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The average salary for a Public Relations (PR) Director with Marketing Communications skills in San Francisco, California is $121,399 per year.

$90,604 - $154,979
MEDIAN: $121,399

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Salary $90,604 - $154,979
Bonus $10,000
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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).
$100,671 - $167,306
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Sep 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 10

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.


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.

About San Francisco, California

San Francisco County, California
439,752 (50.8%)
425,064 (49.2%)
San Francisco (SF) (/sæn frənˈsɪskoʊ/), officially the City and County of San Francisco, is the cultural, commercial, and financial center of Northern California and the only consolidated city-county in California. San Francisco is about 46.9 square miles (121 km2) in area. It is located on the north end of the San Francisco Peninsula. It is the smallest county in the state. It has a density of about 18,451 people per square mile (7,124 people per km2), making it the most densely settled large city (population greater than 200,000) in the state of California and the second-most densely populated major city in the United States after New York City. San Francisco is the fourth-most populous city in California, after Los Angeles, San Diego, and San Jose, and the 13th-most populous city in the United States—with a Census-estimated 2015 population of 864,816. The city and its surrounding areas are known as the San...
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Public Relations (PR) Director Job Listings

Key Stats for Public Relations (PR) Director

5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Years of Experience

5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
vision benefits
Vision: 78%
no benefits
None: 11%