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 among 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$32,270
25th Percentile Wage
$40,240
50th Percentile Wage
$52,120
75th Percentile Wage
$67,550
90th Percentile Wage
$86,670

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 $86,670. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $52,120. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $32,270.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$15.51
25th Percentile Wage
$19.35
50th Percentile Wage
$25.06
75th Percentile Wage
$32.47
90th Percentile Wage
$41.67

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for public relations specialists in Ohio in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $41.67. The median hourly salary is $25.06. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $15.51.

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
201652,1204.99%12.43%
201549,5204.99%-
201447,0501.45%-
201346,3701.57%-
201245,640--

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 $58,450. The highest paying area for public relations specialists in Ohio is Springfield with a median annual salary of $58,450. The second highest paying city/area in Ohio State is Southern Ohio nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $56,490). The lowest paying area is Lima with a median annual salary of $37,800.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Springfield
$58,450
Southern Ohio nonmetropolitan area
$56,490
Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor
$55,350
Columbus
$54,640
Dayton
$52,970
Eastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area
$52,510
Cincinnati-Middletown
$51,380
Sandusky
$50,190
Akron
$49,950
Canton-Massillon
$43,990
Other Ohio nonmetropolitan area
$43,770
Toledo
$43,640
Mansfield
$39,720
West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area
$38,050
Lima
$37,800



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