Plan, direct, or coordinate activities designed to create or maintain a favorable public image or raise issue awareness for their organization or client.
According to the US Department of Labor, there are 89,000 people employed as public relations managers in the United States. The median annual salary is $118,400. Entry level employees earn approximately $66,740 per year and senior employees earn approximately $208,000 (or more) per year.
Estimates do not include other potential benefits such as health insurance, overtime pay, or retirement benefits that may be offered by employers.