$39,885
Avg. Salary
$17.42
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$1,822

Bonus

$800

Profit Sharing

$4,793

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Public Relations Coordinator is $17.42 per hour.

The average pay for a Public Relations Coordinator is $39,885 per year.

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$12.83
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$17.42
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$22.97
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MEDIAN $17.42
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$31k
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$55k
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MEDIAN $39,885
$30,769 - $54,613
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MEDIAN: $39,885
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$0$54K
Salary $30,769 - $54,613
Bonus $246 - $5,711
Profit Sharing $800
Commission $4,793
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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$30,259 - $54,030
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 620
Hourly Data $0$34
Hourly Rate $12.83 - $22.97
Hourly Tips $5.41
Overtime $14.62 - $34.64
Annual Data $0$54K
Bonus $246 - $5,711
Commission $4,793
Profit Sharing $800
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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$30,259 - $54,030
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 196

Job Description for Public Relations Coordinator

The public relations coordinator is typically responsible for creating and maintaining a positive public image for their organization. They work with the media to provide a positive perspective on their company and proactively promote stories of potential interest to media. Public relations coordinators work for a variety of industries such as hospitals, universities, large corporations, construction firms, and law firms.

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Public Relations Coordinator Tasks
  • Draft press materials including media alerts, press releases and pitch letters.
  • Perform administrative support to in house PR team.
  • Manage collateral production, interact with vendors and manage deadlines.
  • Assist in event planning and execution.
  • Support consumer media relations efforts including media list development, media monitoring and pitching.

Common Career Paths for Public Relations Coordinator


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Public Relations Coordinator Job Listings

Popular Skills for Public Relations Coordinator

Pay by Experience Level for Public Relations Coordinator

Pay by Experience for a Public Relations Coordinator has a positive trend. An entry-level Public Relations Coordinator with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $37,000 based on 376 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Public Relations Coordinator with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $44,000 based on 57 salaries. An experienced Public Relations Coordinator which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 39 salaries. A Public Relations Coordinator with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $48,000 based on 12 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $39,521

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

Public Relations Coordinator Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Public Relations Coordinator?

Public Relations Coordinator in Chicago:
Pros: The diversity
Cons: The lack of natural areas for recreation

Public Relations Coordinator in Los Angeles:
"Growth."
Learn more new things.

Public Relations Coordinator in Nashville:
Pros: Food, culture, opportunities, things to do.
Cons: Traffic, cost of living, rate of population growth.

Public Relations Coordinator in Fairfield:
"In-house PR coordinator."
Pros: The work environment and the people I work with - it makes coming to work enjoyable.
Cons: The thing I like least about my job is that my boss is a micromanager.

Public Relations Coordinator in New York:
"Utilizing strong people and communications skills."
Pros: I love the culture of my company. Everyone is motivated, and the office is more relaxed than other corporate environments. I also really like my specific role at the company. I am doing exactly what I want to do and putting my strengths to good use.
Cons: I think because it is a startup culture, there is a lot of change constantly which can at times be bad for morale.

Public Relations Coordinator in Phoenix:
"DNA."
Pros: I feel good about what I do. I have learned a lot. I have great teammates. I love the people I've met through my job.
Cons: My manager is terrible. I feel a bit underpaid.

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Key Stats for Public Relations Coordinator

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 124 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
70%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
2%

Experience Affects Public Relations Coordinator Salaries

▲29%

▲22%

▲11%

National Average
$40,000

▼7%

Skills That Affect Public Relations Coordinator Salaries

Corporate Communications
▲14%

National Average
$40,000

Marketing Communications
▼2%





Graphic Design
▼8%

Social Media Optimization
▼15%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 124 votes.

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
70%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 61%
vision benefits
Vision: 49%
no benefits
None: 22%