Public Relations Coordinator Salary (United States)

The average salary for a Public Relations Coordinator is $36,656 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this field.
Public Relations Coordinator Total Pay (?
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$28,442 - $50,137
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MEDIAN: $36,656
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Public Relations Coordinator Total Pay (?
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$11.68 - $22.58
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MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$28,442 - $50,137  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,980  
Profit Sharing
$201.34 - $5,960  
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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$27,347 - $50,885  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 584
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$11.68 - $22.58  
   
Overtime
$14.54 - $33.78  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,980  
   
Profit Sharing
$201.34 - $5,960  
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).
)
$27,347 - $50,885  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 584
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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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Experience Affects Public Relations Coordinator Salaries

National Average
$37,000

Skills That Affect Public Relations Coordinator Salaries

Press Releases
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Event Planning
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National Average
$37,000
Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
84%
female alumni
 
Male
16%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
69%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
6%
20 years or more
1%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 80% dental benefits Dental: 64%
vision benefits Vision: 47% employee benefits None: 19%
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