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

$50,516
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$5,000
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The average salary for a Public Relations (PR) Specialist in New York, New York is $50,516.
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Salary
$35k - $79k
Bonus
$986 - $8k
Total Pay
$31k - $81k

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

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 20 salaries. An early career Public Relations (PR) Specialist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $47,346 based on 39 salaries. A mid-career Public Relations (PR) Specialist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $72,414 based on 13 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 San Francisco, California earn an average of 28.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (17.0% more) and Seattle, Washington (15.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (12.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 77 survey responses.
Entry Level
26.0%
Early Career
50.6%
Mid Career
16.9%
Experienced
6.5%