Communications Writer Salary in the United States

How much does a Communications Writer make in the United States? The average Communications Writer salary in the United States is $55,784 as of October 30, 2019, but the salary range typically falls between $49,260 and $64,642. 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. 

Salary range for a Communications Writer
$49,260 to $64,642
For Employees

Analyze the market and your qualifications to negotiate your salary with confidence.

Search thousands of open positions to find your next opportunity.

For Employers

Individualize employee pay based on unique job requirements and personal qualifications.

Get the latest market price for benchmark jobs and jobs in your industry.

Communications Writer

Review the job openings and experience requirements for the Communications Writer job to confirm that it is the job you are seeking.

See user submitted job responsibilities for Communications Writer.

Job Openings for Communications Writer
Caravel Group Communications -
Caravel Group Communications, LLC , a growing full-service medical communications agency based in San Francisco, is looking for a skilled Senior Medical Writer to join our team. Caravel Group ...
LinkedIn - 4 days ago
California Disability Services Assoc. - SACRAMENTO , California
Public Policy and Communications Manager Public Policy & Communications Manager at California ... Major duties are writing, research, position development, and lobbying activities. CDSA has a small ...
Monster - 10 days ago
This role requires exceptional verbal and written communication skills and strong attention to detail, as well as the ability to thrive in a lean, fast-paced entrepreneurial environment with grace ...
Monster - 1 day ago
"The skill of writing is creating a context in which other people can think." Edwin Schlossberg ... and Communications Writer/Editor to deliver narratives and documents that clearly define the ...
Monster - 10 days ago
EmpRes Healthcare Management - Vancouver , WA
Writes and edits marketing materials, press releases, and other company communications. * Collaborates with marketing and communications team to develop social media content. * Maintains a thorough ...
Glassdoor - 3 days ago
VanderHouwen - Beaverton , OR
Develop and implement centralized communications (write, edit, and execute) relevant to cross-functional teams including news content for GBM Hub and weekly newsletter, presentations, etc. Owner of ...
Dice.com - 5 days ago
Not the job you're looking for? Search more salaries here:

Are you an HR manager or compensation specialist?

Salary.com's CompAnalyst platform offers:

  • Detailed skills and competency reports for specific positions
  • Job and employee pricing reports
  • Compensation data tools, salary structures, surveys and benchmarks.
Learn about CompAnalyst

Understand the total compensation opportunity for a Communications Writer, base salary plus other pay elements

Average Base Salary

Core compensation

 
 
 
49260
64642
55784

Average Total Cash Compensation

Includes base and annual incentives

 
 
 
49371
64541
56939
These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of Communications Writer in the United States. The base salary for Communications Writer ranges from $49,260 to $64,642 with the average base salary of $55,784. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $49,371 to $64,541 with the average total cash compensation of $56,939.

Discover how your pay is adjusted for skills, experience, and other factors

How much should you be paid?

For a real-time salary target, tell us more about your role in the four categories below.

49260
64642