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Market Research Jobs > Salary by Job Title > Communications Director/Manager

Communications director salary - corporate side of market research

Note: The market research salary and compensation survey was conducted online in April 2014 among Quirk’s subscribers. In total we received 3,721 responses. We received 1,220 usable surveys from client-side researchers (corporate market research) and achieved an interval of 1.53 at the 95 percent confidence level. (Not all respondents answered all questions.)

For a complete survey results follow the link below:
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Communications director/manager salary by:

Industry Count Base Bonus Dividends* Other* Total
Advertising/Public Relations            
Agriculture      
Automotive      
Banking/Financial 1 $80,000 $0 $0 $0 $80,000
Building Materials/Products      
Computer Hardware/Software      
Construction/Housing      
Consulting      
Consumer Goods      
Education      
Entertainment      
Food/Beverage      
Government      
Health Care/Pharmaceuticals      
Hospitality (hotels, restaurants, etc.)      
Insurance      
Manufacturing      
Media/Publishing/Information      
Non-Profits      
Retail      
Technology/IT/Web      
Telecommunications      
Transportation      
Travel      
Utilities/Energy      
Other      
Average 1 $80,000 $0 $0 $0 $80,000
Region in which located Count Base Bonus Dividends* Other* Total
North East (CT, MA, ME, NH, RI, VT)            
Mid Atlantic (NJ, NY, PA)      
East North Central (IL, IN, MI, OH, WI)      
West North Central (IA, KS, MN, MO, NE, ND, SD)      
South Atlantic (DC, DE, FL, GA, MD, NC, SC, VA, WV) 1 $80,000 $0 $0 $0 $80,000
East South Central (AL, KY, MS, TN)      
West South Central (AR, LA, OK, TX)      
Mountain (AZ, CO, ID, MT, NM, NV, UT, WY)      
Pacific Coast (AK, CA, HI, OR, WA)      
Canada      
Mexico      
Central and South America      
Eastern Europe      
Western Europe      
Asia      
Middle East      
Africa      
Australia/New Zealand      
Average 1 $80,000 $0 $0 $0 $80,000
Annual revenue/sales of organization Count Base Bonus Dividends* Other* Total
< $1 Million US dollars            
$1M - $3M      
$3M - $6M      
$6M - $10M      
$10M - $50M      
$50M - $100M      
$100M - $300M      
$300M - $500M      
$500M - $1 Billion      
>$1 Billion US dollars 1 $80,000 $0 $0 $0 $80,000
Average 1 $80,000 $0 $0 $0 $80,000
Number of full-time equivalent market researchers on staff Count Base Bonus Dividends* Other* Total
0            
1 - 2      
3 - 5      
6 - 10      
11 - 15 1 $80,000 $0 $0 $0 $80,000
16  - 25      
>25      
Average 1 $80,000 $0 $0 $0 $80,000
Number of years of experience in marketing research Count Base Bonus Dividends* Other* Total
< 1 year            
1 - 2      
3 - 5      
6 - 10      
11 - 15 1 $80,000 $0 $0 $0 $80,000
16  - 25      
>25      
Average 1 $80,000 $0 $0 $0 $80,000
Years at current job Count Base Bonus Dividends* Other* Total
< 1 year 1 $80,000 $0 $0 $0 $80,000
1 - 2      
3 - 5      
6 - 10      
11 - 15      
16  - 25      
>25      
Average 1 $80,000 $0 $0 $0 $80,000
Amount of work time spent conducting, coordinating and analyzing marketing research Count Base Bonus Dividends* Other* Total
0%            
< 15%      
15% - 25%      
26% - 50%      
51% - 75% 1 $80,000 $0 $0 $0 $80,000
> 75%      
Average 1 $80,000 $0 $0 $0 $80,000
Number of employees supervised Count Base Bonus Dividends* Other* Total
0 (None) 1 $80,000 $0 $0 $0 $80,000
1 - 2      
3 - 5      
6 - 10      
> 10      
Average 1 $80,000 $0 $0 $0 $80,000
Highest degree achieved Count Base Bonus Dividends* Other* Total
High-school graduate            
College graduate      
Masters program graduate 1 $80,000 $0 $0 $0 $80,000
Ph.D. graduate      
Average 1 $80,000 $0 $0 $0 $80,000
Do you hold a marketing research certification? (RIVA, Burke, PRC etc.) Count Base Bonus Dividends* Other* Total
Yes            
No 1 $80,000 $0 $0 $0 $80,000
Average 1 $80,000 $0 $0 $0 $80,000
Gender Count Base Bonus Dividends* Other* Total
Male 1 $80,000 $0 $0 $0 $80,000
Female      
Average 1 $80,000 $0 $0 $0 $80,000
Age Count Base Bonus Dividends* Other* Total
< 25            
25 - 30      
31 - 35      
36 - 45      
46 - 55 1 $80,000 $0 $0 $0 $80,000
56 - 65      
66+      
Average 1 $80,000 $0 $0 $0 $80,000