Average Mid-Career Senior Public Relations (PR) Specialist with Media / Public Relations Skills Salary

$70,742
Avg. Salary
$7,500
Bonus
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The average salary for a Mid-Career Senior Public Relations (PR) Specialist with Media / Public Relations skills is $70,742.
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$52k
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$71k
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$98k
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MEDIAN $70,742
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Salary
$52k - $98k
Bonus
$503 - $20k
Total Pay
$52k - $101k

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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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Popular Skills for Senior Public Relations (PR) Specialist

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

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. An experienced Senior Public Relations (PR) Specialist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $76,970 based on 24 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $88,000.

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Years of Experience

This data is based on 43 survey responses.
Early Career
34.9%
Experienced
55.8%
Late Career
9.3%