Public Information Officer

Public Information Officer Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$97,000
$54,000
Min 10%
$97,000
Median 50%
$176,000
Max 90%
Highest Paying City
Edmonds, WA
Highest Paying State
District of Columbia
Average Experience Level
3.8 years
How much does a public information officer make?
Public Information Officers in America make, on average, $97,945 a year or $47.09 per hour. Those in the bottom 10 percent make under $54,000 a year, and the top 10 percent make over $176,000. Non Profits companies and Professional companies have the most job opportunities for Public Information Officers. Some of the states with the best Public Information Officer salaries are District of Columbia, New York, Rhode Island, New Jersey, and Virginia. Most Public Information Officers spend 3.8 years in the position.

Average Public Information Officer Salary By Location

Public Information Officers in the United States of America make on average $97,945 a year or $47.09 per hour. Working in Edmonds, WA as a Public Information Officer will pay you the highest wages at around $106,645 per year. The Edmonds, WA average entry-level salary for Public Information Officers is $56,000. Some of the states with the best Public Information Officer salaries are District of Columbia, New York, Rhode Island, New Jersey, Virginia, Washington, and Colorado. The lowest earning states are Oklahoma, Mississippi, Alabama, South Carolina, and Alaska.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Edmonds, WA
$106,645
2
Austin, TX
$91,377
3
Chicago, IL
$86,544
4
Arcadia, CA
$82,035
5
Manhattan, KS
$81,573

Average Public Information Officer Salary By Company

If you are a Public Information Officer, you can expect good job security. However, keep in mind that some industries pay better than others. Employers that have the highest concentration of job opportunities for Public Information Officers are Non Profits companies and Professional companies. International Management Services Company and American Medical Association are the highest paying companies. In addition, companies like State of Nebraska and Kansas State School for the Blind report highly competitive salaries for Public Information Officers.

Recently Added Public Information Officer Salaries

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
King County Washington
Public Information Officer
01/24/2020
$77,841
State of South Dakota
Public Information Officer
01/24/2020
$43,326
Fairfax County Sheriff's Office
Public Information Officer
01/21/2020
$75,516
Idaho Division of Human Resources
Public Information Officer
01/17/2020
$50,586
State of Nebraska
Public Information Officer
01/03/2020
$46,811
City of Lakewood
Public Information Officer
12/18/2019
$61,443
Wisconsin State Government
Public Information Officer
12/13/2019
$50,918
State of North Carolina
Public Information Officer
11/29/2019
$46,203
City of Portland
Public Information Officer
11/28/2019
$65,811
County of Missoula
Public Information Officer
11/19/2019
$39,465
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