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Community Relations Specialist Salary (United States)

A Community Relations Specialist earns an average salary of $43,057 per year. A skill in Community Outreach / Activism is associated with high pay for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.
Community Relations Specialist Salary (?
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$30,515 - $61,461
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MEDIAN: $43,056
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Community Relations Specialist Salary (?
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$9.61 - $25.06
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National Salary Data

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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$30,515 - $61,461  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,063  
Commission
$2,948 - $15,260  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$29,610 - $61,738  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 228
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$9.61 - $25.06  
   
Overtime
$1.20 - $35.42  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,063  
   
Commission
$2,948 - $15,260  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$29,610 - $61,738  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 65
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Job Description for Community Relations Specialist

Community relations specialists work in a wide variety of fields in private companies, non-profit agencies, educational entities, and governmental institutions. They work to build contacts within communities, sometimes in specific areas, to build relationships between their employer and the community. One of the primary tasks of a community relations specialist is to develop, organize, implement, and analyze their company's public relations campaigns and marketing efforts. In many cases, this includes planning events aimed at reaching the public (or a specific segment of the public), coordinating outreach campaigns, and building relationships with specific individuals or groups within a community.
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Community Relations Specialist Tasks
  • Lead community marketing efforts, ensuring execution of strategies to improve market presence.
  • Develop public relations strategies that will influence public opinion or promote ideas, products and services.
  • Plan and execute press conferences and special events.
  • Promote individuals, groups, or organizations by writing or selecting publicity material and releasing it through various communications media.
  • Respond to requests for information or designate another appropriate spokesperson or information source.

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Experience Affects Community Relations Specialist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 5%
National Average
$43,000

Skills That Affect Community Relations Specialist Salaries

Community Outreach / Activism
up arrow 16%
Fundraising
up arrow 9%
Marketing Communications
up arrow 3%
Event Planning
up arrow 3%
Media / Public Relations
0%
National Average
$43,000

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 81 votes.

Gender

Female
82%
female alumni
 
Male
18%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 82% dental benefits Dental: 73%
vision benefits Vision: 54% employee benefits None: 15%