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Public Information Specialist Salary

Public Information Specialists in the United States pull down an average of $50K annually. Compensation ranges from $27K on the lower end to $60K per year on the higher end. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the larger part. Most Public Information Specialists like their work and job satisfaction is high. Among survey respondents, women are more common than men; 83 percent of Public Information Specialists are female. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.
$30,201 - $60,014
(Median)
30K
38K
50K
56K
MEDIAN: $49,729
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$12.33 - $29.59
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$30,201 - $60,014  
   
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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$26,929 - $59,861  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 40
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$12.33 - $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.
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$0$20K$40K$60K
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).
)
$26,929 - $59,861  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 11
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Job skills reported by Public Information Specialists are limited. Media / Public Relations and Web Content Management are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Web Content Management and Media / Public Relations. Web Content Management is a skill commonly found among those who know Media / Public Relations.

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Experience Affects Public Information Specialist Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 17%

National Average
$44,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 7%

Entry-Level
up arrow 14%

Skills That Affect Public Information Specialist Salaries

National Average
$44,000

Media / Public Relations
up arrow 10%

Web Content Management
up arrow 16%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
41%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 80%
vision benefits Vision: 64% employee benefits None: 8%