Alternate Job Titles: Public Relations Director, PR Director
How much does a Public Relations Director make? The median annual Public Relations Director salary is $128,938, as of September 27, 2017, with a range usually between $111,297-$150,529, however this can vary widely depending on a variety of factors. 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.
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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 $128,938, so 50% of the people who perform the job of Public Relations Director in the United States are expected to make less than $128,938.
Source: HR Reported data as of September 27, 2017
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This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Public Relations Director that make less than that salary. For example 50% of the people who perform the job of Public Relations Director are expected to make less than the median.
Source: HR Reported data as of October 2017
Directs and implements a company's public relations strategies. Manages media relations, announcements, editorial placement, and speaking opportunities. Evaluates and authorizes all forms of communication regarding the organization for release to the public. Develops press releases, white papers and supporting materials. Requires a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to top management. Manages a departmental sub-function within a broader departmental function. Creates functional strategies and specific objectives for the sub-function and develops budgets/policies/procedures to support the functional infrastructure. Deep knowledge of the managed sub-function and solid knowledge of the overall departmental function. Typically requires 5+ years of managerial experience. View full job description