to-day performance of their jobs. True first level manager. Ensures that project/department milestones/goals are met and adhering to approved budgets. Has full authority for personnel actions. Extensive knowledge of department processes. To be a Communications Manager typically requires 5 years experience in the related area as an individual contributor. 1 to 3 years supervisory experience may be required. (Copyright 2021 Salary.com)... View full job description
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Fiscal Year Ended in 2019
What does a Communications Manager do?
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These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of Communications Manager in the United States. The base salary for Communications Manager ranges from $94,954 to $123,642 with the average base salary of $109,001. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $100,626 to $138,690 with the average total cash compensation of $118,670.