Public Relations Specialist Salary in Sector of Construction

The salary statistics of public relations specialists in the industry sector of construction are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare public relations specialist salaries in different industries within the construction sector.

Average Annual Salary of Public Relations Specialists

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$28,760
25th Percentile Wage
$40,350
50th Percentile Wage
$55,330
75th Percentile Wage
$77,990
90th Percentile Wage
$105,520

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for public relations specialists in the industry sector of construction. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) public relations specialists is $105,520. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $55,330. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid public relations specialists is $28,760.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of public relations specialists in the industry sector of construction from 2012 to 2016. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2016.

YearMedian Salary Growth3-Year Growth
201655,3308.89%22.30%
201550,41014.72%-
201342,990--

Compare Public Relations Specialist Salary in Different Industries within the Construction Sector

The average salaries of public relations specialists in ten industries in the construction sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for public relations specialist occupations is the building equipment contractors industry with an annual salary $72,260. The lowest paying industry is the building finishing contractors industry (annual salary $44,010). For detailed public relations specialist salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Building Equipment Contractors
$72,260
Specialty Trade Contractors
$66,790
Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction
$61,520
Land Subdivision
$58,500
Nonresidential Building Construction
$57,040
Construction of Buildings
$51,580
Residential Building Construction
$48,490
Plumbing, Heating, and Air-Conditioning Contractors
$48,440
Other Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction
$48,220
Building Finishing Contractors
$44,010

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].




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