Public Information Officer Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Public Information Officer is $50,917 per year.
Public Information Officer Salary (?
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$35,014 - $78,397
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $50,917
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Public Information Officer Salary (?
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$11.51 - $31.15
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MEDIAN: $20
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National Salary Data

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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$35,014 - $78,397  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,122  
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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$31,902 - $77,302  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 164
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$22$44$66
Hourly Rate
$11.51 - $31.15  
   
Overtime
$0.21 - $65.69  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,122  
   
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).
)
$31,902 - $77,302  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 24
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Job Description for Public Information Officer

  • Use a variety of social media platforms to converse with key stakeholders, and to increase engagement and interaction with agency customers.
  • Coordinate and execute social media campaigns to achieve mission-driven goals.
  • Design and implement techniques that support effective use of digital and social media by agency staff and partners.
  • Work closely with the communications team, agency leadership and at-large staff to develop digital and social media content to achieve agency strategic priorities.
  • Monitor and report on results using analytic tools, and make ongoing improvements.

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Pay by Experience Level for Public Information Officer

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Experience Affects Public Information Officer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 23%
Experienced
up arrow 11%
Mid-Career
up arrow 2%
National Average
$50,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 14%

Skills That Affect Public Information Officer Salaries

Social Media Marketing
up arrow 8%
National Average
$50,000
Marketing Communications
up arrow 2%

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
68%
female alumni
 
Male
32%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 77%
vision benefits Vision: 66% employee benefits None: 9%
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