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
$37,740
25th Percentile Wage
$49,210
50th Percentile Wage
$61,610
75th Percentile Wage
$81,210
90th Percentile Wage
$107,650

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 $107,650. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $61,610. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid public relations specialists is $37,740.

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 transportation and warehousing from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$61,610
-9.93% -1.79%
2016
$67,730
-6.47% -
2015
$72,110
3.30% -
2014
$69,730
5.99% -
2013
$65,550
4.33% -
2012
$62,710
- -

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

The average salaries of public relations specialists in 23 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 $90,590. The lowest paying industry is the scenic and sightseeing transportation, land industry (annual salary $37,150). 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)
$90,590
Postal Service (federal government)
$90,590
Pipeline Transportation
$84,470
Specialized Freight Trucking
$84,050
Deep Sea, Coastal, and Great Lakes Water Transportation
$81,730
Water Transportation
$78,450
Pipeline Transportation of Natural Gas
$75,040
Rail Transportation
$72,130
Rail Transportation
$72,130
Scheduled Air Transportation
$70,470
Air Transportation
$68,840
Freight Transportation Arrangement
$57,010
Support Activities for Transportation
$56,830
Scenic and Sightseeing Transportation
$53,850
Other Transit and Ground Passenger Transportation
$52,280
Support Activities for Air Transportation
$50,580
Urban Transit Systems
$50,530
Transit and Ground Passenger Transportation
$49,850
Warehousing and Storage
$49,760
Warehousing and Storage
$49,760
Truck Transportation
$43,830
General Freight Trucking
$41,560
Scenic and Sightseeing Transportation, Land
$37,150

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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