Public Relations Specialist Salary in Sector of Transportation and Warehousing

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

Average Annual Salary of Public Relations Specialists

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$35,500
25th Percentile Wage
$46,990
50th Percentile Wage
$67,730
75th Percentile Wage
$89,910
90th Percentile Wage
$113,380

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for public relations specialists in the industry sector of transportation and warehousing. 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 $113,380. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $67,730. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid public relations specialists is $35,500.

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 transportation and warehousing from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201667,730-6.47%7.41%
201572,1103.30%-
201469,7305.99%-
201365,5504.33%-
201262,710--

Compare Public Relations Specialist Salary in Different Industries within the Transportation and Warehousing Sector

The average salaries of public relations specialists in 13 industries in the transportation and warehousing 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 postal service (federal government) industry with an annual salary $87,970. The lowest paying industry is the transit and ground passenger transportation industry (annual salary $49,950). For detailed public relations specialist salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Postal Service (federal government)
$87,970
Postal Service (federal government)
$87,970
Deep Sea, Coastal, and Great Lakes Water Transportation
$81,730
Rail Transportation
$79,750
Rail Transportation
$79,750
Water Transportation
$78,450
Pipeline Transportation
$76,310
Pipeline Transportation of Natural Gas
$75,040
Scheduled Air Transportation
$69,660
Air Transportation
$69,040
Support Activities for Transportation
$50,910
Support Activities for Air Transportation
$50,580
Transit and Ground Passenger Transportation
$49,950

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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