Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for a Public Relations (PR) Director is $88,249
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Public Relations (PR) Directors?
An early career Public Relations (PR) Director with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $51,464 based on 58 salaries. A mid-career Public Relations (PR) Director with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $84,376 based on 170 salaries. …Read more
What Do Public Relations (PR) Directors Do?
The public relations (PR) director is responsible for maintaining the public image of their organization, which includes protecting their organization's reputation. This director works with the media on a variety of news items, attempting to present a positive image of their organization at all times.They are responsible for writing and/or editing news releases, creating and distributing media kits, organizing public events, developing branding initiatives, and planning company fundraisers. …Read more
- If engaged in fundraising, plan and direct activities to solicit and maintain funds for special projects and nonprofit organizations.
- Plan and direct PR programs designed to create and maintain a favorable public image for employers or clients.