The annual and hourly salary statistics of public relations specialists in Indianapolis-Carmel, Indiana are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of public relations specialists in Indianapolis-Carmel is based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage||$29,310|
|25th Percentile Wage||$37,570|
|50th Percentile Wage||$50,000|
|75th Percentile Wage||$68,630|
|90th Percentile Wage||$94,470|
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for public relations specialists in Indianapolis-Carmel, Indiana in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $94,470. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $50,000. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $29,310.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of public relations specialists from 2012 to 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||5-Year Growth|
From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $50,000 in Indianapolis-Carmel is in the middle of salary range for public relations specialists in state of Indiana. In comparison, the annual salary of public relations specialists in Indianapolis-Carmel is 4.8 percent (4.8%) lower than that in the highest paying Columbus and 31.1 percent (31.1%) higher than that in the lowest paying Central Indiana nonmetropolitan area.
|Cities/Areas||Median Annual Salary|
|Fort Wayne|| |
|Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Michigan City-La Porte|| |
|Terre Haute|| |
|Central Indiana nonmetropolitan area|| |