Average Public Relations (PR) Specialist Salary in San Francisco, California

$64,709
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$3,500
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The average salary for a Public Relations (PR) Specialist in San Francisco, California is $64,709.
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$48k
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MEDIAN $64,709
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$48k - $87k
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$0 - $4k
Total Pay
$49k - $88k

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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.

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Popular Skills for Public Relations (PR) Specialist

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

Pay by Experience Level for Public Relations (PR) Specialist

An early career Public Relations (PR) Specialist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $62,400 based on 18 salaries. A mid-career Public Relations (PR) Specialist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $76,011 based on 8 salaries.
Employees with .NET Software Developer / Programmer in these locations earn less than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (31.8% less), New York, New York (21.9% less) and Chicago, Illinois (21.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 26 survey responses.
Early Career
69.2%
Mid Career
30.8%