Public Relations Coordinator Salary

A Public Relations Coordinator earns an average salary of $38,460 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this career. A skill in Corporate Communications is associated with high pay for this job.

$29,037 - $53,206
(Median)
$29K
$38K
$53K
MEDIAN: $38,460
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$11.59 - $23.47
(Median)
$12
$17
$23
MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$29,037 - $53,206  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,065  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $4,932  
Commission
$3,900  
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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$28,483 - $53,527  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 649
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$11.59 - $23.47  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00  
Overtime
$14.49 - $33.85  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,065  
   
Commission
$3,900  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $4,932  
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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$28,483 - $53,527  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 152
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Job Description for Public Relations Coordinator

The public relations coordinator is typically responsible for creating and maintaining a positive public image for their organization. They work with the media to provide a positive perspective on their company and proactively promote stories of potential interest to media. Public relations coordinators work for a variety of industries such as hospitals, universities, large corporations, construction firms, and law firms.

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Public Relations Coordinator Tasks

  • Assist in event planning and execution.
  • Support consumer media relations efforts including media list development, media monitoring and pitching.
  • Manage collateral production, interact with vendors and manage deadlines.
  • Draft press materials including media alerts, press releases and pitch letters.
  • Perform administrative support to in house PR team.

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Pay by Experience Level for Public Relations Coordinator

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

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $38,171

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What is it like working as a Public Relations Coordinator?

Public Relations Coordinator in New York:
"Utilizing strong people and communications skills."
Pros: I love the culture of my company. Everyone is motivated, and the office is more relaxed than other corporate environments. I also really like my specific role at the company. I am doing exactly what I want to do and putting my strengths to good use.
Cons: I think because it is a startup culture, there is a lot of change constantly which can at times be bad for morale.

Public Relations Coordinator in Phoenix:
"DNA."
Pros: I feel good about what I do. I have learned a lot. I have great teammates. I love the people I've met through my job.
Cons: My manager is terrible. I feel a bit underpaid.

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Experience Affects Public Relations Coordinator Salaries




National Average
$38,000


Skills That Affect Public Relations Coordinator Salaries

Corporate Communications
up arrow 18%

Media / Public Relations
up arrow 2%

Marketing Communications
up arrow 1%

Event Planning
up arrow 1%

National Average
$38,000

Social Media Marketing
up arrow 1%

Press Releases
up arrow 2%

Graphic Design
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 110 votes.

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
70%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
6%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
medical benefits
Vision: 46%
dental benefits
None: 19%
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