Public Information Specialist Salary

Public Information Specialists in the United States take home an average $49K per year. The bottom of the pay range sits near $29K, and the top verges on $64K per year. Among survey respondents, women are more common than men; 82 percent of Public Information Specialists are female. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Medical benefits are awarded to almost all, and a large number earn dental coverage. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$33,000 - $64,808
(Median)
$33K
$49K
$65K
MEDIAN: $48,795
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$28,856 - $63,501  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 49
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Survey takers who work as Public Information Specialists typically report just a few professional skills. Those who have experience with Marketing Communications, Media / Public Relations, and Web Content Management can expect to be compensated well for these skills. Those listing Web Content Management and Media / Public Relations as skills, on the other hand, should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Media / Public Relations is a skill commonly found among those who know Marketing Communications.

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Experience Affects Public Information Specialist Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 19%

Mid-Career
up arrow 14%

National Average
$47,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 8%

Skills That Affect Public Information Specialist Salaries

Marketing Communications
up arrow 19%

National Average
$47,000


Web Content Management
up arrow 21%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
37%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
medical benefits
Vision: 69%
dental benefits
None: 8%
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