Average Early-Career Senior Public Relations (PR) Specialist Salary

$61,172
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$3,000
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The average salary for an Early-Career Senior Public Relations (PR) Specialist is $61,172.
10%
$42k
10%
$61k
50%
$74k
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MEDIAN $61,172
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Salary
$42k - $74k
Bonus
$2k - $7k
Total Pay
$43k - $76k

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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, Press Releases and Corporate Communications are correlated to pay that is above average.

Pay by Experience Level for Senior Public Relations (PR) Specialist

A mid-career Senior Public Relations (PR) Specialist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $67,606 based on 42 salaries. An experienced Senior Public Relations (PR) Specialist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $73,004 based on 38 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $80,000.

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Years of Experience

This data is based on 85 survey responses.
Mid Career
49.4%
Experienced
44.7%
Late Career
5.9%