Public Relations (PR) Manager Salary

A Public Relations (PR) Manager earns an average salary of $61,193 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Corporate Communications and Technical Writing.
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$39,484 - $95,844
(Median)
$39K
$61K
$96K
MEDIAN: $61,193
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$14.66 - $42.50
(Median)
$15
$20
$42
MEDIAN: $20
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$39,484 - $95,844  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,649  
Profit Sharing
$-0.49 - $10,050  
Commission
$9,250  
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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$39,171 - $98,618  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,369
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$14.66 - $42.50  
   
Hourly Tips
$2.22  
Overtime
$1.50 - $42.89  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,649  
   
Commission
$9,250  
Profit Sharing
$-0.49 - $10,050  
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).
)
$39,171 - $98,618  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 84
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Job Description for Public Relations (PR) Manager

The public relations manager is a position sought after by various companies in many industries, which range from hotels to food manufacturing. Most companies are seeking an applicant with a bachelor's degree in public relations, communications, or a similar discipline. The ideal applicant should have at least five years of experience, in addition to having a few years of relevant experience. The public relations manager will not be doing an extensive amount of traveling, but there is the possibility that some companies will include minor traveling for training or event attendance.

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Public Relations (PR) Manager Tasks

  • Plan special events, conferences and parties.
  • Coordinate initiatives with marketing, community and production.
  • Outreach to press.
  • Create podcasts, blogs and represent the company.
  • Create and release publications for the press.

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Pay by Experience Level for Public Relations (PR) Manager

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $61,344

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What is it like working as a Public Relations (PR) Manager?

Public Relations (PR) Manager in Kingston:
"The Management."
Pros: I like the most of PR that it's very flexible and some what a challenge. To know more about the Music Industry.
Cons: The least I like about my Job is that the Recording Artiste some times. Are lazy and expect you to do all the work to enhance there career.

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Experience Affects Public Relations (PR) Manager Salaries




National Average
$61,000


Skills That Affect Public Relations (PR) Manager Salaries


Technical Writing
up arrow 10%

Media / Public Relations
up arrow 2%

Press Releases
0%

National Average
$61,000

Marketing Communications
up arrow 1%

Social Media Marketing
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 2%



Community Outreach / Activism
up arrow 9%

Client Interaction
up arrow 17%

Media Management
up arrow 24%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 229 votes.

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
40%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
medical benefits
Vision: 62%
dental benefits
None: 10%
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