Public Information Specialist Salary

Pay for Public Information Specialists in the United States sits in the ballpark of $51K annually. Compensation ranges from $28K on the lower end to $61K per year on the higher end. Medical and dental coverage is claimed by most, and a majority earn vision coverage. Female Public Information Specialists far outnumber their male contemporaries among survey respondents. Job satisfaction for Public Information Specialists is high. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$34,142 - $61,954
(Median)
$34K
$51K
$62K
MEDIAN: $51,254
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$12.37 - $29.36
(Median)
$12
$18
$29
MEDIAN: $18.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$34,142 - $61,954  
   
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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$27,830 - $61,479  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 46
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$12.37 - $29.36  
   
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$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).
)
$27,830 - $61,479  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 12

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Professional skills reported by Public Information Specialists are few in number. Media / Public Relations and Web Content Management are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay. Web Content Management and Media / Public Relations, on the other hand, are typically associated with much lower pay. It is not unusual for someone who knows Media / Public Relations to be familiar with Web Content Management as well.

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Experience Affects Public Information Specialist Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 17%

Mid-Career
up arrow 10%

National Average
$47,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 13%

Skills That Affect Public Information Specialist Salaries

National Average
$47,000

Media / Public Relations
up arrow 10%

Web Content Management
up arrow 20%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 24 votes.

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
45%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 84%
vision benefits Vision: 70% employee benefits None: 7%