Media Relations Specialist Salary

The average pay for a Media Relations Specialist is $46,232 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience. Experience has a moderate effect on salary for this job.

$32,384 - $71,608
(Median)
$32K
$46K
$72K
MEDIAN: $46,232
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$13.89 - $25.71
(Median)
$14
$24
$26
MEDIAN: $24.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$32,384 - $71,608  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,933  
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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$31,734 - $67,962  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 107
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$13.89 - $25.71  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.14  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,933  
   
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).
)
$31,734 - $67,962  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 27
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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

Experienced
up arrow 35%


National Average
$47,000


Skills That Affect Media Relations Specialist Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 8%

Copywriting
up arrow 7%

Social Media Marketing
up arrow 5%

Marketing Communications
up arrow 3%

National Average
$47,000

Media / Public Relations
up arrow 1%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 25 votes.

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
medical benefits
Vision: 66%
dental benefits
None: 7%
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