Public Relations Representative Salary

The average salary for a Public Relations Representative is $43,769 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job. A skill in Media / Public Relations is associated with high pay for this job.

$31,354 - $66,239
$31K
$44K
$66K
MEDIAN: $43,769
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90%

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$10.00 - $35.00
$10
$16
$35
MEDIAN: $16.31
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$31,354 - $66,239  
   
Bonus
$4,250  
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 - $66,592  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 46
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$10.00 - $35.00  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.67  
Overtime
$27.38  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$4,250  
   
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 - $66,592  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 19

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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

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

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Pay by Experience Level for Public Relations Representative

Pay by Experience for a Public Relations Representative has a positive trend. An entry-level Public Relations Representative with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $39,000 based on 39 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Public Relations Representative with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $45,000 based on 17 salaries. An experienced Public Relations Representative which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 13 salaries. A Public Relations Representative with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $60,000 based on 8 salaries.

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Key Stats for Public Relations Representative

Gender

Female
68 %
Male
32 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
12%
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Experience Affects Public Relations Representative Salaries

Late-Career
▲47%

Experienced
▲25%

▲10%

National Average
$41,000

▼4%

Skills That Affect Public Relations Representative Salaries



National Average
$41,000

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
68 %
Male
32 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
vision benefits
Vision: 49%
no benefits
None: 12%