A Director of Public Relations (PR) earns an average salary of $76,101 per year. A skill in Corporate Communications is associated with high pay for this job.
Director of Public Relations (PR) Total Pay (?
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$42,390 - $132,357
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$42,390 - $132,357  
   
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$0.00 - $19,489  
Profit Sharing
$1,980 - $29,590  
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$41,131 - $139,685  
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Job Description for Director of Public Relations (PR)
  • If engaged in fundraising, plan and direct activities to solicit and maintain funds for special projects and nonprofit organizations.
  • Plan and direct PR programs designed to create and maintain a favorable public image for employers or clients
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National Average
$78,000
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Experience Affects Director of Public Relations (PR) Salaries

National Average
$78,000

Skills That Affect Director of Public Relations (PR) Salaries

Corporate Communications
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National Average
$78,000
Social Media Marketing
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Marketing Communications
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Gender
Female
76%
female alumni
 
Male
24%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
24%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 63% employee benefits None: 9%
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