Public Relations (PR) Specialist Salary

The average pay for a Public Relations (PR) Specialist is $44,763 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.
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$30,614 - $66,029
(Median)
$31K
$45K
$66K
MEDIAN: $44,762
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$10.12 - $27.63
(Median)
$10
$17
$28
MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$30,614 - $66,029  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,386  
Profit Sharing
$301.00 - $7,213  
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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$30,029 - $66,348  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 666
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$10.12 - $27.63  
   
Overtime
$12.50 - $35.34  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,386  
   
Profit Sharing
$301.00 - $7,213  
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).
)
$30,029 - $66,348  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 148

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Job Description for Public Relations (PR) Specialist

A public relations (PR) specialist helps promote and elevate awareness of a company, brand, or individual. They also help ensure that awareness in the public eye remains positive. They work with a variety of media, from the the web to more traditional media outlets such as TV, radio, and newspapers. They coordinate with marketing teams on branding and promotion to ensure consistency.

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Public Relations (PR) Specialist Tasks

  • Lead community marketing efforts, ensuring execution of strategies to improve market presence.
  • Develop public relations strategies that will influence public opinion or promote ideas, products and services.
  • Plan and execute press conferences and special events.
  • Promote individuals, groups, or organizations by writing or selecting publicity material and releasing it through various communications media.
  • Respond to requests for information or designate another appropriate spokesperson or information source.

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

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Experience Affects Public Relations (PR) Specialist Salaries




National Average
$44,000


Skills That Affect Public Relations (PR) Specialist Salaries


Marketing Communications
up arrow 3%

Press Releases
up arrow 1%

Event Planning
up arrow 1%

National Average
$44,000

Media / Public Relations
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 5%


Microsoft Office
up arrow 7%

Technical Writing
up arrow 10%

Graphic Design
up arrow 28%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 192 votes.

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 82% dental benefits Dental: 68%
vision benefits Vision: 54% employee benefits None: 16%