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 amongst Louisiana 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 Louisiana

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$27,030
25th Percentile Wage
$34,800
50th Percentile Wage
$44,210
75th Percentile Wage
$55,030
90th Percentile Wage
$81,740

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 $81,740. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $44,210. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $27,030.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$12.99
25th Percentile Wage
$16.73
50th Percentile Wage
$21.25
75th Percentile Wage
$26.46
90th Percentile Wage
$39.29

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for public relations specialists in Louisiana in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $39.29. The median hourly salary is $21.25. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $12.99.

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
201644,2101.47%3.01%
201543,5600.73%-
201443,2402.31%-
201342,240-1.52%-
201242,880--

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 $52,280. The highest paying area for public relations specialists in Louisiana is New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner with a median annual salary of $52,280. The second highest paying city/area in Louisiana State is Natchitoches nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $49,640). The lowest paying area is Lake Charles with a median annual salary of $29,780.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner
$52,280
Natchitoches nonmetropolitan area
$49,640
Shreveport-Bossier City
$46,730
Monroe
$45,320
Baton Rouge
$43,750
Alexandria
$43,690
New Iberia nonmetropolitan area
$39,260
Lafayette
$36,940
Lake Charles
$29,780



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