Public Relations Specialist

Code: 27-3031.00

Also known as: Communications Specialist, Corporate Communications Specialist, Media Relations Specialist, Public Affairs Specialist, Public Information Officer, Public Information Specialist, Public Relations Coordinator (PR Coordinator), Public Relations Specialist (PR Specialist)

Description: Organizations hire Public Relations Specialists develop and maintain a positive public image for the business. Specialists help to cultivate media relationships in order to mold the public's interest in and perception of a brand. Most Public Relations Specialists have at least a Bachelor's degree in journalism, communications, English, business or public relations.

Public Relations Specialist

Typical wages

10% $35,350
25% $46,630
Median $62,810
75% $85,380
90% $118,210
10% $17
25% $22.42
Median $30.2
75% $41.05
90% $56.83

Projected employment

Estimated Employment
(2019 year)
Projected Employment
(2029 year)
Percent Change +0 %
Projected Annual Job Openings 27,100