$65,088
Avg. Salary
$16.91
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

$5,000

Profit Sharing

$3,750

The average pay for a Public Relations (PR) Director with Marketing Management skills is $16.91 per hour.

The average pay for a Public Relations (PR) Director with Marketing Management skills is $65,088 per year.

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MEDIAN $17
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MEDIAN $65,088
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$0$128K
Salary $38,724 - $125,057
Bonus $1,009 - $24,240
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: 15 Oct 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 75
Hourly Data $0$61
Hourly Rate $16.91
Overtime $61.50
Annual Data $0$128K
Bonus $1,009 - $24,240
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: 15 Oct 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 8

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.

Public Relations (PR) Director Job Listings

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.

Public Relations (PR) Director Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Public Relations (PR) Director in Houston:
"PR Directors are not their titles."
Don’t look at your team as a group of people who Work for you. Remember - you work for them. Teach them everything you know how to do, and you will have a stellar team.

Public Relations (PR) Director in Los Angeles:
"Cross-culture: the pain and beauty of PR in int'l business."
In PR for international business, in addition to language proficiency, cultural sensitivity and and adaptability is a crucial factor to success.

Key Stats for Public Relations (PR) Director

Gender

Female
79 %
Male
21 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 13 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
▲28%

Late-Career
▲17%

Mid-Career
▲2%

National Average
$64,000

Entry-Level
▼37%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
79 %
Male
21 %

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: 56%
no benefits
None: 19%