Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a Public Affairs Specialist make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

$75,901 / yrTotal Pay
$52,341 / yrBase Pay
$23,560 / yrAdditional Pay

$75,901

 / yr
$28K$275K
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The estimated total pay for a Public Affairs Specialist is $75,901 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $52,341 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $23,560 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

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US Army
3.8

US Army

Public Affairs Specialist

$49,977

 /yr
Range: $25K - $128K
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$25K

$128K

$25,162 - $128,219 Range

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US Air Force
4.1

US Air Force

Public Affairs Specialist

$69,377

 /yr
Range: $26K - $154K

$26K

$154K

$26,389 - $154,012 Range

US Forest Service
3.8

US Forest Service

Public Affairs Specialist

$89,869

 /yr
Range: $49K - $120K

$49K

$120K

$49,000 - $119,510 Range

United States Federal Government
4.1

United States Federal Government

Public Affairs Specialist

$82,599

 /yr
Range: $21K - $187K

$21K

$187K

$21,000 - $186,581 Range

US Department of the Interior
4.1

US Department of the Interior

Public Affairs Specialist

$99,451

 /yr
Range: $53K - $150K

$53K

$150K

$52,608 - $150,061 Range

US Navy
3.7

US Navy

Public Affairs Specialist

$87,054

 /yr
Range: $37K - $115K

$37K

$115K

$37,175 - $115,123 Range

U.S. Department of Agriculture
4.0

U.S. Department of Agriculture

Public Affairs Specialist

$72,189

 /yr
Range: $36K - $112K

$36K

$112K

$36,000 - $111,654 Range

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US Army Corps of Engineers
4.2

US Army Corps of Engineers

Public Affairs Specialist

$84,464

 /yr
Range: $65K - $93K

$65K

$93K

$65,000 - $92,795 Range

Environmental Protection Agency
4.0

Environmental Protection Agency

Public Affairs Specialist

$102,995

 /yr
Range: $50K - $191K

$50K

$191K

$49,500 - $191,020 Range

US Department of Defense
4.0

US Department of Defense

Public Affairs Specialist

$85,075

 /yr
Range: $25K - $863K

$25K

$863K

$25,291 - $862,510 Range

State Farm
3.6

State Farm

Public Affairs Specialist

$71,314

 /yr
Range: $58K - $98K

$58K

$98K

$57,543 - $98,181 Range

US Department of Veterans Affairs
3.7

US Department of Veterans Affairs

Public Affairs Specialist

$77,399

 /yr
Range: $37K - $151K

$37K

$151K

$36,882 - $150,799 Range

FEMA
4.0

FEMA

Public Affairs Specialist

$95,139

 /yr
Range: $51K - $173K

$51K

$173K

$50,803 - $172,944 Range

NASA
4.5

NASA

Public Affairs Specialist

$103,736

 /yr
Range: $62K - $153K

$62K

$153K

$62,382 - $153,115 Range

U.S. Department of State
4.0

U.S. Department of State

Public Affairs Specialist

$100,823

 /yr
Range: $78K - $156K

$78K

$156K

$78,081 - $156,491 Range

US Marine Corps
3.8

US Marine Corps

Public Affairs Specialist - Monthly

$5,584

 /mo
Range: $3K - $8K

$3K

$8K

$2,786 - $7,798 Range

Social Security Administration
3.3

Social Security Administration

Public Affairs Specialist

$109,954

 /yr
Range: $16K - $139K

$16K

$139K

$15,621 - $139,178 Range

US Department of Energy
4.2

US Department of Energy

Public Affairs Specialist

$116,520

 /yr
Range: $81K - $161K

$81K

$161K

$80,662 - $160,883 Range

US Department of Treasury
4.1

US Department of Treasury

Public Affairs Specialist

$113,072

 /yr
Range: $61K - $174K

$61K

$174K

$61,101 - $174,087 Range

Cox Communications
4.1

Cox Communications

Public Affairs Specialist

$65,384

 /yr
Range: $56K - $74K

$56K

$74K

$55,888 - $74,417 Range

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$143,000

/yrAvg Base Salary
Cash Bonus$18,000/yr
Stock Bonus$65,000/yr

9 days ago by a Regulatory Affairs with 1 to 3 years of experience

$63,000

/yrAvg Base Salary
Cash Bonus$600/yr

11 days ago by a Regulatory Affairs Specialist with 1 to 3 years of experience

$75,681

/yrAvg Base Salary

11 days ago by a Regulatory Affairs Specialist with 7 to 9 years of experience

$71,000

/yrAvg Base Salary
Cash Bonus$9,000/yr

11 days ago by a Specialist Regulatory Affairs with 4 to 6 years of experience

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$63,000

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11 days ago by a Regulatory Affairs Specialist with 1 to 3 years of experience

$10

/hrAvg Base Salary

12 days ago by a Public Affairs Specialist with 10 to 14 years of experience

$22

/hrAvg Base Salary

12 days ago by a Regulatory Affairs Specialist with 1 to 3 years of experience

$22

/hrAvg Base Salary

14 days ago by a Regulatory Affairs Specialist with 1 to 3 years of experience

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Frequently asked questions about a Public Affairs Specialist salaries

The national average salary for a Public Affairs Specialist is $49,539 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Public Affairs Specialist salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 1555 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Public Affairs Specialist employees.

The highest salary for a Public Affairs Specialist in United States is $63,018 per year.

The lowest salary for a Public Affairs Specialist in United States is $38,943 per year.

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