Top Public Relations Executive Salary in the United States

How much does a Top Public Relations Executive make in the United States? The average Top Public Relations Executive salary in the United States is $219,264 as of April 27, 2019, but the range typically falls between $178,858 and $274,395. 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 the Cost of Living in Major Cities

Job Description

Plans and directs all aspects of an organization's public relations policies, objectives, and initiatives. Ensures that all external communications result in positive public relations. Maintains public good will towards the organization. Requires a bachelor's degree. Demonstrates expertise in a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures. Typically reports to top management. Manages a departmental function within a broader corporate function. Develops major goals to support broad functional objectives. Approves policies developed within various sub-functions and departments. Comprehensive knowledge of the overall departmental function. Typically requires 8+ years of managerial experience. (Copyright 2019 Salary.com)

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