Public Relations Specialist Salary in Sector of Manufacturing

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

Average Annual Salary of Public Relations Specialists

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
25th Percentile Wage
50th Percentile Wage
75th Percentile Wage
90th Percentile Wage

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for public relations specialists in the industry sector of manufacturing. 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 $121,950. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $68,170. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid public relations specialists is $37,410.

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 manufacturing from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth

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

The average salaries of public relations specialists in 36 industries in the manufacturing 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 aerospace product and parts manufacturing industry with an annual salary $91,330. The lowest paying industry is the printing and related support activities industry (annual salary $46,220). For detailed public relations specialist salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing
Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing
Computer and Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing
Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing
Motor Vehicle Manufacturing
Agriculture, Construction, and Mining Machinery Manufacturing
Other Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
Pharmaceutical and Medicine Manufacturing
Household Appliance Manufacturing
Chemical Manufacturing
Commercial and Service Industry Machinery Manufacturing
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
Machinery Manufacturing
Electrical Equipment, Appliance, and Component Manufacturing
Medical Equipment and Supplies Manufacturing
Soap, Cleaning Compound, and Toilet Preparation Manufacturing
Plastics Product Manufacturing
Plastics and Rubber Products Manufacturing
Miscellaneous Manufacturing
Communications Equipment Manufacturing
Motor Vehicle Parts Manufacturing
Other General Purpose Machinery Manufacturing
Office Furniture (including Fixtures) Manufacturing
Furniture and Related Product Manufacturing
Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing
Electric Lighting Equipment Manufacturing
Food Manufacturing
Cut and Sew Apparel Manufacturing
Apparel Manufacturing
Beverage and Tobacco Product Manufacturing
Beverage Manufacturing
Industrial Machinery Manufacturing
Printing and Related Support Activities
Printing and Related Support Activities

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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