Public Relations Representative Salary

A Public Relations Representative earns an average salary of $43,139 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

$30,176 - $65,444
(Median)
$30K
$43K
$65K
MEDIAN: $43,139
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$10.14 - $30.20
(Median)
$10
$17
$30
MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$30,176 - $65,444  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,000  
Commission
$3,000  
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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$29,194 - $66,471  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 71
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$10.14 - $30.20  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.67  
Overtime
$22.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,000  
   
Commission
$3,000  
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).
)
$29,194 - $66,471  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | 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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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 43%

Experienced
up arrow 39%

Late-Career
up arrow 20%

National Average
$41,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 6%

Skills That Affect Public Relations Representative Salaries

Media / Public Relations
up arrow 8%

National Average
$41,000

Marketing Communications
up arrow 1%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
59 %
Male
41 %

Years of Experience

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

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 58%
medical benefits
Vision: 52%
dental benefits
None: 21%
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