Public relations specialists are most often employed by the Advertising, public relations & related services industry. The average yearly wage for Public relations specialists was $81,534 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Public relations specialists by wage are Compensation & benefits managers, Market research analysts & marketing specialists, and Other financial clerks.
Public relations specialists are part of the Arts, design, entertainment, sports, & media occupations, along with Artists & related workers, Designers, Actors, Producers & directors, Athletes, coaches, umpires, & related workers, Dancers & choreographers, Musicians, singers, & related workers, Entertainers & performers, sports & related workers, all other, Announcers, News analysts, reporters & correspondents, Public relations specialists, Editors, Technical writers, Writers & authors, Miscellaneous media & communication workers, Photographers, Television, video, & motion picture camera operators & editors, and Broadcast & sound engineering technicians & radio operators, & media & communication equipment workers, all other
The top 3 locations that employ the most Public relations specialists are Upper East Side PUMA, NY, District of Columbia (Central) PUMA, DC, and Chelsea, Clinton & Midtown Business District PUMA, NY. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Public relations specialists are Upper East Side PUMA, NY, District of Columbia (Northeast) PUMA, DC, and District of Columbia (West) PUMA, DC.