Average Experienced Public Relations Directors make around $93K per year. Final cash compensation to Experienced Public Relations Directors varies from around $59K to approximately $147K; choice pay grades include potential for bonuses and profit sharing as high as $25K and $20K, respectively. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Experienced Public Relations Directors making up 72 percent. Almost all enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers.

$59,502 - $140,097
MEDIAN: $93,280

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$59,502 - $140,097  
$1,014 - $24,797  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $19,727  
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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).
$58,881 - $146,532  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 184

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Skills That Affect Public Relations (PR) Director Salaries

Corporate Communications
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Marketing Communications
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Media / Public Relations
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Social Media Marketing
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Marketing Management
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Microsoft Word
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Job Satisfaction

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


72 %
28 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
medical benefits
Vision: 66%
dental benefits
None: 5%