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
$29,780
25th Percentile Wage
$39,720
50th Percentile Wage
$53,200
75th Percentile Wage
$75,510
90th Percentile Wage
$104,320

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 $104,320. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $53,200. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid public relations specialists is $29,780.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of public relations specialists in the industry sector of construction from 2012 to 2017. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2017.

YearMedian Salary Growth4-Year Growth
2017
$53,200
-4.00% 19.19%
2016
$55,330
8.89% -
2015
$50,410
14.72% -
2013
$42,990
- -

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

The average salaries of public relations specialists in twelve 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 electrical contractors and other wiring installation contractors industry with an annual salary $90,170. The lowest paying industry is the plumbing, heating, and air-conditioning contractors industry (annual salary $40,610). For detailed public relations specialist salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Electrical Contractors and Other Wiring Installation Contractors
$90,170
Building Equipment Contractors
$68,440
Nonresidential Building Construction
$59,510
Construction of Buildings
$53,600
Specialty Trade Contractors
$52,980
Land Subdivision
$51,220
Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction
$51,050
Residential Building Construction
$50,190
Other Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction
$48,220
Building Finishing Contractors
$46,330
Foundation, Structure, and Building Exterior Contractors
$42,660
Plumbing, Heating, and Air-Conditioning Contractors
$40,610

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




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