The salary statistics of public relations specialists in the industry sector of accommodation and food services are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare public relations specialist salaries in different industries within the accommodation and food services sector.
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage||$21,540|
|25th Percentile Wage||$31,160|
|50th Percentile Wage||$45,880|
|75th Percentile Wage||$63,220|
|90th Percentile Wage||$85,680|
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for public relations specialists in the industry sector of accommodation and food 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 $85,680. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $45,880. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid public relations specialists is $21,540.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of public relations specialists in the industry sector of accommodation and food services from 2012 to 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||5-Year Growth|
The average salaries of public relations specialists in nine industries in the accommodation and food 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 traveler accommodation industry with an annual salary $49,830. The lowest paying industry is the rv (recreational vehicle) parks and recreational camps industry (annual salary $35,540). For detailed public relations specialist salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.
|Industry Name||Median Annual Salary|
|Traveler Accommodation|| |
|Restaurants and Other Eating Places|| |
|Food Services and Drinking Places|| |
|Casino Hotels|| |
|Full-Service Restaurants|| |
|Special Food Services|| |
|Drinking Places (Alcoholic Beverages)|| |
|RV (Recreational Vehicle) Parks and Recreational Camps|| |
Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 .