Average Media Relations Specialist Salary in Chicago, Illinois

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The average salary for a Media Relations Specialist in Chicago, Illinois is $60,000.
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Job Description for Media Relations Specialist

Media Relations Specialist Tasks
  • Build, maintain and monitor relationships with key media figures and communities.
  • Create and disseminate marketing materials, both textual and image-based.
  • Write reports, releases, websites, and public-facing content to contextualize the organization.
  • Monitor and analyze the organization's public image, identifying strategies to improve perception.

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Employees with Media Relations Specialist in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 25.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Washington, District of Columbia (2.7% more) and Los Angeles, California (1.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Delray Beach, Florida (36.7% less), Atlanta, Georgia (15.8% less) and Boston, Massachusetts (13.3% less).

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