Average Experienced Senior Public Relations (PR) Specialist Salary

$73,004
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$8,000
Bonus
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The average salary for an Experienced Senior Public Relations (PR) Specialist is $73,004.
10%
$52k
10%
$73k
50%
$99k
90%
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MEDIAN $73,004
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Salary
$52k - $99k
Bonus
$511 - $12k
Total Pay
$52k - $103k

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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.

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Popular Skills for Senior Public Relations (PR) Specialist

Skills in Media / Public Relations, Marketing Communications, Social Media Marketing, Corporate Communications and Press Releases 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 $61,172 based on 21 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 42 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $80,000.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 68 survey responses.
Early Career
30.9%
Mid Career
61.8%
Late Career
7.4%