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

$70,357
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$7,861
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The average salary for a Senior Public Relations (PR) Specialist with Media / Public Relations skills is $70,357.
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$48k
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$70k
90%
$97k
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$48k - $97k
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$974 - $12k
Total Pay
$48k - $100k

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

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 $62,412 based on 17 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 30 salaries. An experienced Senior Public Relations (PR) Specialist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $75,512 based on 25 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 76 survey responses.
Early Career
22.4%
Mid Career
39.5%
Experienced
32.9%
Late Career
5.3%