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Director Public Relations Salary

$135,358 (USD)

Average Salary

$65/hr

Average Hourly

$16,811

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 06, 2019

The average pay for a Director Public Relations is $135,358 a year and $65 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Director Public Relations is between $93,913 and $168,411. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Director Public Relations. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Description:
  • Directs and organizes the overall public relations activities of the organization.
  • Designs and heads the development and communication of information designed to keep the public informed of employer's programs, accomplishments, or point of view.
  • Plans and develops public relations internal and external programs and policies, maintaining employee, public, and shareholder interest and acceptance.
  • Advises management of public relations implications of organization policies.
  • Participates in preparation of news releases, publications, and the annual report.
Director Public Relations Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Public Relations and Fundraising Managers

Job family population: 72,460

Estimated population of Director Public Relations jobs: 3,071

Rate of error: 1.1%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$156,917
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Description: The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US) or simply America, is a country comprising 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions. At 3.8 million square miles (9.8 million km2), it is the world's third or fourth largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe. Most of the country is located in central North America between Canada and Mexico. With an estimated population of over 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the...

Director Public Relations Job Listings for United States

Director of Public Relations & Marketing
Nov 26
Los Angeles, CA, USA
Paladin
Seeking a B2B Director of Public Relations and Marketing with a background in publicly traded companies specifically in portfolio investments or financial investments. If you've had direct client ...
Director of Public Relations
Nov 8
Walnut Creek, CA, USA
One Planet Ops
One Planet Ops Inc is seeking to a Public Relations leader to spearhead our external communications and marketing efforts across our family of brands. The ideal candidate will have a creative mindset ...
Sports Information Director/Assistant Public Relations Director
Oct 11
Hawkins, TX, USA
Jarvis Christian College
... Director. * Coordinate the management of home athletic contests for men's and women's sports ... Attend all athletic and public relations staff meetings. * Attend all communications-related events
Public Relations Manager
Oct 25
Manhattan Beach, CA, USA
Kinecta Federal Credit Union
Works with the Director of Communications and Engagement to implement annual PR strategy, plan and campaigns to support organizational goals for the year, including awareness/community building ...
Senior Public Relations Manager
Nov 18
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Brandner Communications
In This Role You Will: · Work with PR Director to oversee PR team day-to-day efforts · Collaborate with client leads to devise and implement PR strategies that meet both short- and log-term brand ...

The average pay for a Director Public Relations is $135,358 a year and $65 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Director Public Relations is between $93,913 and $168,411. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Director Public Relations. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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