Average Mid-Career Public Relations (PR) Specialist Salary in New York, New York

$72,414
Avg. Salary
$4,913
Bonus
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The average salary for a Mid-Career Public Relations (PR) Specialist in New York, New York is $72,414.
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MEDIAN $72,414
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Salary
$60k - $101k
Bonus
$0 - $5k
Total Pay
$54k - $100k

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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
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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Pay by Experience Level for Public Relations (PR) Specialist

An entry-level Public Relations (PR) Specialist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $40,322 based on 7 salaries. An early career Public Relations (PR) Specialist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $47,346 based on 36 salaries. An experienced Public Relations (PR) Specialist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $80,000 based on 5 salaries.
Employees with Public Relations (PR) Specialist in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 5.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Francisco, California (5.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Washington, District of Columbia (13.8% less), Chicago, Illinois (6.9% less) and Boston, Massachusetts (6.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 48 survey responses.
Entry Level
14.6%
Early Career
75.0%
Experienced
10.4%