$64,515
Avg. Salary

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

$4,880

Profit Sharing

$3,750

A Public Relations (PR) Director with Marketing Management skills earns an average salary of $64,341 per year. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience.

$38,355 - $124,691
$38K
$65K
$120K
MEDIAN: $64,515
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50%
90%

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$13.00 - $19.00
$16
MEDIAN: $16.00
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$0$128K
Salary $38,355 - $124,691
Bonus $991 - $20,729
Profit Sharing $3,750
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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$35,093 - $128,446
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Aug 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 76
Hourly Data $0$61
Hourly Rate $16.00
Overtime $61.50
Annual Data $0$128K
Bonus $991 - $20,729
Profit Sharing $3,750
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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$35,093 - $128,446
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Aug 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 7

Job Description for Public Relations (PR) Director

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. Public relations directors work in many different industries and institutions, including hospitals, universities, corporations, construction firms, and law firms.

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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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Pay by Experience Level for Public Relations (PR) Director

Pay by Experience for a Public Relations (PR) Director has a positive trend. An entry-level Public Relations (PR) Director with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 22 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Public Relations (PR) Director with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $66,000 based on 18 salaries. An experienced Public Relations (PR) Director which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $82,000 based on 20 salaries. A Public Relations (PR) Director with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $75,000 based on 6 salaries.

Key Stats for Public Relations (PR) Director

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 14 votes.
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
13%

Experience Affects Public Relations (PR) Director Salaries

Experienced
▲30%

Late-Career
▲19%

Mid-Career
▲4%

National Average
$63,000

Entry-Level
▼36%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
vision benefits
Vision: 55%
no benefits
None: 19%