Average Late-Career Public Relations (PR) Specialist Salary

$65,173
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$3,500
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The average salary for a Late-Career Public Relations (PR) Specialist is $65,173.
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Salary
$49k - $90k
Bonus
$0 - $4k
Total Pay
$48k - $96k

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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.

Popular Employer Salaries for Public Relations (PR) Specialist

$80k

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Popular Skills for Public Relations (PR) Specialist

Skills that pay less than market rate include Event Planning, Corporate Communications, Press Releases, Marketing Communications and Media / Public Relations.

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 $39,145 based on 292 salaries. An early career Public Relations (PR) Specialist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $44,209 based on 690 salaries. A mid-career Public Relations (PR) Specialist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $55,457 based on 293 salaries. An experienced Public Relations (PR) Specialist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $61,067 based on 133 salaries.

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Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,408 survey responses.
Entry Level
20.7%
Early Career
49.0%
Mid Career
20.8%
Experienced
9.4%