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Public Information Officer Salary

$70,486 (USD)

Average Salary

$34/hr

Average Hourly

$1,790

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 11, 2019

The average pay for a Public Information Officer is $70,486 a year and $34 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Public Information Officer is between $50,625 and $86,908. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Public Information Officer. 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:
  • Plans and organizes public relations program designed to create and maintain favorable public image for employer or client.
  • Plans and oversees development and communication of information designed to keep the public informed of employer's programs, accomplishments, or point of view.
  • Coordinates public relations efforts in order to meet needs, objectives, and policies of individual, special interest group, business concern, nonprofit organization, or governmental agency.
  • Represents organization as in-house staff member or serves as an outside consultant.
Public Information Officer Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Public Relations Specialists

Job family population: 239,030

Estimated population of Public Information Officer jobs: 67,622

Rate of error: 1.0%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$81,712
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...

Public Information Officer Job Listings for United States

Chief Information Officer (PEM-H)
Dec 1
Salem, OR, USA
Oregon Health Authority
As the Chief Information Officer, you will manage the Office of Information Services by providing ... Requested skills Eight years of progressive management experience in a public or private ...
Information Systems Manager
Dec 4
San Francisco, United States
Bay Area Air Quality Management District (BAAQMD)
Represents the District and assists the Director/Officer as assigned. Minimum Qualifications ... public agency, of which at least two (2) years were at a supervisory level. Some positions may ...
Development Officer
Dec 4
Seattle, United States
Virginia Mason Medical Center
... public sources for profit and or non-profit organizations. Knowledge of Raiser's Edge or other ... and sensitive information. The Development Officer must also have knowledge of development ...
Campus Safety Officer - Various Locations
Nov 25
Kalamazoo, MI, USA
Kalamazoo Public Schools
Scope of Responsibilities The campus safety officer maintains a safe and secure educational ... Information Thank you for your interest in employment with the Kalamazoo Public Schools. As a ...
Public Safety Officer
Nov 15
Lake Elsinore, CA, USA
Lake Elsinore Casino / CJ's Sports Grill & Turf Club
Hiring for Public Safety Officers. Immediate Opening. Public Safety/ Security Officer - Lake ... information to other radio users, and coordinate action. * Attends required meetings and trainings

The average pay for a Public Information Officer is $70,486 a year and $34 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Public Information Officer is between $50,625 and $86,908. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Public Information Officer. 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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