Public Relations Representative Salary

A Public Relations Representative earns an average salary of $41,395 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience. A skill in Marketing Communications is associated with high pay for this job.

$29,617 - $66,532
(Median)
$30K
$41K
$67K
MEDIAN: $41,395
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$10.14 - $32.21
(Median)
$10
$15
$32
MEDIAN: $15.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$29,617 - $66,532  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,171  
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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$25,025 - $68,732  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 81
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$10.14 - $32.21  
   
Overtime
$13.75 - $35.32  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,171  
   
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).
)
$25,025 - $68,732  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 28

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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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Experience Affects Public Relations Representative Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 42%

Late-Career
up arrow 23%

National Average
$41,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 10%

Skills That Affect Public Relations Representative Salaries

Marketing Communications
up arrow 11%

Media / Public Relations
up arrow 9%

National Average
$41,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 17 votes.

Gender

Female
58 %
Male
42 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 75% dental benefits Dental: 62%
vision benefits Vision: 49% employee benefits None: 21%