Average Experienced Senior Public Relations (PR) Specialist with Media / Public Relations Skills Salary

$76,970
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$9,000
Bonus
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The average salary for an Experienced Senior Public Relations (PR) Specialist with Media / Public Relations skills is $76,970.
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MEDIAN $76,970
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Salary
$50k - $100k
Bonus
$7k - $11k
Total Pay
$50k - $104k

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Job Description for Senior Public Relations (PR) Specialist

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.

Career Paths

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Senior Public Relations (PR) Specialist
Public Relations (PR) Specialist
Public Relations (PR) Manager
Director of Public Relations (PR)
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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
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Popular Skills for Senior Public Relations (PR) Specialist

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

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 $64,265 based on 15 salaries. A mid-career Senior Public Relations (PR) Specialist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $70,742 based on 29 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $88,000.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 48 survey responses.
Early Career
31.3%
Mid Career
60.4%
Late Career
8.3%