Public Relations Specialist Salary Information in Georgia

The average annual and hourly salaries for public relations specialists in the state of Georgia are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of public relations specialists among Georgia areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Public Relations Specialists in Georgia

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$28,750
25th Percentile Wage
$40,870
50th Percentile Wage
$54,990
75th Percentile Wage
$77,530
90th Percentile Wage
$97,440

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for public relations specialists in Georgia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $97,440. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $54,990. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $28,750.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of public relations specialists from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$54,990
4.11% 5.55%
2016
$52,730
-0.89% -
2015
$53,200
1.35% -
2014
$52,480
-0.19% -
2013
$52,580
1.22% -
2012
$51,940
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Public Relations Specialists in Georgia Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of public relations specialists in some Georgia cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of public relations specialists in state of Georgia ranges from $26,640 to $66,230. The highest paying area for public relations specialists in Georgia is Warner Robins with a median annual salary of $66,230. The second highest paying city/area in Georgia State is Savannah (mean annual salary $65,060). The lowest paying area is Valdosta with a median annual salary of $26,640.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Warner Robins
$66,230
Savannah
$65,060
Brunswick
$59,940
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta
$57,570
Columbus
$51,740
Gainesville
$49,500
Athens-Clarke County
$48,950
Albany
$47,680
East Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$47,630
North Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$47,200
Macon
$46,530
Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$41,310
South Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$39,460
Rome
$36,900
Valdosta
$26,640




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