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Public Relations Top Executive Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$177,318 (USD)

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Last updated: May 24, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Public Relations Top Executive is $177,318 a year and $85 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Public Relations Top Executive is between $121,582 and $221,698. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Public Relations Top Executive. 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

  • Directs, plans, develops, and oversees an organization's public relations efforts to create and maintain a favorable image, both internally and externally.
  • Implements a program of action to earn public, employee, and shareholder understanding and acceptance.
  • Develops and administers public relations programs and policies, including the dissemination of information about the organization through various means, including press releases, reports, public events, direct communication, and literature.
Public Relations Top Executive Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Public Relations and Fundraising Managers

Job family population: 67,300

Estimated population of Public Relations Top Executive jobs: 1,151

Rate of error: 1.1%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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About Chicago, Illinois

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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 Top Executive Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

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Entry Level Account Executive
May 24
Cicero, IL, USA
South Chicago Management Group
Recruitment, Administration & Finance Rapid advancement is available for top performers looking to ... Your initial responsibilities will be public relations, sales, marketing orientated. You'll then ...
Public Relations Account Executive
Apr 25
The Public Relations, Account Executive position requires the committed expertise of a talented and passionate team member in media and influencer relations. The person in this position is ...
Energy Marketing Assistant - Top Employer for College Graduates!
May 24
Aurora, IL, USA
Merit Management Group, Inc.
Our CEO started off from an entry level position and moved up all the way to the top to be one of ... Working with Marketing Coordinator and the Sales Operations Manager to integrate PR campaigns with ...
Communications + Public Relations Assistant Experience
May 15
Bloomingdale, IL, USA
US Energy Company
... Public Relations Assistant and to cross train in all aspects of: * leadership * training systems ... For our customers we strive to provide the top of the line service and products available for their ...
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