Average Mid-Career Public Relations (PR) Specialist Salary in Washington, District of Columbia

$62,400
Avg. Salary
$7,000
Bonus
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The average salary for a Mid-Career Public Relations (PR) Specialist in Washington, District of Columbia is $62,400.
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$36k
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$62k
50%
$83k
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MEDIAN $62,400
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Salary
$36k - $83k
Bonus
$0 - $7k
Total Pay
$36k - $84k

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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.

Career Paths

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Public Relations (PR) Specialist
Public Relations (PR) Manager
Communications Manager
Marketing Manager
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Public Relations (PR) Specialist

Employees with Public Relations (PR) Specialist in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 21.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Francisco, California (21.8% more) and New York, New York (16.0% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 13 survey responses.
Early Career
100.0%