Public Information Specialist Salary

The average Public Information Specialist in the United States can expect to rake in roughly $50K annually. The pay spectrum stretches from $29K to $62K per year. Female Public Information Specialists far outnumber their male contemporaries among survey respondents. Most Public Information Specialists report high levels of job satisfaction. Nearly all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and most collect dental insurance. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$34,142 - $63,606

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$12.87 - $29.59

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$34,142 - $63,606  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $315.00  
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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$28,856 - $62,410  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 46
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$12.87 - $29.59  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $315.00  
   
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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$28,856 - $62,410  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 11
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Public Information Specialists who responded to the survey report just a handful of professional skills. Fortunate workers who know Marketing Communications can expect a significant pay bump, scoring salaries 21 percent above average. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Web Content Management and Media / Public Relations. Competency in Media / Public Relations frequently indicates knowledge of Web Content Management.

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Experience Affects Public Information Specialist Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 19%

Mid-Career
up arrow 16%

National Average
$46,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 10%

Skills That Affect Public Information Specialist Salaries

Marketing Communications
up arrow 21%

National Average
$46,000

Media / Public Relations
up arrow 8%

Web Content Management
up arrow 19%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 21 votes.

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
44%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 92% dental benefits Dental: 85%
vision benefits Vision: 74% employee benefits None: 6%
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