Public Relations Specialist Salary Information in Indiana

The average annual and hourly salaries for public relations specialists in the state of Indiana are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of public relations specialists amongst Indiana areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Public Relations Specialists in Indiana

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$26,510
25th Percentile Wage
$34,310
50th Percentile Wage
$47,700
75th Percentile Wage
$64,710
90th Percentile Wage
$92,580

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for public relations specialists in Indiana in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $92,580. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $47,700. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $26,510.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$12.74
25th Percentile Wage
$16.48
50th Percentile Wage
$22.93
75th Percentile Wage
$31.11
90th Percentile Wage
$44.51

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for public relations specialists in Indiana in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $44.51. The median hourly salary is $22.93. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $12.74.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of public relations specialists from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201647,7001.28%2.94%
201547,0901.66%-
201446,3100.17%-
201346,230-0.15%-
201246,300--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Public Relations Specialists in Indiana Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of public relations specialists in some Indiana cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of public relations specialists in state of Indiana ranges from $34,430 to $58,050. The highest paying area for public relations specialists in Indiana is Bloomington with a median annual salary of $58,050. The second highest paying city/area in Indiana State is Columbus (mean annual salary $52,540). The lowest paying area is Michigan City-La Porte with a median annual salary of $34,430.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Bloomington
$58,050
Columbus
$52,540
Indianapolis-Carmel
$51,820
Muncie
$49,640
Fort Wayne
$49,120
Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area
$46,090
Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area
$45,820
Kokomo
$44,520
Elkhart-Goshen
$43,950
Gary
$42,400
Anderson
$38,660
Lafayette
$38,150
Central Indiana nonmetropolitan area
$37,010
Terre Haute
$34,450
Michigan City-La Porte
$34,430


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