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Public Relations Specialist salary in US

Average Base Salary in US

$61,215
$4,690
Additional Cash Compensation
$65,905
Total Compensation
Median: 60,000
Min: $37K
Max: $140K

How Much Does a Public Relations Specialist Make in US?

The average salary for a Public Relations Specialist in US is $61,215. The average additional cash compensation for a Public Relations Specialist in US is $4,690. The average total compensation for a Public Relations Specialist in US is $65,905. Public Relations Specialist salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In from anonymous Public Relations Specialist employees in US.

Public Relations Specialist
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best-paying cities for Public Relations Specialist

The metropolitan areas that pay the highest salaries for software engineers are New York City, Remote, San Francisco, Seattle and St. Louis.
City NameAverage SalaryCompared to National Average
New York City, NY$110,000
+ 44% (61,060)
Remote$90,250
+ 32% (61,060)
San Francisco, CA$79,250
+ 23% (61,060)
Seattle, WA$70,250
+ 13% (61,060)
St. Louis, MO$68,571
+ 11% (61,060)
Washington DC$68,250
+ 11% (61,060)
San Diego, CA$67,429
+ 9% (61,060)
Portland, OR$65,500
+ 7% (61,060)
Miami, FL$65,286
+ 6% (61,060)
Dallas-Fort Worth, TX$65,286
+ 6% (61,060)

Public Relations Specialist Salary by gender

The average Public Relations Specialist salary for women is $71,944 and the average Public Relations Specialist salary for men is $78,000.

Public Relations Specialist Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Public Relations Specialist with 7+ years of experience is $79,333. The average salary for <1 year of experience is $55,000.

Public Relations Specialist Salary ranges

The most common Public Relations Specialist salary in US is between $70k - $80k.

Average Marketing salaries in US

Job TitleAverage SalarySalary Range
Marketing Assistant$55,139
Min: $43K
Max: $110K
SEO Specialist$55,536
Min: $38K
Max: $165K
Marketing Coordinator$58,954
Min: $13K
Max: $115K
Marketing Associate$61,098
Min: $15K
Max: $150K
Public Relations Specialist$61,215
Min: $37K
Max: $140K
Event Planner$64,481
Min: $35K
Max: $168K
Market Research Analyst$67,099
Min: $60K
Max: $80K
Community Manager$67,753
Min: $36K
Max: $200K
Social Media Manager$73,123
Min: $28K
Max: $170K
Copywriter$73,288
Min: $30K
Max: $230K
Email Marketing Manager$79,282
Min: $48K
Max: $200K
SEO Manager$80,310
Min: $35K
Max: $200K
Marketing Analyst$81,515
Min: $62K
Max: $185K
Public Relations Manager$84,591
Min: $44K
Max: $210K
Marketing Specialist$86,377
Min: $51K
Max: $185K
Content Marketing Manager$87,201
Min: $0K
Max: $210K
Digital Marketing Manager$87,769
Min: $0K
Max: $224K
Marketing Project Manager$89,317
Min: $74K
Max: $150K
Marketing Manager$92,792
Min: $36K
Max: $230K
Marketing Operations Manager$96,481
Min: $27K
Max: $220K
Brand Manager$104,545
Min: $12K
Max: $315K
Senior Marketing Manager$117,463
Min: $65K
Max: $250K
Product Marketing Manager$118,331
Min: $55K
Max: $325K
Senior Product Marketing Manager$138,883
Min: $70K
Max: $325K
Director of Marketing$147,793
Min: $40K
Max: $300K
Director of Product Marketing$172,383
Min: $90K
Max: $534K
Vice President of Marketing$199,482
Min: $0K
Max: $505K
CMO (Chief Marketing Officer)$226,070
Min: $0K
Max: $485K

Career Info

Public Relations Specialist jobs in US

Skills that affect Public Relations Specialist salaries in US

1
Brand Marketing & Strategy
0% have this skill
2
Copywriting
0% have this skill
3
Public & Media Relations
0% have this skill
4
Social Media Marketing & Strategy
0% have this skill
5
Marketing Research & Strategy
0% have this skill
6
Email Marketing
0% have this skill

Average Public Relations Specialist Salary by Company Size

People with the job title Public Relations Specialist make the most at companies with 1-10 employees, earning $72,500 on average.

Recent Public Relations Specialist salaries in US

$85,000
Yearly Salary
A Public Relations Specialist reported a yearly salary of $85,000
< 1 Year of Experience
Female
51-200 Employees
Remote
$55,000
Yearly Salary
A Public and Media Relations Specialist reported a yearly salary of $55,000
3-5 Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
51-200 Employees
Austin, TX
$55,000
Yearly Salary
A Assistant Account Executive reported a yearly salary of $55,000
1-3 Years of Experience
Female
11-50 Employees
Austin, TX
$48,000
Yearly Salary
A Media Relations Specialist reported a yearly salary of $48,000 with +$1,440 in additional cash compensation
< 1 Year of Experience
Female
51-200 Employees
Chicago, IL
$48,000
Yearly Salary
A Media Relations Specialist reported a yearly salary of $48,000
1-3 Years of Experience
Female
51-200 Employees
Chicago, IL
$58,000
Yearly Salary
A Public Relations Specialist reported a yearly salary of $58,000 with +$1,200 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Female
501-1,000 Employees
Chicago, IL
$52,500
Yearly Salary
A Assistant Account Executive reported a yearly salary of $52,500
1-3 Years of Experience
Female
11-50 Employees
Austin, TX
$50,000
Yearly Salary
A Assistant Account Executive reported a yearly salary of $50,000
1-3 Years of Experience
Female
11-50 Employees
Austin, TX
$69,000
Yearly Salary
A Account Executive reported a yearly salary of $69,000 with +$1,000 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Female
11-50 Employees
Austin, TX
$60,000
Yearly Salary
A Account Executive reported a yearly salary of $60,000 with +$3,000 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Male
11-50 Employees
Austin, TX