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Public Relations Coordinator Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$72,798 (USD)

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Last updated: May 22, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Public Relations Coordinator is $72,798 a year and $35 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Public Relations Coordinator is between $52,285 and $89,759. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Public Relations Coordinator. 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 Coordinator Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Public Relations Specialists

Job family population: 233,730

Estimated population of Public Relations Coordinator 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 2,716,450 (2017), 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 Coordinator Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Public Relations Coordinator
May 9
Chicago, IL, USA
Dine|Amic Group
THE ROSTER Public House - Siena Tavern - Prime & Provisions - Bar Siena - BomboBar - -Barrio - La Bodega - The Bandit We are seeking a PR/Marketing Coordinator with at least 2-3 years of public ...
Public Relations Coordinator | PRC
May 20
Chicago, IL, USA
This position allows for public speaking and market research study opportunities as well. In ... Perform tasks to ensure the functionality and coordination of the department's activities * Aid ...
Agency Coordinator - Public Relations
Mar 11
Position Summary The Agency Coordinator - PR will perform general secretarial and administrative duties for the Executive Vice President, co-Managing Director at KemperLesnik, including handling work ...
Community/Marketing Relations Coordinator
Apr 17
Chicago, IL, USA
AltaStaff, LLC
Plans, develops, coordinates, collaborates and conducts events including, but not limited to ... Bachelor's preferred in a Marketing or Public Relations. * Business Administration or related field ...
Marketing, PR and Communications Specialist - Entry Level
May 22
Arlington Heights, IL, USA
Elite Chicago Firm
... public relations and customer experiences. This entry level role requires a high level of ... coordinating an effective campaign and coordinating all collateral Requirements: · Excellent ...
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