The average salary for a Senior Public Relations (PR) Specialist is $68,141.
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Job Description for Senior Public Relations (PR) Specialist
Senior public relations (PR) specialists are responsible for maintaining a company's public image and directing its outward marketing, as well as public relations programs such as media coverage, public speeches, and online promotion through advertisement and web presence. They are also tasked with handling all physical promotions, such as literature, pamphlets, and promotional gifts for customers, and outgoing emails related to the promotion of the company. Strong communication skills are esse…Read more
Senior Public Relations (PR) Specialist Tasks
- Coordinate all communication and public relations activities for the organization.
- Produce press releases, public announcements, online updates via social media, and other PR communications materials.
- Act as main point-of-contact with the media and manage all media relations.
- Define and implement public communications strategies to positively affect public opinion.
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Popular Skills for Senior Public Relations (PR) Specialist
Media / Public Relations
Social Media Marketing
Skills in Media / Public Relations, Corporate Communications, Press Releases, Social Media Marketing and Marketing Communications are correlated to pay that is above average.
Pay by Experience Level for Senior Public Relations (PR) Specialist
An early career Senior Public Relations (PR) Specialist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $62,927 based on 19 salaries. A mid-career Senior Public Relations (PR) Specialist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $67,606 based on 41 salaries. An experienced Senior Public Relations (PR) Specialist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $73,004 based on 37 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $80,000.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Senior Public Relations (PR) Specialist in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 18.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Minneapolis, Minnesota (15.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Washington, District of Columbia (18.0% less), San Francisco, California (7.3% less) and Chicago, Illinois (3.1% less).
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