How much does a Public Relations make?

Updated Oct 15, 2021

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$48,519 /yr
Average Base Pay

9 salaries

$36K

Low

$49K

Average

$65K

High

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The national average salary for Public Relations is $48,519 per year in United States. Filter by location to see Public Relations salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 9 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Public Relations employees.

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FleishmanHillard
3.8

FleishmanHillard

Public Relations - Hourly Intern

$14

 /hr
Range: $12 - $17
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$12

$17

$12 - $17 Range

MSL
3.5

MSL

Public Relations - Hourly Intern

$16

 /hr
Range: $12 - $17

$12

$17

$12 - $17 Range

Walker Sands
4.2

Walker Sands

Public Relations - Hourly Intern

$16

 /hr
Range: $14 - $16

$14

$16

$14 - $16 Range

Tierney
4

Tierney

Public Relations - Hourly Intern

$10

 /hr
Range: $9 - $15

$9

$15

$9 - $15 Range

Greentarget
4.2

Greentarget

Public Relations - Hourly Intern

$15

 /hr
Range: $14 - $16

$14

$16

$14 - $16 Range

Blue Sky Communications
3.6

Blue Sky Communications

Public Relations - Hourly Intern

$14

 /hr
Range: $11 - $16

$11

$16

$11 - $16 Range

Discovery, Inc.
3.9

Discovery, Inc.

Public Relations - Hourly Intern

$10

 /hr
Range: $8 - $16

$8

$16

$8 - $16 Range

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The Brand Amp
3.7

The Brand Amp

Public Relations - Hourly

$27

 /hr
Range: $15 - $28

$15

$28

$15 - $28 Range

Amazon
3.7

Amazon

Public Relations - Hourly Intern

$22

 /hr
Range: $18 - $24

$18

$24

$18 - $24 Range

Highwire
3.8

Highwire

Public Relations - Hourly Intern

$20

 /hr
Range: $19 - $21

$19

$21

$19 - $21 Range

FleishmanHillard
3.8

FleishmanHillard

Public Relations - Hourly

$15

 /hr
Range: $14 - $92

$14

$92

$14 - $92 Range

Matter Communications
4.1

Matter Communications

Public Relations - Hourly Intern

$14

 /hr
Range: $13 - $15

$13

$15

$13 - $15 Range

Havas Formula
3.7

Havas Formula

Public Relations - Hourly Intern

$15

 /hr
Range: $13 - $15

$13

$15

$13 - $15 Range

G & R Marine Import/Export

Public Relations

$41,985

 /yr
Range: $41K - $42K

$41K

$42K

$40,835 - $42,423 Range

Mall of America
3.7

Mall of America

Public Relations - Hourly Intern

$11

 /hr
Range: $11 - $13

$11

$13

$11 - $13 Range

IBM
3.9

IBM

Public Relations

$77,621

 /yr
Range: $28K - $100K

$28K

$100K

$28,133 - $99,789 Range

imre
4

imre

Public Relations - Hourly Intern

$16

 /hr
Range: $16 - $17

$16

$17

$16 - $17 Range

2.5

WPS

Public Relations

$57,797

 /yr
Range: $50K - $58K

$50K

$58K

$49,762 - $57,797 Range

Golin
3.8

Golin

Public Relations - Hourly Intern

$12

 /hr
Range: $12 - $15

$12

$15

$12 - $15 Range

WE Communications
3.8

WE Communications

Public Relations

$54,511

 /yr
Range: $36K - $70K

$36K

$70K

$35,828 - $70,457 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Public Relations salaries

The national average salary for a Public Relations is $48,519 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Public Relations salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 9 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Public Relations employees.

The highest salary for a Public Relations in United States is $65,221 per year.

The lowest salary for a Public Relations in United States is $36,094 per year.

If you are thinking of becoming a Public Relations or planning the next step in your career, find details about the role, the career path and salary trajectory of a Public Relations.

Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent public relations salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$15
hourly
A Public Relations in the San Francisco, CA Area area reported making $15 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
San Francisco, CA Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
College / University
$18
hourly
A Public Relations in the Knoxville, TN Area area reported making $18 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Knoxville, TN Area area
Part-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$24
hourly
A PR in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $24 per hour
Job Highlights
New York City, NY Area area
Intern
 
201 to 500 employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$60,000
per year
A PR Professional in the Atlanta, GA Area area reported making $60,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Atlanta, GA Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$76,000
per year
A Public Relations in the Buffalo, NY Area area reported making $76,000 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Buffalo, NY Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Nonprofit Organization
$15
hourly
A PR in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $15 per hour
Job Highlights
New York City, NY Area area
Intern
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$12
hourly
A Public Relations in the Lawton, OK Area area reported making $12 per hour
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Lawton, OK Area area
Self-Employed
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Public
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