Average Mid-Career Public Relations (PR) Specialist Salary in Boston, Massachusetts

$68,000
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
Help us gather more data! Find out what you're worth.
What am I worth?
Get pay report
How should I pay?
Price a job
The average salary for a Mid-Career Public Relations (PR) Specialist in Boston, Massachusetts is $68,000.
25%
$59k
25%
$68k
50%
$76k
75%
75%
MEDIAN $68,000
Is Public Relations (PR) Specialist your job title? Get a personalized salary report!
How it works:
1
Enter city & years of experience
2
Add pay factors like skills & education
3
Find your market worth with a report tailored to you
United States (change)
Salary
$59k - $76k
Total Pay
$47k - $75k

Your Market Worth Over Time

How has your pay changed over time for your market? Find out by taking our salary quiz.

Job Description for Public Relations (PR) Specialist

Public Relations (PR) Specialist Tasks
  • Promote individuals, groups, or organizations by writing or selecting publicity material and releasing it through various communications media.
  • Respond to requests for information or designate another appropriate spokesperson or information source.
  • Plan and execute press conferences and special events.
  • Lead community marketing efforts, ensuring execution of strategies to improve market presence.
  • Develop public relations strategies that will influence public opinion or promote ideas, products and services.

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Public Relations (PR) Specialist. Thickness and color of lines indicates popularity of movement from one job to the next. Visit our career path planner to research other job paths.
Public Relations (PR) Specialist
Public Relations (PR) Manager
Communications Manager
Marketing Manager
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

Public Relations (PR) Specialist Job Listings

Popular Skills for Public Relations (PR) Specialist

Skills in Corporate Communications and Marketing Communications are correlated to pay that is above average.
Employees with Public Relations (PR) Specialist in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 11.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Francisco, California (11.8% more) and New York, New York (6.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Washington, District of Columbia (8.2% less) and Chicago, Illinois (0.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 12 survey responses.
Early Career
100.0%