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Public Relations Specialist Salary Information in Indianapolis-Carmel, Indiana

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 [1].

Table 1 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Public Relations Specialists in Indianapolis-Carmel, Indiana

Percentile BracketAverage 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.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of public relations specialists from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$50,000
-3.64% -2.48%
2016
$51,820
0.71% -
2015
$51,450
3.28% -
2014
$49,760
-2.21% -
2013
$50,860
-0.75% -
2012
$51,240
- -

Table 3. Compare Public Relations Specialist Salary in Indianapolis-Carmel with Other Indiana Cities

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
Columbus
$52,540
Bloomington
$50,490
Indianapolis-Carmel
$50,000
Fort Wayne
$47,680
Muncie
$45,990
Kokomo
$44,520
Elkhart-Goshen
$44,200
Gary
$42,050
Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area
$41,630
Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area
$41,100
Anderson
$38,660
Lafayette
$38,150
Michigan City-La Porte
$34,780
Terre Haute
$34,450
Central Indiana nonmetropolitan area
$34,440



See also: Top paying jobs in Indianapolis-Carmel, Indiana.