Public Relations Specialist Salary Information in Oregon

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$34,230
25th Percentile Wage
$43,680
50th Percentile Wage
$59,670
75th Percentile Wage
$78,930
90th Percentile Wage
$99,650

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for public relations specialists in Oregon in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $99,650. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $59,670. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $34,230.

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
$59,670
4.04% 10.26%
2016
$57,260
5.80% -
2015
$53,940
-2.95% -
2014
$55,530
3.93% -
2013
$53,350
-0.37% -
2012
$53,550
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of public relations specialists in some Oregon cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of public relations specialists in state of Oregon ranges from $35,840 to $75,580. The highest paying area for public relations specialists in Oregon is Salem with a median annual salary of $75,580. The second highest paying city/area in Oregon State is Corvallis (mean annual salary $57,890). The lowest paying area is Eastern Oregon nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $35,840.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Salem
$75,580
Corvallis
$57,890
Eugene-Springfield
$52,570
Southern Oregon and Linn County nonmetropolitan area
$47,610
Coastal Oregon nonmetropolitan area
$47,200
Medford
$46,000
Bend
$42,190
North Central Oregon nonmetropolitan area
$40,480
Eastern Oregon nonmetropolitan area
$35,840




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