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Public Relations Director Salary
in Seattle, Washington

$144,096 (USD)

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Last updated: June 26, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Public Relations Director is $144,096 a year and $69 an hour in Seattle, Washington, United States. The average salary range for a Public Relations Director is between $99,976 and $179,282. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Public Relations Director. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Seattle, Washington.

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Job Summary

  • 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.
Public Relations Director Job Prevalence in Seattle, Washington, United States

Job family: Public Relations and Fundraising Managers

Job family population: 67,300

Estimated population of Public Relations Director jobs: 2,852

Rate of error: 1.1%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



About Seattle, Washington

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Description: Seattle ( (listen) see-AT-əl) is a seaport city on the West Coast of the United States. It is the seat of King County, Washington. With an estimated 744,955 residents as of 2018, Seattle is the largest city in both the state of Washington and the Pacific Northwest region of North America. According to U.S. Census data released in 2018, the Seattle metropolitan area's population stands at 3.94 million, and ranks as the 15th largest in the United States. In July 2013, it was the fastest-growing major city in the United States and remained in the top 5 in May 2015 with an annual growth rate of 2.1%. In July 2016, Seattle...

Public Relations Director Job Listings for Seattle, Washington

Marketing Director
Jun 20
Seattle, WA, USA
TisBest Philanthropy
TisBest Philanthropy seeks an experienced Marketing Director for its Charity Gift Cards About Us ... You will have: in-house creative, outside PR/marketing support, a close-knit and collaborative team.
Marketing Director
May 27
Seattle, WA, USA
Burgess Design Inc.
The Marketing Director will work directly with the firm's President, executive leadership, and ... Facilitate public relations across traditional and social media outlets. Manage preparation of ...
Director of Marketing
Jun 5
Renton, WA, USA
Avanti Markets Inc.
... public relations and press releases for the Avanti companies. · Provide Marketing Agency services to our customer base General Team Management · Oversee implementation of the Marketing strategy ...
Communications Specialist Copy|Design
Jun 13
Renton, WA, USA
JB Consulting Systems
Bachelor's degree in marketing, public relations, journalism or related degree * 2+ years ... direct hire with our clients. Never a fee to you nor a commission to us for placement.
Promotional PR Representative - Full Time Events
Apr 16
Seattle, WA, USA
Maverick Management
Promotional PR Representative - Full Time Events Maverick Management, a brand development, sales ... director, telecommunications,real estate, engineering, insurance, data entry, project manager ...
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