Corporate Relations Manager Salary

Corporate Relations Managers in the United States can expect to earn an average of $54K annually. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Most Corporate Relations Managers survey respondents are women (78 percent). Most people on this career path report moderate levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.
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$42,543 - $84,962
MEDIAN: $53,943

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$42,543 - $84,962  
$0.00 - $10,380  
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$40,359 - $86,954  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 142
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Job Description for Corporate Relations Manager

  • Create plans for expansion; track and analyze contributions.
  • Prepare, edit, present and execute funding and partnership proposals,campaigns and meetings.
  • Develop and maintain existing and new corporate partners and funding.
  • Write and provide reports for corporate partners and organization director.

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Corporate Relations Managers note just a narrow range of job skills. Most notably, skills in Business Development, Customer Relationship Management, Fundraising, and Event Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Event Management and Fundraising. Event Management and Fundraising are also commonly seen together.

Pay by Experience Level for Corporate Relations Manager

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Corporate Relations Managers who reported more years of relevant experience also reported higher earnings. People who have worked for fewer than five years earn around $51K, and folks with five to 10 years of experience see a modestly higher median of $55K. For Corporate Relations Managers, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $68K. Big financial gains seem to result from working for more than two decades; veterans in this group report earning $78K on average.

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Experience Affects Corporate Relations Manager Salaries

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National Average

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Skills That Affect Corporate Relations Manager Salaries

Business Development
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National Average

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
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Event Management
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 17 votes.


78 %
22 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 93% dental benefits Dental: 79%
vision benefits Vision: 63% employee benefits None: 6%