Public Relations Manager salary in Chicago

Average Base Salary in Chicago

$77,000
$7,800
Additional Cash Compensation
$84,800
Total Compensation
Median: $77K
Min: $45K
Max: $135K

How Much Does a Public Relations Manager Make in Chicago?

The average salary for a Public Relations Manager in Chicago is $77,000. The average additional cash compensation for a Public Relations Manager in Chicago is $7,800. The average total compensation for a Public Relations Manager in Chicago is $84,800. Public Relations Manager salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In Chicago from anonymous Public Relations Manager employees in Chicago.

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Public Relations Manager jobs in Chicago

Senior Public Relations Manager

Remote
14 hours ago
+50
Paylocity is looking for an enthusiastic, organized, and results-oriented Senior Public Relations Manager to heighten our communication strategy through a variety of external channels. This role will offer the opportunity to create thoughtful, differentiated, market-focused content; dive deep into communications strategies; make a difference using data to drive company communications; and work on projects alongside senior leaders. Paylocity’s marketing team launched a refreshed brand and new company website in March 2020.  The company has recently appeared in Forbes, Fortune (#9 Fastest Growing Companies), CNN Business, CEO World, Technori, eMarketer, Crain’s Chicago Business, IT Pro and received awards including Great Place to Work Certified, Glassdoor Best Places to Work, Highest Rated Cloud Companies to Work For, G2 Leader & Top 100 Software Companies, and many more.

Public Relations Manager

Chicago
2 days ago
+24
ThinkMarkets is a global online brokerage firm, specializing in providing multi-asset trading solutions to thousands of clients around the world. With our flagship ThinkTrader platform, we allow our clients to trade the world 24-hours a day. Our mission is to disrupt the brokerage industry by allowing access to global markets and thousands of products to allow our clients to trade the world in the palm of their hand. We use the latest

Public Relations Manager

Chicago
2 weeks ago
+39
CCC seeks a creative Public Relations Manager to support the company’s communications and media relations efforts. This role reports to the Director of PR and will be instrumental in advancing CCC’s reputation as a technology leader among key audiences. The PR Manager will cultivate and maintain positive relationships with media contacts, analysts, and influencers, working with internal stakeholders to research and compile information needed to inform story development, media pitching, news release writing, and thought leadership content, including articles, blog posts and more. The PR Manager will work closely with the broader marketing team, including the digital, social media, and events teams, graphic designers, and our PR agency to develop and execute PR programs.

Senior PR Manager

Chicago
2 weeks ago
+46
Camelot’s Corporate Affairs team develops and executes consumer public relations strategies to help raise awareness of the Lottery, promote winning, and showcase the Lottery’s contributions to special causes in Illinois. Our goal is to create a personal connection with the people of Illinois and make people feel good about playing the Lottery. Working as part of a cross-functional team of marketing, social media, and digital communications professionals, the Corporate Affairs team supports the company’s overarching objective to establish the Illinois Lottery as a leading brand within the state.

Media Relations Associate, Corporate Communications

Chicago
1 week ago
+62
The Role: We’re looking for a passionate communications professional who can partner with all areas of the business to tell our story externally and support financial journalists who rely on Morningstar for context and independent opinions. You should ideally have connections with the financial services and fintech industries, but know that we want more than a walking contact list. We are looking for someone who can understand complex businesses and mine them for stories that reporters and editors want.  

SR. Communications and Media Relations Manager

Remote
14 hours ago
+27
The Manager will lead specific communications and engagement priorities for Root. The role will provide an opportunity to develop meaningful relationships with key media stakeholders, evolve Root’s approach to communications reporting, and further shape Root’s external reputation through media and marketing communications, brand building, community relations, corporate communications and issues management. A successful candidate will pride themselves on developing new ideas and inspiring the organization to believe in them. Candidates will enjoy collaborating with cross-functional team members to execute impactful campaigns. 

Senior Manager, WBA Financial Communications & Media Relations

North Suburbs
2 weeks ago
+35
The Senior Manager of Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA) Financial Communications and Media Relations is responsible for managing the communication of all reportable company financial information for publicly traded, Fortune 19 WBA. The Senior Manager will support the WBA brand and its reputation as a global force for good and as a leader in shaping the future of healthcare, wellbeing and retail, by telling the WBA growth story on our performance, innovation and progress on strategic priorities across key markets. The Senior Manager will ensure a regular cadence of outreach to media and influencers around key themes, company news and trends to showcase the WBA global brand. The Senior Manager will coordinate with colleagues across division communications teams, corporate newsroom, leadership communications and employee communications departments.

PR & Media Director (contract)

Chicago
2 weeks ago
+55
Develop a comprehensive communications strategy across platforms and identify public relations opportunities, goals, and tactics for Rightpoint that support the organization's strategic plan and mission. Create a media relations engagement strategy and planned roster of storylines and releases/placed stories that build our brand. Develop proactive, effective and compelling media messages and story ideas and create new opportunities for Rightpoint spokespeople. Create and maintain a calendar of PR-worthy moments, milestones, announcements, etc., and monitor news coverage. Develop relationships with media relevant to Rightpoint and pro-actively cultivate media coverage aligned with the PR Strategy.

Public Relations Manager Salary ranges

The most common Public Relations Manager salary in Chicago is between $60k - $70k.

Average Public Relations Manager Salary by Company Size

People with the job title Public Relations Manager make the most at companies with 201-500 employees, earning $83,800 on average.

Public Relations Manager Salary by gender

The average Public Relations Manager salary for women is $87,833 and the average Public Relations Manager salary for men is $105,000.

Public Relations Manager Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Public Relations Manager with 7+ years of experience is $102,000. The average salary for <1 year of experience is $60,000.

Average Marketing salaries in Chicago

Job Title Average Salary Salary Range
SEO Specialist $53,750
Min: $38K
Max: $93K
Marketing Coordinator $54,132
Min: $40K
Max: $78K
Event Planner $56,458
Min: $36K
Max: $77K
Marketing Associate $57,813
Min: $40K
Max: $87K
Public Relations Specialist $57,861
Min: $32K
Max: $80K
Community Manager $63,222
Min: $45K
Max: $87K
Social Media Manager $67,682
Min: $35K
Max: $125K
SEO Manager $72,381
Min: $57K
Max: $95K
Content Marketing Manager $72,854
Min: $33K
Max: $130K
Email Marketing Manager $74,423
Min: $57K
Max: $95K
Public Relations Manager $77,000
Min: $45K
Max: $135K
Digital Marketing Manager $79,881
Min: $45K
Max: $118K
Marketing Manager $87,620
Min: $45K
Max: $150K
Marketing Operations Manager $93,763
Min: $50K
Max: $130K
Brand Manager $100,000
Min: $74K
Max: $132K
Product Marketing Manager $108,800
Min: $63K
Max: $152K
Senior Marketing Manager $111,792
Min: $70K
Max: $155K
Director of Marketing $132,451
Min: $70K
Max: $220K
Senior Product Marketing Manager $137,625
Min: $108K
Max: $180K
Director of Product Marketing $173,750
Min: $135K
Max: $200K
Vice President of Marketing $181,179
Min: $125K
Max: $300K
CMO (Chief Marketing Officer) $221,936
Min: $100K
Max: $356K

Skills that affect Public Relations Manager salaries in Chicago

1
Brand Marketing & Strategy
2% have this skill
2
Public & Media Relations
2% have this skill
3
Copywriting
2% have this skill
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Community Management
1% have this skill
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Social Media Marketing & Strategy
1% have this skill
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Event Marketing
1% have this skill

Recent Public Relations Manager salaries in Chicago

$115,000
Yearly Salary
A Communications Manager reported a yearly salary of $115,000 with +$11,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Female
201-500 Employees
Chicago
$85,000
Yearly Salary
A PR Communications Manager reported a yearly salary of $85,000 with +$9,000 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
201-500 Employees
Chicago
$135,000
Yearly Salary
A Public Relations Manager reported a yearly salary of $135,000
7+ Years of Experience
Female
501-1,000 Employees
Chicago
$60,000
Yearly Salary
A Manager of External Affairs and Communication reported a yearly salary of $60,000
< 1 Year of Experience
Female
51-200 Employees
Chicago
1-5 Reports
$95,000
Yearly Salary
A Public Relations Manager reported a yearly salary of $95,000 with +$9,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Female
201-500 Employees
Chicago
$60,000
Yearly Salary
A Public Relations Manager reported a yearly salary of $60,000
7+ Years of Experience
Female
501-1,000 Employees
Chicago
$62,000
Yearly Salary
A Public Relations Manager reported a yearly salary of $62,000
5-7 Years of Experience
Female
201-500 Employees
Chicago
$105,000
Yearly Salary
A Public Relations Manager reported a yearly salary of $105,000 with +$10,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
501-1,000 Employees
Chicago
1-5 Reports
$65,000
Yearly Salary
A Public Relations Manager reported a yearly salary of $65,000
501-1,000 Employees
Chicago
$67,000
Yearly Salary
A Public Relations Manager reported a yearly salary of $67,000
51-200 Employees
Chicago
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