Public Relations Specialist Salary Information in Wisconsin

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$33,250
25th Percentile Wage
$43,500
50th Percentile Wage
$56,350
75th Percentile Wage
$72,230
90th Percentile Wage
$95,700

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for public relations specialists in Wisconsin in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $95,700. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $56,350. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $33,250.

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
$56,350
7.24% 17.89%
2016
$52,270
3.85% -
2015
$50,260
4.00% -
2014
$48,250
2.63% -
2013
$46,980
1.51% -
2012
$46,270
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Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Public Relations Specialists in Wisconsin Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of public relations specialists in some Wisconsin cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of public relations specialists in state of Wisconsin ranges from $19,300 to $66,200. The highest paying area for public relations specialists in Wisconsin is Appleton with a median annual salary of $66,200. The second highest paying city/area in Wisconsin State is Lake County-Kenosha County (mean annual salary $61,480). The lowest paying area is Racine with a median annual salary of $19,300.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Appleton
$66,200
Lake County-Kenosha County
$61,480
Madison
$60,920
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington
$59,230
Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis
$57,270
Oshkosh-Neenah
$56,510
Duluth
$56,380
Green Bay
$55,670
Fond du Lac
$52,440
Janesville
$52,430
Sheboygan
$50,600
La Crosse
$50,450
West Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$49,880
Wausau
$47,510
South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$47,230
Southwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$45,860
Eau Claire
$40,370
Northern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$40,130
Eastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$35,800
Racine
$19,300




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