A Public Relations (PR) Manager earns an average salary of $58,864 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. A skill in Corporate Communications is associated with high pay for this job.
Public Relations (PR) Manager Total Pay (?
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$36,266 - $91,943
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92K
MEDIAN: $58,864
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Public Relations (PR) Manager Total Pay (?
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$12.26 - $34.20
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National Salary Data

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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$36,266 - $91,943  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,553  
Profit Sharing
$50.00 - $10,113  
Commission
$1,500 - $20,300  
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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$35,851 - $95,851  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,573
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$12.26 - $34.20  
   
Overtime
$13.46 - $44.72  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,553  
   
Commission
$1,500 - $20,300  
Profit Sharing
$50.00 - $10,113  
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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$35,851 - $95,851  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,573
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Job Description for Public Relations (PR) Manager
The public relations manager is the liaison between an organization and the outside world. Specific areas of concentration are community relations, media relations, contact with the investment community, and how the organization communicates internally. Public relations managers may oversee a marketing plan and budget, coordinate input from the outside, hire help as needed, and field media questions and interviews. Public relations managers must review and coordinate all marketing programs to make sure they promote the organization's intended point of view.
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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 Difference By Location
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Experience Affects Public Relations (PR) Manager Salaries

National Average
$59,000

Skills That Affect Public Relations (PR) Manager Salaries

Social Media Marketing
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Marketing Communications
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National Average
$59,000
Microsoft Word
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Gender
Female
76%
female alumni
 
Male
24%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
41%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
8%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 76%
vision benefits Vision: 58% employee benefits None: 11%
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