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Director of Public Relations Salary

How much does a Director of Public Relations make in the United States?
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Salary Data for Director of Public Relations

$129,815 (USD)/yr

$62 (USD)/hr

$16,123 (USD)/yr

$128,056 (USD)/yr

$62 (USD)/hr

$16,123 (USD)/yr

Job Description
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.
The average director of public relations salary in United States is $129,815 or an equivalent hourly rate of $62. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $16,123. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in United States.
Compensation Data Based on Experience

$90,067 (USD)

$161,513 (USD)

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Salary Potential

$150,491 (USD)

16 %

Based on our compensation data, the estimated salary potential for Director of Public Relations will increase 16 % over 5 years.

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