Experienced Public Relations (PR) Director Salary

Median pay for Experienced Public Relations Directors is around $95K annually. Cash earnings for Experienced Public Relations Directors — which occasionally include more than $26K from bonuses and more than $10K from profit sharing — stretch from around $60K to approximately $150K. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Experienced Public Relations Directors making up 73 percent. Nearly all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. Most Experienced Public Relations Directors like their work and job satisfaction is high. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$60,262 - $142,374
$60K
$95K
$140K
MEDIAN: $94,680
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$17.73 - $50.50
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MEDIAN: $20.84
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$60,262 - $142,374  
   
Bonus
$1,526 - $25,525  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $10,101  
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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$59,758 - $149,593  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 184
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$20.84  
   
Overtime
$61.50  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$1,526 - $25,525  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $10,101  
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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$59,758 - $149,593  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 5

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $97,656

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Experienced Public Relations Directors will find that San Francisco offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 44 percent. Experienced Public Relations Directors can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Washington (+41 percent), Seattle (+37 percent), New York (+28 percent), and Chicago (+5 percent). Those in the field find the lowest salaries in Dallas, 5 percent below the national average.

Key Stats for Public Relations (PR) Director

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
27 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 19 votes.
10-19 years
81%
20 years or more
19%
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Skills That Affect Public Relations (PR) Director Salaries


National Average
$98,000

Microsoft Word
▼1%


Marketing Communications
▼3%

Social Media Marketing
▼3%

Marketing Management
▼16%

Advertising
▼16%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 19 votes.

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
27 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 66%
dental benefits
None: 5%
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