Average Entry-Level Public Relations (PR) Specialist with Microsoft Word Skills Salary

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The average salary for an Entry-Level Public Relations (PR) Specialist with Microsoft Word skills is $40,181.
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$32k
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$57k
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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 that pay less than market rate include Press Releases, Event Planning, Marketing Communications, Social Media Marketing 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 $43,980 based on 52 salaries. A mid-career Public Relations (PR) Specialist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $54,269 based on 21 salaries. An experienced Public Relations (PR) Specialist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $58,197 based on 15 salaries.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 88 survey responses.
Early Career
59.1%
Mid Career
23.9%
Experienced
17.0%