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Alternate Job Titles: Public Relations Director, PR Director

What is the average annual salary for Public Relations Director?
The annual salary for someone with the job title Public Relations Director may vary depending on a number of factors including industry, company size, location, years of experience and level of education. Our team of Certified Compensation Professionals has analyzed survey data collected from thousands of HR departments at companies of all sizes and industries to present this range of annual salaries for people with the job title Public Relations Director in the United States.

This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Public Relations Director in the United States that make less than that annual salary. For example the median expected annual pay for a typical Public Relations Director in the United States is $116,614 so 50% of the people who perform the job of Public Relations Director in the United States are expected to make less than $116,614.

Source: HR Reported data as of October 2015

Median $116,614
  • 10%$86,584
  • 25%$100,895
  • 75%$136,579
  • 90%$154,757

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Job Description for Public Relations Director

Directs and implements a company's public relations strategies. Manages media relations, announcements, editorial placement, and speaking opportunities. Develops press releases, white papers and supporting materials. Requires a bachelor's degree in a related area and at least 10 years of experience in the field. Familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures. Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Leads and directs the work of others. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. Typically reports to top management. View Public Relations Director job description

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Categories:  Public Relations

Industries:  Aerospace & Defense, Biotechnology, Business Services, Chemicals, Construction, Edu., Gov't. & Nonprofit, Energy & Utilities, Financial Services, Healthcare, Hospitality & Leisure, Insurance, Internet, Media, MFG Durable, MFG Nondurable, Pharmaceuticals, Retail & Wholesale, Software & Networking, Telecom, Transportation

Similar Job Titles:  Public Relations Manager, Public Relations Specialist I, Public Relations Specialist II, Public Relations Specialist III, Public Relations Specialist IV, Top Public Relations Executive, Investor Relations Director, Labor Relations Director, Media Relations Manager

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