Average Mid-Career Public Relations (PR) Specialist with Social Media Marketing Skills Salary

$55,890
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$5,000
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The average salary for a Mid-Career Public Relations (PR) Specialist with Social Media Marketing skills is $55,890.
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$41k
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$74k
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MEDIAN $55,890
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Salary
$41k - $74k
Bonus
$502 - $12k
Total Pay
$40k - $77k

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

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 $38,990 based on 24 salaries. An early career Public Relations (PR) Specialist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $43,701 based on 222 salaries. An experienced Public Relations (PR) Specialist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $61,427 based on 36 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $59,750.

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Years of Experience

This data is based on 290 survey responses.
Entry Level
8.3%
Early Career
76.6%
Experienced
12.4%
Late Career
2.8%