Average Public Relations (PR) Director with Press Releases Skills Salary

$84,623
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$4,861
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The average salary for a Public Relations (PR) Director with Press Releases skills is $84,623.
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$141k
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What Do Public Relations (PR) Directors Do?

Public Relations (PR) Director Tasks
  • 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.

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What Are Popular Skills for Public Relations (PR) Directors?

Skills in Media / Public Relations and Corporate Communications are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Community Outreach / Activism, Social Media Marketing and Marketing Communications.

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 $55,569 based on 5 salaries. A mid-career Public Relations (PR) Director with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $83,627 based on 28 salaries. An experienced Public Relations (PR) Director with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $101,255 based on 26 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $76,302.

Pay Difference by Location

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Employees with Public Relations (PR) Director in their job title in Chicago, Illinois earn an average of 18.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (6.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Los Angeles, California (8.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 67 survey responses.
Early Career
7.5%
Mid Career
41.8%
Experienced
38.8%
Late Career
11.9%