Public relations specialist earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Public relations specialist salary by state

State Name Average Salary
Alaska $67,430
Alabama $49,460
Arkansas $50,660
Arizona $48,429
California $65,830
Colorado $59,990
Connecticut $67,520
District of Columbia $88,670
Delaware $55,570
Florida $54,700
Georgia $56,700
Guam $46,700
Hawaii $64,830
Iowa $56,880
Idaho $64,380
Illinois $58,307
Indiana $51,925
Kansas $51,807
Kentucky $50,404
Louisiana $46,270
Massachusetts $62,290
Maryland $62,530
Maine $54,790
Michigan $56,690
Minnesota $58,650
Missouri $54,580
Mississippi $38,560
Montana $52,580
North Carolina $59,210
North Dakota $57,170
Nebraska $48,380
New Hampshire $56,700
New Jersey $69,520
New Mexico $52,260
Nevada $63,950
New York $74,000
Ohio $58,890
Oklahoma $47,340
Oregon $61,550
Pennsylvania $52,611
Puerto Rico $28,750
Rhode Island $62,390
South Carolina $48,760
South Dakota $48,120
Tennessee $58,440
Texas $54,690
Utah $50,020
Virginia $71,280
Virgin Islands $47,190
Vermont $51,570
Washington $67,170
Wisconsin $56,180
West Virginia $53,900
Wyoming $53,850

How do public relations specialist salaries compare to similar careers?

Public relations specialists earn 9% less than similar careers in the United States. On average, they make less than pharmaceutical sales representatives but more than advertising sales agents.

Career Median Salary
Pharmaceutical sales representative salary $82K
Marketing manager salary $80K
Consultant salary $78K
Sales manager salary $63K
Market research analyst salary $63K
Public relations specialist salary $61K
Cost estimator salary $59K
Publicist salary $58K
Social fundraiser salary $57K
Advertising sales agent salary $52K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)