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Public Relations Specialist Salary in Sector of Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)

The salary statistics of public relations specialists in the industry sector of other services (except federal, state, and local government) are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare public relations specialist salaries in different industries within the other services (except federal, state, and local government) sector.

Average Annual Salary of Public Relations Specialists

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$32,760
25th Percentile Wage
$42,550
50th Percentile Wage
$57,890
75th Percentile Wage
$78,710
90th Percentile Wage
$113,040

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for public relations specialists in the industry sector of other services (except federal, state, and local government). 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 $113,040. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $57,890. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid public relations specialists is $32,760.

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 other services (except federal, state, and local government) from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$57,890
2.69% 11.99%
2016
$56,330
0.83% -
2015
$55,860
3.90% -
2014
$53,680
2.42% -
2013
$52,380
2.73% -
2012
$50,950
- -

Compare Public Relations Specialist Salary in Different Industries within the Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government) Sector

The average salaries of public relations specialists in 16 industries in the other services (except federal, state, and local government) 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 automotive body, paint, interior, and glass repair industry with an annual salary $111,350. The lowest paying industry is the death care services industry (annual salary $36,940). For detailed public relations specialist salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Automotive Body, Paint, Interior, and Glass Repair
$111,350
Labor Unions and Similar Labor Organizations
$68,840
Business, Professional, Labor, Political, and Similar Organizations
$61,740
Other Personal Services
$60,920
Grantmaking and Giving Services
$58,870
Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Organizations
$58,080
Social Advocacy Organizations
$54,790
Civic and Social Organizations
$50,660
Religious Organizations
$49,890
Repair and Maintenance
$49,850
Personal and Laundry Services
$49,630
Automotive Repair and Maintenance
$49,360
Automotive Mechanical and Electrical Repair and Maintenance
$48,810
Commercial and Industrial Machinery Equipment (except Auto and Electronic) Repair and Maintenance
$48,270
Personal Care Services
$42,290
Death Care Services
$36,940

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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