Consultant, Public Relations Salary (United States)

A Consultant, Public Relations earns an average salary of $56,621 per year. A skill in Marketing Communications is associated with high pay for this job. Experience strongly influences income for this job.
Consultant, Public Relations Total Pay (?
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$34,108 - $137,500
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91K
140K
MEDIAN: $56,621
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Consultant, Public Relations Total Pay (?
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$15.10 - $120.75
(Median)
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120
MEDIAN: $39.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$70K$140K$210K
Salary
$34,108 - $137,500  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,771  
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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$33,984 - $180,834  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 200
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$15.10 - $120.75  
   
Overtime
$22.11 - $49.58  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,771  
   
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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$33,984 - $180,834  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 200
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Job Description for Consultant, Public Relations
  • Prepare and coordinate press releases and spokespeople to deliver the intended message.
  • Guarantee positive coverage of organization’s public events and endeavors.
  • Support organization’s objectives with public relations expertise.
  • Counsel administration and staff on proper procedure in the event of a PR crisis.
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Pay by Experience Level for Consultant, Public Relations
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Pay Difference By Location
Washington
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Minneapolis
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New York
0%
National Average
$65,000
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Experience Affects Consultant, Public Relations Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 131%
Experienced
up arrow 48%
Mid-Career
up arrow 3%
National Average
$65,000

Skills That Affect Consultant, Public Relations Salaries

National Average
$65,000
Media / Public Relations
up arrow 2%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 13%
Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
74%
female alumni
 
Male
26%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
17%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 46% dental benefits Dental: 37%
vision benefits Vision: 29% employee benefits None: 51%
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