Want to earn the most working in comms? Here’s what to know.

From where to live to what kind of org to work for, we have the data.

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Ragan's 2023 Salary and Workplace Culture Survey

There are lots of things we love about our jobs.  A fulfilling mission, intellectual stimulation, amazing coworkers.

But let’s be honest: We also work because we all need money. And if you’re trying to maximize your payday, read on to learn what kind of org you should work in, what area of comms and even what part of the country.

Ragan’s 2023 Salary & Workplace Culture Survey asked nearly 600 communications professionals to give us the inside scoop on how much they’re paid. And we broke that figure down to figure out which comms pros are the best paid.

The full results are available to you as a member of Ragan Insider, but here are some of the juiciest bits.

The average salary across all demographics, according to our survey respondents, was $110,872. Note that 64% of our respondents said they had titles of director or manager, so don’t despair if you’re a specialist or assistant and not bringing in that kind of pay — yet.

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