A Public Relations (PR) Manager earns an average salary of $60,785 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 Strategic Planning, Corporate Communications, and Technical Writing.
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$40,382 - $95,968
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$61K
$96K
MEDIAN: $60,784
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$11.00 - $42.50
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$40,382 - $95,968  
   
Bonus
$479.20 - $10,318  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $8,984  
Commission
$12,000  
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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$39,973 - $98,579  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 935
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$11.00 - $42.50  
   
Hourly Tips
$2.22  
Overtime
$22.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$479.20 - $10,318  
   
Commission
$12,000  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $8,984  
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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$39,973 - $98,579  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 54
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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 Difference by Location

National Average: $60,928

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

Public Relations (PR) Manager in Jackson:
"Pros in PR."
Pros: The great thing about my job is being able to communicate to the world what we have to offer. I meet travel writers from all over the world and have the opportunity to show off our product by inviting them in and giving them a personal tour. I author new pieces day in and day out for editorials, advertorials and pitching ideas to writers. It's a great job and each day is different.
Cons: The bad part is I always have to make myself available for the media, even if I have something else planned or I'm not feeling well, or maybe my hair and makeup aren't on point as I would like.

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

Strategic Planning
up arrow 40%


Technical Writing
up arrow 11%

Media / Public Relations
up arrow 3%

Press Releases
up arrow 1%

Social Media Marketing
0%

National Average
$61,000

Marketing Communications
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 2%

Event Planning
up arrow 4%

Client Interaction
up arrow 16%

Community Outreach / Activism
up arrow 17%

Media Management
up arrow 24%

Social Media Optimization
up arrow 29%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 128 votes.

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
41%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
medical benefits
Vision: 62%
dental benefits
None: 12%
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