Public Relations Manager

Public Relations Manager Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$84,000
$50,000
Min 10%
$84,000
Median 50%
$141,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
NetSuite
Highest Paying City
Washington, DC
Highest Paying State
District of Columbia
Average Experience Level
2.7 years
How much does a public relations manager make?
Public Relations Managers in America make, on average, $84,971 a year or $40.85 per hour. While the top 10 percent make over $141,000 per year, the bottom 10 percent make under $50,000. Most Public Relations Manager jobs are in Retail companies and Internet companies. The top 5 states when it comes to Public Relations Manager salaries are District of Columbia, New York, Virginia, Rhode Island, and New Jersey. The typical tenure for a Public Relations Manager is 2.7 years.

Average Public Relations Manager Salary By Company

If you are a Public Relations Manager, you can expect good job security. However, keep in mind that some industries pay better than others. Retail companies and Internet companies are the best when it comes to the number of employment opportunities. The two companies that report the highest salaries for Public Relations Managers are NetSuite and Owens-Illinois. Companies like Google and Goldman Sachs also report very competitive wages for Public Relations Managers.

Average Public Relations Manager Salary By Location

Public Relations Managers in the US makes an average salary of $84,971 per year or $40.85 per hour. Public Relations Managers make the most in Washington, DC at about $112,400 per year. The Washington, DC average entry-level salary for Public Relations Managers is $60,000. The top 5 states with the highest reported Public Relations Manager salaries are District of Columbia, New York, Virginia, Rhode Island, and New Jersey. Nebraska, North Dakota, Oregon, Idaho, and Montana have the lowest reported salaries for Public Relations Managers.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Washington, DC
$112,400
2
Arlington, VA
$106,397
3
New York, NY
$103,497
4
Edison, NJ
$92,584
5
Cupertino, CA
$91,949

Average Public Relations Manager Pay By Industry

The type of industry that a Public Relations Manager works in can influence their earning potential. Our analysis shows that Professional companies, Technology companies, and Retail companies pay higher-than-average wages for Public Relations Managers. Professional companies pay Public Relations Managers an average salary of $93,128, Technology companies pay $89,658, and Retail companys come in at $89,647. The average salary for Public Relations Managers in the Manufacturing industry is lower than the rest, coming in at $80,493.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Professional
$93,128
2
Technology
$89,658
3
Retail
$89,647
4
Media
$85,538
5
Health Care
$83,547

Recently Added Public Relations Manager Salaries

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Robert Half
Public Relations Manager
01/24/2020
$45,000
University of Utah
Public Relations Manager
11/15/2019
$58,300
Girl Scouts of America
Public Relations Manager
11/06/2019
$39,653
Robert Half
Public Relations Manager
11/06/2019
$80,000
Evergreen State College
Public Relations Manager
10/31/2019
$60,048
Indian Health Service
Public Relations Manager
10/28/2019
$41,435
KNF&T
Public Relations Manager
07/18/2019
$150,000
City of Seattle
Public Relations Manager
07/16/2019
$79,431
06/04/2019
$95,097
Ogmen Law PLLC
Public Relations Manager
03/25/2019
$100,280
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