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Public Relations Specialist Salary in Sector of Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services

The salary statistics of public relations specialists in the industry sector of administrative and support and waste management and remediation services are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare public relations specialist salaries in different industries within the administrative and support and waste management and remediation services sector.

Average Annual Salary of Public Relations Specialists

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$32,980
25th Percentile Wage
$43,380
50th Percentile Wage
$59,620
75th Percentile Wage
$81,130
90th Percentile Wage
$109,730

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for public relations specialists in the industry sector of administrative and support and waste management and remediation services. 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 $109,730. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $59,620. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid public relations specialists is $32,980.

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 administrative and support and waste management and remediation services from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$59,620
3.77% 12.06%
2016
$57,370
2.42% -
2015
$55,980
4.50% -
2014
$53,460
1.57% -
2013
$52,620
0.36% -
2012
$52,430
- -

Compare Public Relations Specialist Salary in Different Industries within the Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services Sector

The average salaries of public relations specialists in 15 industries in the administrative and support and waste management and remediation services 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 temporary help services industry with an annual salary $65,780. The lowest paying industry is the facilities support services industry (annual salary $44,880). For detailed public relations specialist salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Temporary Help Services
$65,780
Employment Services
$64,050
Office Administrative Services
$61,210
Waste Management and Remediation Services
$59,830
Administrative and Support Services
$59,620
Waste Treatment and Disposal
$59,150
Travel Arrangement and Reservation Services
$57,960
Security Systems Services
$57,310
Travel Agencies
$57,090
Business Support Services
$53,580
Investigation and Security Services
$52,480
Other Support Services
$52,120
Telephone Call Centers
$48,900
Services to Buildings and Dwellings
$45,210
Facilities Support Services
$44,880

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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