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Public Information Specialist Salary

Public Information Specialists in the United States pull down an average of $51K annually. The bottom of the pay range sits near $30K, and the top verges on $61K per year. Most Public Information Specialists like their work and job satisfaction is high. In this profession, most enjoy medical and dental coverage, and a strong majority have vision insurance, as well. The vast majority (84 percent) of Public Information Specialists who took the survey are female. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$34,313 - $61,851
(Median)
$34K
$51K
$62K
MEDIAN: $50,781
10%
50%
90%

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$12.87 - $29.59
(Median)
$13
$19
$30
MEDIAN: $19.00
10%
50%
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
$34,313 - $61,851  
   
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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$29,799 - $61,479  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 47
National Hourly Rate 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$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$12.87 - $29.59  
   
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).
)
$29,799 - $61,479  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 11

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Typical Public Information Specialists report a focused set of job skills. Media / Public Relations and Web Content Management are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay. Those listing Web Content Management and Media / Public Relations as skills, on the other hand, should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Experience with Media / Public Relations is often linked with knowledge of Web Content Management.

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Experience Affects Public Information Specialist Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 17%

Mid-Career
up arrow 11%

National Average
$47,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 10%

Skills That Affect Public Information Specialist Salaries

National Average
$47,000

Media / Public Relations
up arrow 9%

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
29%
5-9 years
43%
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%
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