PUBLIC RELATIONS SALARY

Average Yearly Salary
$53,000
$34,000
Min 10%
$53,000
Median 50%
$82,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
NFL
Highest Paying City
Washington, DC
Highest Paying State
Hawaii
Average Experience Level
2.4 years
How much does a public relations make?
Public Relations in the US make on average $53,279 annually or $25.62 hourly. The top 10 percent make over $82,000 per year, while the bottom 10 percent make under $34,000 per year. Construction companies and Professional companies have the most job opportunities for Public Relations. Hawaii, Oregon, Delaware, Maryland, and District of Columbia are some of the states with the best Public Relations salaries in the US. The typical tenure for a Public Relations is 2.4 years.

Average Public Relations Salary By Company

If you are a Public Relations, 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 Relations are Construction companies and Professional companies. The two companies that report the highest salaries for Public Relations are NFL and The Interpublic Group of Companies. If you can find a job at a company like House of Blues Entertainment or Mattel, they also offer very competitive salaries to their Public Relations.

Average Public Relations Salary By Location

Public Relations in the US makes an average salary of $53,279 per year or $25.62 per hour. Working in Washington, DC as a Public Relations will pay you the highest wages at around $66,362 per year. The Washington, DC average entry-level salary for Public Relations is $39,000. Hawaii, Oregon, Delaware, Maryland, and District of Columbia are the states with the highest payscale for Public Relations. Arkansas, Missouri, Kansas, Arizona, and Oklahoma have the lowest reported salaries for Public Relations.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Washington, DC
$66,362
2
New York, NY
$65,874
3
Rancho Cordova, CA
$65,560
4
Nashua, NH
$64,944
5
Richmond, VA
$64,893

Average Public Relations Salary By Industry

Wages for Public Relations can differ based on the industry they work in. Our analysis shows that Finance companies, Hospitality companies, and Retail companies pay higher-than-average wages for Public Relations. Salaries for Public Relations in Finance companies average $55,295 annually, while Hospitality companies and Retail companies pay $53,620 and $53,473, respectively. The average salary for Public Relations in the Utilities industry is lower than the rest, coming in at $49,610.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Finance
$55,295
2
Hospitality
$53,620
3
Retail
$53,473
4
Professional
$53,092
5
Media
$49,968

RECENTLY ADDED Public Relations SALARIES

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
10/28/2019
$90,000
10/17/2019
$41,600
Good Samaritan Society
Public Relations
10/16/2019
$41,740
University of New Mexico
Public Relations
09/28/2019
$41,212
Robert Half
Public Relations
09/18/2019
$62,610
Robert Half
Public Relations
08/29/2019
$55,000
Wisconsin State Government
Public Relations
08/27/2019
$31,305
Jbcstyle
Public Relations
08/23/2019
$41,740
Nashua Silver Knights
Public Relations
08/05/2019
$18,783
The Salvation Army
Public Relations
07/30/2019
$42,000
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