$48,399
Avg. Salary
$19.91
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$2,512

Bonus

$1,200

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Public Relations (PR) Specialist with Media / Public Relations skills is $19.91 per hour.

The average pay for a Public Relations (PR) Specialist with Media / Public Relations skills is $48,399 per year.

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MEDIAN $48,399
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$0$72K
Salary $33,413 - $70,348
Bonus $493 - $7,424
Profit Sharing $1,200
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$31,917 - $72,126
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 613
Hourly Data $0$42
Hourly Rate $13.70 - $31.73
Overtime $21.30 - $42.16
Annual Data $0$72K
Bonus $493 - $7,424
Profit Sharing $1,200
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$31,917 - $72,126
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 156

Job Description for Public Relations (PR) Specialist

A public relations (PR) specialist helps promote and elevate awareness of a company, brand, or individual. They also help ensure that awareness in the public eye remains positive. They work with a variety of media, from the the web to more traditional media outlets such as TV, radio, and newspapers. They coordinate with marketing teams on branding and promotion to ensure consistency.

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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.

Public Relations (PR) Specialist Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Public Relations (PR) Specialist

Pay by Experience for a Public Relations (PR) Specialist has a positive trend. An entry-level Public Relations (PR) Specialist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $42,000 based on 257 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Public Relations (PR) Specialist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $55,000 based on 123 salaries. An experienced Public Relations (PR) Specialist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $63,000 based on 42 salaries. A Public Relations (PR) Specialist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $62,000 based on 10 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

16%

National Average: $47,897

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Key Stats for Public Relations (PR) Specialist

Gender

Female
81 %
Male
19 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 157 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
3%

Experience Affects Public Relations (PR) Specialist Salaries

Experienced
▲32%

Late-Career
▲29%

▲15%

National Average
$48,000

▼12%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 157 votes.

Gender

Female
81 %
Male
19 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
vision benefits
Vision: 58%
no benefits
None: 18%