Average Public Relations (PR) Specialist Salary in Los Angeles, California

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The average salary for a Public Relations (PR) Specialist in Los Angeles, California is $59,086.
MEDIAN $59,086
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$39k - $84k
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$35k - $90k

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

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 $45,781 based on 22 salaries. A mid-career Public Relations (PR) Specialist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $76,040 based on 14 salaries. An experienced Public Relations (PR) Specialist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $75,800 based on 7 salaries.
Employees with Public Relations (PR) Specialist in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 9.5% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (25.3% less), New York, New York (14.5% less) and Chicago, Illinois (14.3% less).

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