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Public Relations Agent Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$72,898 (USD)

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Last updated: June 17, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Public Relations Agent is $72,898 a year and $35 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Public Relations Agent is between $52,357 and $89,883. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Public Relations Agent. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

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Job Summary

  • 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 Relations Agent Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Public Relations Specialists

Job family population: 233,730

Estimated population of Public Relations Agent jobs: 66,122

Rate of error: 1.0%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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Description: Chicago ( (listen), locally also ), officially the City of Chicago, is the most populous city in Illinois, as well as the third most populous city in the United States. With an estimated population of 2,705,994 (2018), it is the most populous city in the Midwest. Chicago is the principal city of the Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, and the county seat of Cook County, the second most populous county in the United States. The metropolitan area, at nearly 10 million people, is the third-largest in the United States. Located on the shores of freshwater Lake Michigan, Chicago was incorporated...

Public Relations Agent Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Great people skills wanted and enjoy working with the public! APPLY!
Jun 5
South Shore, IL, USA
Prestiz LLC
We are seeking candidates with prior business management experience in marketing, pr, advertising ... Agent. Marketing Adviser, Marketing Representative, Marketing Officer, Marketing Associate ...
Campaign Relations Trainee *PAID TRAINING* #Growth #NewStart #2019
Jun 10
McKinley Park, IL, USA
... situations dealing with the public, so people with waiting, bar work or other hospitality ... Agent. Marketing Adviser, Marketing Representative, Marketing Officer, Marketing Associate ...
Immediate Hire - Sales & Client Relations - WE TRAIN!
Jun 12
Wauconda, IL, USA
Brand Management Firm
... agent, customer service director, customer service sales, field sales representative, account ... relations, public relations, e-commerce, sales, inside sales, outside sales, direct sales ...
Customer Relationship Agent
Apr 24
Chicago, IL, USA
... and the public. Strive for improvements in community performance. * Participate in on-going ... Manage resident relations as they pertain to: coordinating requests for repairs and maintenance ...
Sales & Marketing Agent - IMMEDIATE GROWTH
Apr 10
Aurora, IL, USA
Capital Energy Group
... public relations, promotional advertising, entertainment, entry-level management, promotional retail marketing, campaign development, communications, management, business development, marketing ...
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