A Public Relations (PR) Specialist with Press Releases skills earns an average salary of $46,720 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases steeply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

$33,182 - $64,561
(Median)
$33K
$47K
$65K
MEDIAN: $46,719
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$11.79 - $25.76
(Median)
$12
$19
$26
MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$33,182 - $64,561  
   
Bonus
$966 - $6,040  
Total Pay (?
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$31,580 - $64,074  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 146
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$11.79 - $25.76  
   
Overtime
$29.48  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$966 - $6,040  
   
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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$31,580 - $64,074  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 29
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Pay by Experience Level for Public Relations (PR) Specialist

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Experience Affects Public Relations (PR) Specialist Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 17%

Experienced
up arrow 16%

Late-Career
up arrow 15%

National Average
$46,000


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 31 votes.

Gender

Female
74 %
Male
26 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
61%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
medical benefits
Vision: 53%
dental benefits
None: 12%
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