The average Experienced Public Relations Specialist earns approximately $61K annually. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Experienced Public Relations Specialists making up 76 percent. Work is enjoyable for Experienced Public Relations Specialists, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a large number collect dental insurance. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$39,216 - $82,854
(Median)
$39K
$61K
$83K
MEDIAN: $60,650
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90%

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$12.37 - $82.41
(Median)
$12
$23
$82
MEDIAN: $23.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$39,216 - $82,854  
   
Bonus
$950 - $5,087  
Total Pay (?
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$38,826 - $85,345  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 52
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$28$56$84
Hourly Rate
$12.37 - $82.41  
   
Overtime
$33.73  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$950 - $5,087  
   
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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$38,826 - $85,345  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 13
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Skills That Affect Public Relations (PR) Specialist Salaries

Corporate Communications
up arrow 12%

Media / Public Relations
up arrow 5%

Event Planning
up arrow 4%

Marketing Communications
up arrow 2%

National Average
$57,000

Social Media Marketing
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%

Press Releases
up arrow 7%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
medical benefits
Vision: 67%
dental benefits
None: 7%
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