Public Affairs Officer Salary (United States)

A Public Affairs Officer earns an average salary of $70,769 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.
Public Affairs Officer Total Pay (?
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$40,128 - $101,740
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MEDIAN: $70,769
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$40,128 - $101,740  
   
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$0.00 - $14,681  
Total Pay (?
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$39,928 - $104,840  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 83
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Job Description for Public Affairs Officer

  • Facilitate media relations and determine information needs of both internal and external audiences.
  • Plan and execute communication strategies to achieve desired objectives.
  • Advise senior leaders on public affairs issues and assist them in making decisions about disseminating information to the media.
  • Evaluate media strategies and their effectiveness.

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Experience Affects Public Affairs Officer Salaries

Experienced
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Mid-Career
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National Average
$71,000
Entry-Level
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Gender

Female
43%
female alumni
 
Male
57%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 66%
vision benefits Vision: 55% employee benefits None: 11%
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