Alternate Job Titles: PR Manager, Public Relations Manager
How much does a Public Relations Manager make an hour? The median hourly wage for a Public Relations Manager is $49, as of March 29, 2018, with a range usually between $43-$56, 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 hourly wages for people with the job title Public Relations Manager in the United States.
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This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Public Relations Manager in the United States that make less than that hourly rate. For example the median expected hourly pay for a typical Public Relations Manager in the United States is $49 an hour, so 50% of the people who perform the job of Public Relations Manager in the United States are expected to make less than $49.
Source: HR Reported data as of March 29, 2018
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This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Public Relations Manager that make less than that hourly rate. For example 50% of the people who perform the job of Public Relations Manager are expected to make less than the median.
Source: HR Reported data as of April 2018
Develops and implements policies and procedures for the public relations department. Maintains favorable public image for employer or client by communicating programs, accomplishments, and/or points of view. Evaluates all forms of communications before release to ensure accuracy and appropriateness of message and authorizes release. Prepares and distributes news releases, fact sheets, scripts, etc. to media outlets. Requires a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to a head of a unit/department. Manages subordinate staff in the day-to-day performance of their jobs. True first level manager. Ensures that project/department milestones/goals are met and adhering to approved budgets. Has full authority for personnel actions. Extensive knowledge of department processes. Typically requires 5 years experience in the related area as an individual contributor. 1 to 3 years supervisory experience may be required. View full job description