Average Public Relations Representative Salary

$45,336
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$2,948
Bonus
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The average salary for a Public Relations Representative is $45,336.
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$33k
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MEDIAN $45,336
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Salary
$33k - $70k
Bonus
$198 - $5k
Total Pay
$28k - $70k

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Job Description for Public Relations Representative

Public Relations Representative Tasks
  • Assist in planning and execution of PR and communication activities.
  • Help to develop and implement internal and external communications.
  • Represent and promote the reputation and/or brand of the organization or client.

Career Paths

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Public Relations Representative
Public Relations (PR) Director
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Public Relations Representative

Skills in Media / Public Relations, Marketing Communications, Customer Relations and Microsoft Office are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Social Media Marketing.

Pay by Experience Level for Public Relations Representative

An entry-level Public Relations Representative with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $39,739 based on 11 salaries. An early career Public Relations Representative with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $43,054 based on 61 salaries. A mid-career Public Relations Representative with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $52,545 based on 23 salaries. An experienced Public Relations Representative with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $57,704 based on 7 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $57,808.

Pay Difference by Location

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Employees with Public Relations Representative in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 10.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (10.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Indianapolis, Indiana (14.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 112 survey responses.
Entry Level
9.8%
Early Career
54.5%
Mid Career
20.5%
Experienced
6.3%
Late Career
8.9%