How much does a Public Relations Director earn in the United States? The average Public Relations Director salary in the United States is $133,172 as of March 28, 2019, but the range typically falls between $114,930 and $155,523. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. View Cost of Living in Major Cities
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.
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