Experienced Public Relations (PR) Director Salary

Average Experienced Public Relations Directors make around $95K per year. Total cash compensation to Experienced Public Relations Directors approaches anywhere from $59K on the lower end to $153K on the higher end; in exceptional cases, this can include more than $25K from bonuses and upwards of $10K from profit sharing. Almost all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. For the most part, Experienced Public Relations Directors enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Most Experienced Public Relations Directors survey respondents are women (72 percent). The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$59,713 - $145,928
$60K
$95K
$150K
MEDIAN: $94,555
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National Salary Data (?
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Salary
$59,713 - $145,928  
   
Bonus
$1,036 - $25,466  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $10,067  
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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$59,447 - $152,916  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 203

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $97,459

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

San Francisco offers some of the highest pay in the country for Experienced Public Relations Directors, 44 percent above the national average. Experienced Public Relations Directors will also find cushy salaries in Washington (+41 percent), Seattle (+37 percent), New York (+28 percent), and Chicago (+6 percent). In Dallas, salaries are 5 percent below the national average and represent the lowest-paying market.

Key Stats for Public Relations (PR) Director

Gender

Female
72 %
Male
28 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 23 votes.
10-19 years
81%
20 years or more
19%
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Skills That Affect Public Relations (PR) Director Salaries


National Average
$97,000

Microsoft Word
▼1%


Marketing Communications
▼3%

Social Media Marketing
▼3%

Marketing Management
▼15%

Advertising
▼15%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 23 votes.

Gender

Female
72 %
Male
28 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 66%
no benefits
None: 6%
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