Average Public Relations (PR) Specialist Salary in Atlanta, Georgia

$44,138
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$1,300
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The average salary for a Public Relations (PR) Specialist in Atlanta, Georgia is $44,138.
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$33k
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MEDIAN $44,138
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$33k - $81k
Bonus
$0 - $1k
Total Pay
$30k - $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.

Popular Employer Salaries for Public Relations (PR) Specialist

$80k

Public Relations (PR) Specialist Job Listings

Popular Skills for Public Relations (PR) Specialist

Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Office, Marketing Communications, Social Media Marketing, Press Releases 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 $40,208 based on 16 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $79,922.
Employees with Public Relations (PR) Specialist in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 46.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (33.9% more) and Seattle, Washington (32.0% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 19 survey responses.
Early Career
84.2%
Late Career
15.8%