Public relations specialists are most often employed by the Advertising, public relations & related services industry. The average yearly wage for Public relations specialists was $81,926 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Public relations specialists by wage are Electrical powerline installers & repairers, Budget analysts, and Agents & business managers of artists, performers, & athletes.
Public relations specialists are part of the Arts, design, entertainment, sports, & media occupations, along with Artists & related workers, Commercial and industrial designers, Fashion designers, Floral designers, Graphic designers, and 25 more.
The top 3 locations that employ the most Public relations specialists are District of Columbia (Central) PUMA, DC, Arlington County (South) PUMA, VA, and Chelsea, Clinton & Midtown Business District PUMA, NY. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Public relations specialists are Arlington County (South) PUMA, VA, District of Columbia (Central) PUMA, DC, and District of Columbia (West) PUMA, DC.