A Public Affairs Officer earns an average salary of $67,974 per year.
Public Affairs Officer Total Pay (?
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$39,628 - $110,392
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$39,628 - $110,392  
   
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$0.00 - $14,249  
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$39,498 - $109,189  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 77
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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.
Pay by Experience Level for Public Affairs Officer
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
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Experience Affects Public Affairs Officer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 25%
Experienced
up arrow 19%
Mid-Career
up arrow 8%
National Average
$68,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 16%
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Gender
Female
45%
female alumni
 
Male
55%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
17%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 63%
vision benefits Vision: 54% employee benefits None: 11%
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