Public Relations Specialist Salary Information in New Jersey

The average annual and hourly salaries for public relations specialists in the state of New Jersey are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of public relations specialists among New Jersey 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 New Jersey

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$30,600
25th Percentile Wage
$46,730
50th Percentile Wage
$64,580
75th Percentile Wage
$83,730
90th Percentile Wage
$115,070

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for public relations specialists in New Jersey in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $115,070. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $64,580. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $30,600.

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
$64,580
-1.01% 13.10%
2016
$65,230
0.03% -
2015
$65,210
-1.15% -
2014
$65,960
7.94% -
2013
$60,720
7.58% -
2012
$56,120
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of public relations specialists in some New Jersey cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of public relations specialists in state of New Jersey ranges from $52,410 to $67,760. The highest paying area for public relations specialists in New Jersey is Camden with a median annual salary of $67,760. The second highest paying city/area in New Jersey State is Edison-New Brunswick (mean annual salary $65,890). The lowest paying area is Atlantic City-Hammonton with a median annual salary of $52,410.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Camden
$67,760
Edison-New Brunswick
$65,890
Trenton-Ewing
$65,190
Vineland-Millville-Bridgeton
$62,180
Wilmington
$58,600
Ocean City
$53,770
Atlantic City-Hammonton
$52,410




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