The average annual and hourly salaries for public relations specialists in the state of Michigan are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of public relations specialists amongst Michigan 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 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage||$31,940|
|25th Percentile Wage||$41,390|
|50th Percentile Wage||$56,220|
|75th Percentile Wage||$75,860|
|90th Percentile Wage||$98,970|
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for public relations specialists in Michigan in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $98,970. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $56,220. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $31,940.
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|
Table 3 shows the median annual salary of public relations specialists in some Michigan cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of public relations specialists in state of Michigan ranges from $33,690 to $77,850. The highest paying area for public relations specialists in Michigan is Battle Creek with a median annual salary of $77,850. The second highest paying city/area in Michigan State is Lansing-East Lansing (mean annual salary $64,980). The lowest paying area is Northeast Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $33,690.
|Cities/Areas||Median Annual Salary|
|Battle Creek|| |
|Lansing-East Lansing|| |
|Niles-Benton Harbor|| |
|Ann Arbor|| |
|Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills|| |
|Holland-Grand Haven|| |
|Grand Rapids-Wyoming|| |
|South Bend-Mishawaka|| |
|Northwest Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Upper Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Saginaw-Saginaw Township North|| |
|Muskegon-Norton Shores|| |
|Northeast Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area|| |