Which careers have the most earning potential for public relations graduates?

After graduation, public relations graduates typically earn high salaries compared to the national average. Top earners make $88,694, while the bottom 20% make closer to $35,890. The median grad salary is $56,421.

Public Relations graduate salaries over time

The typical early career salary for someone with a bachelor’s degree in public relations is $38,236, and within five years of graduation, this average salary goes up to $52,722.

This chart maps the average workforce wage by years of experience:

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Wage Range Median Wage

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