Public Relations Specialist Salary Information in Louisiana

The average annual and hourly salaries for public relations specialists in the state of Louisiana are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of public relations specialists among Louisiana metropolitan 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$25,640
25th Percentile Wage
$33,940
50th Percentile Wage
$42,400
75th Percentile Wage
$54,570
90th Percentile Wage
$79,280

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for public relations specialists in Louisiana in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $79,280. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $42,400. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $25,640.

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
$42,400
-4.27% -1.13%
2016
$44,210
1.47% -
2015
$43,560
0.73% -
2014
$43,240
2.31% -
2013
$42,240
-1.52% -
2012
$42,880
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of public relations specialists in some Louisiana cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of public relations specialists in state of Louisiana ranges from $29,780 to $49,640. The highest paying area for public relations specialists in Louisiana is Natchitoches nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $49,640. The second highest paying city/area in Louisiana State is New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner (mean annual salary $49,310). The lowest paying area is Lake Charles with a median annual salary of $29,780.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Natchitoches nonmetropolitan area
$49,640
New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner
$49,310
Shreveport-Bossier City
$46,620
Monroe
$45,320
Hammond nonmetropolitan area
$45,110
Alexandria
$42,070
Baton Rouge
$39,810
New Iberia nonmetropolitan area
$39,260
Lafayette
$37,080
Winnsboro nonmetropolitan area
$34,700
Lake Charles
$29,780




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