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.
|Percentile Bracket||Average 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.
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.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||5-Year Growth|
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|| |
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|Business, Professional, Labor, Political, and Similar Organizations|| |
|Other Personal Services|| |
|Grantmaking and Giving Services|| |
|Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Organizations|| |
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|Civic and Social Organizations|| |
|Religious Organizations|| |
|Repair and Maintenance|| |
|Personal and Laundry Services|| |
|Automotive Repair and Maintenance|| |
|Automotive Mechanical and Electrical Repair and Maintenance|| |
|Commercial and Industrial Machinery Equipment (except Auto and Electronic) Repair and Maintenance|| |
|Personal Care Services|| |
|Death Care Services|| |
Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 .