Public Relations (PR) Manager Salary

A Public Relations (PR) Manager earns an average salary of $60,547 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.
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$38,420 - $95,011

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$14.63 - $45.30

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$38,420 - $95,011  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,860  
Profit Sharing
$970 - $10,119  
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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$38,158 - $98,455  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,311
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$14.63 - $45.30  
   
Overtime
$1.36 - $43.34  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,860  
   
Profit Sharing
$970 - $10,119  
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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$38,158 - $98,455  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 78
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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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Experience Affects Public Relations (PR) Manager Salaries




National Average
$61,000


Skills That Affect Public Relations (PR) Manager Salaries


Media / Public Relations
up arrow 3%

Press Releases
up arrow 3%

Marketing Communications
0%

National Average
$61,000

Microsoft Word
up arrow 1%

Social Media Marketing
up arrow 2%



Community Outreach / Activism
up arrow 21%

Media Management
up arrow 22%

Client Interaction
up arrow 28%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 262 votes.

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %

Years of Experience

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

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 76%
vision benefits Vision: 62% employee benefits None: 11%
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