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Media Relations Specialist Salary

The average pay for a Media Relations Specialist is $44,150 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Project Management, Copywriting, Social Media Marketing, and Marketing Communications. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this career.

$31,188 - $70,989
(Median)
$31K
$44K
$71K
MEDIAN: $44,150
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$13.04 - $25.74
(Median)
$13
$24
$26
MEDIAN: $24.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$31,188 - $70,989  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,476  
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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$31,064 - $69,285  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 119
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$13.04 - $25.74  
   
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,476  
   
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).
)
$31,064 - $69,285  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 25

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Job Description for Media Relations Specialist

  • Write reports, releases, websites, and public-facing content to contextualize the organization.
  • Monitor and analyze the organization's public image, identifying strategies to improve perception.
  • Build, maintain and monitor relationships with key media figures and communities.
  • Create and disseminate marketing materials, both textual and image-based.

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Experience Affects Media Relations Specialist Salaries


National Average
$45,000


Skills That Affect Media Relations Specialist Salaries

Copywriting
up arrow 13%

Project Management
up arrow 13%

Marketing Communications
up arrow 10%

Social Media Marketing
up arrow 10%

Media / Public Relations
up arrow 1%

National Average
$45,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 32 votes.

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
6%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 84%
vision benefits Vision: 68% employee benefits None: 7%
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