Average Experienced Media Relations Specialist with Media / Public Relations Skills Salary

$62,513
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$6,250
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The average salary for an Experienced Media Relations Specialist with Media / Public Relations skills is $62,513.
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$46k
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$63k
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$100k
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$46k - $100k
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$40k - $101k

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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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Popular Skills for Media Relations Specialist

Skills in Marketing Communications are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Copywriting and Social Media Marketing.

Pay by Experience Level for Media Relations Specialist

An entry-level Media Relations Specialist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $39,598 based on 6 salaries. An early career Media Relations Specialist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $46,399 based on 55 salaries. A mid-career Media Relations Specialist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $58,545 based on 35 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $69,500.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 106 survey responses.
Entry Level
5.7%
Early Career
51.9%
Mid Career
33.0%
Late Career
9.4%