Public Relations Specialist Salary Information in Utah

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$32,580
25th Percentile Wage
$37,470
50th Percentile Wage
$49,660
75th Percentile Wage
$66,230
90th Percentile Wage
$95,690

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for public relations specialists in Utah in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $95,690. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $49,660. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $32,580.

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
$49,660
-5.44% -5.74%
2016
$52,360
0.50% -
2015
$52,100
-2.96% -
2014
$53,640
-0.30% -
2013
$53,800
2.40% -
2012
$52,510
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of public relations specialists in some Utah cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of public relations specialists in state of Utah ranges from $34,480 to $51,120. The highest paying area for public relations specialists in Utah is Northern Utah nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $51,120. The second highest paying city/area in Utah State is Salt Lake City (mean annual salary $50,070). The lowest paying area is Ogden-Clearfield with a median annual salary of $34,480.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Northern Utah nonmetropolitan area
$51,120
Salt Lake City
$50,070
Logan
$46,700
South Western Utah nonmetropolitan area
$43,050
St George
$41,970
Provo-Orem
$40,800
Ogden-Clearfield
$34,480




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