Public Relations Specialist Salary Information in Ohio

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$33,040
25th Percentile Wage
$42,730
50th Percentile Wage
$55,880
75th Percentile Wage
$73,100
90th Percentile Wage
$94,010

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for public relations specialists in Ohio in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $94,010. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $55,880. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $33,040.

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
$55,880
6.73% 18.32%
2016
$52,120
4.99% -
2015
$49,520
4.99% -
2014
$47,050
1.45% -
2013
$46,370
1.57% -
2012
$45,640
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of public relations specialists in some Ohio cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of public relations specialists in state of Ohio ranges from $37,800 to $61,300. The highest paying area for public relations specialists in Ohio is Dayton with a median annual salary of $61,300. The second highest paying city/area in Ohio State is Springfield (mean annual salary $59,050). The lowest paying area is Lima with a median annual salary of $37,800.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Dayton
$61,300
Springfield
$59,050
Cincinnati-Middletown
$57,970
Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor
$57,830
Columbus
$57,100
West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area
$54,130
Akron
$53,800
Mansfield
$53,120
Southern Ohio nonmetropolitan area
$52,190
Eastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area
$52,020
Sandusky
$50,190
Other Ohio nonmetropolitan area
$47,450
Canton-Massillon
$43,470
Toledo
$43,040
Lima
$37,800




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