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Chief Communications Officer

Chief Communications Officer Salary

  Annual Salary Monthly Pay Weekly Pay Hourly Wage
Top Earners $113,000 $9,416 $2,173 $54
75th Percentile $92,000 $7,666 $1,769 $44
Average $72,113 $6,009 $1,386 $35
25th Percentile $49,000 $4,083 $942 $24
$20,500 - $30,999
5% of jobs
$31,000 - $41,499
11% of jobs
$49,000 is the 25th percentile. Salaries below this are outliers.
$41,500 - $51,999
13% of jobs
$52,000 - $62,499
13% of jobs
The average salary is $72,113 a year
$62,500 - $72,999
23% of jobs
$73,000 - $83,499
7% of jobs
$92,000 is the 75th percentile. Salaries above this are outliers.
$83,500 - $93,999
4% of jobs
$94,000 - $104,499
11% of jobs
$113,000 is the 90th percentile. Salaries above this are outliers.
$104,500 - $114,999
3% of jobs
$115,000 - $125,499
3% of jobs
$125,500 - $136,000
1% of jobs

National Average

$20,500 $72,113/year $35/hour $136,000
Chief Communications Officer Salary Comparison by Location
Nationwide
United States
$72,113
$6,009
$1,386
$35
Ashburn, VA
Virginia
$73,102
$6,092
$1,406
$35

As of Oct 22, 2020, the average annual pay for a Chief Communications Officer in the United States is $72,113 a year.

Just in case you need a simple salary calculator, that works out to be approximately $34.67 an hour. This is the equivalent of $1,387/week or $6,009/month.

While ZipRecruiter is seeing annual salaries as high as $136,000 and as low as $20,500, the majority of Chief Communications Officer salaries currently range between $49,000 (25th percentile) to $92,000 (75th percentile) with top earners (90th percentile) making $113,000 annually across the United States. The average pay range for a Chief Communications Officer varies greatly (by as much as $43,000), which suggests there may be many opportunities for advancement and increased pay based on skill level, location and years of experience.

Based on recent job postings on ZipRecruiter, the Chief Communications Officer job market in both Ashburn, VA and the surrounding area is very active. A Chief Communications Officer in your area makes on average $73,102 per year, or $989 (1%) more than the national average annual salary of $72,113. Virginia ranks number 24 out of 50 states nationwide for Chief Communications Officer salaries.

To estimate the most accurate annual salary range for Chief Communications Officer jobs, ZipRecruiter continuously scans its database of millions of active jobs published locally throughout America.

Find your next high paying job as a Chief Communications Officer on ZipRecruiter today.

Top 10 Highest Paying Cities for Chief Communications Officer Jobs

We’ve identified 10 cities where the typical salary for a Chief Communications Officer job is above the national average. Topping the list is Sunnyvale, CA, with Santa Cruz, CA and Redwood City, CA close behind in the second and third positions. Redwood City, CA beats the national average by $12,567 (16.0%), and Sunnyvale, CA furthers that trend with another $15,265 (19.1%) above the $72,113 average.

Significantly, Sunnyvale, CA has a very active Chief Communications Officer job market as there are several companies currently hiring for this type of role.

With these 10 cities having average salaries higher than the national average, the opportunities for economic advancement by changing locations as a Chief Communications Officer appears to be exceedingly fruitful.

Finally, another factor to consider is the average salary for these top ten cities varies very little at 7% between Sunnyvale, CA and Dickinson, ND, reinforcing the limited potential for much wage advancement. The possibility of a lower cost of living may be the best factor to use when considering location and salary for a Chief Communications Officer role.

CityAnnual SalaryMonthly PayWeekly PayHourly Wage
Sunnyvale, CA$87,379$7,282$1,680$42.01
Santa Cruz, CA$86,790$7,232$1,669$41.73
Redwood City, CA$84,681$7,057$1,628$40.71
Santa Rosa, CA$84,578$7,048$1,627$40.66
Williston, ND$83,006$6,917$1,596$39.91
Manhattan, NY$82,788$6,899$1,592$39.80
Barnstable Town, MA$82,253$6,854$1,582$39.54
Cambridge, MA$81,904$6,825$1,575$39.38
Arlington, VA$81,302$6,775$1,564$39.09
Dickinson, ND$80,804$6,734$1,554$38.85

Top 5 Best Paying Related Chief Communications Officer Jobs in the U.S.

We found at least five jobs related to the Chief Communications Officer job category that pay more per year than a typical Chief Communications Officer salary. Top examples of these roles include: Chief Medical Officer, Chief Product Officer, and Hospital CEO.

However, these example jobs are paid fairly similarly to Chief Communications Officer jobs, with a range of just $133,248 (96.0%) to $164,923 (106.7%) more than the average Chief Communications Officer salary of $72,113.

Job TitleAnnual SalaryMonthly PayWeekly PayHourly Wage
Chief Medical Officer$237,036$19,753$4,558$113.96
Chief Product Officer$218,500$18,208$4,202$105.05
Hospital Chief Executive Officer$208,500$17,375$4,010$100.24
Hospital CEO$208,500$17,375$4,010$100.24
Interim Chief Medical Officer$205,361$17,113$3,949$98.73

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