Public Relations Representative Salary

A Public Relations Representative earns an average salary of $43,208 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

$29,472 - $66,348

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$10.17 - $32.00

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$29,472 - $66,348  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,757  
Total Pay (?
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$25,301 - $68,848  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 72
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$10.17 - $32.00  
   
Overtime
$10.68 - $26.88  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,757  
   
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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$25,301 - $68,848  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 29
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Job Description for Public Relations Representative

A public relations representative helps their company build and maintain a positive public image. Tasks performed by the representative include writing and issuing press releases, interacting with members of the media, and building and maintaining good relationships with members of the media and individuals within their organization. A public relations representative may also be in charge of developing community service initiatives and collaborating with external parties on these efforts. When their company faces a problem or crisis that may negatively impact its image, the public relations representative must develop ways to minimize the issue's impact and improve the company's reputation; they also need to enact these ideas.

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Public Relations Representative Tasks

  • Represent and promote the reputation and/or brand of the organization or client.
  • Help to develop and implement internal and external communications.
  • Assist in planning and execution of PR and communication activities.

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Pay by Experience Level for Public Relations Representative

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

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Experience Affects Public Relations Representative Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 45%

Experienced
up arrow 29%

Late-Career
up arrow 21%

National Average
$41,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 8%

Skills That Affect Public Relations Representative Salaries

Media / Public Relations
up arrow 9%

Marketing Communications
up arrow 5%

National Average
$41,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 75% dental benefits Dental: 61%
vision benefits Vision: 51% employee benefits None: 23%
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