Public Relations Manager salary in Chicago

Average Base Salary in Chicago

$72,818
$6,333
Additional Cash Compensation
$79,151
Total Compensation
Median: $73K
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 $72,818. The average additional cash compensation for a Public Relations Manager in Chicago is $6,333. The average total compensation for a Public Relations Manager in Chicago is $79,151. 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

PR Manager - Chicago

Chicago
5 hours ago
+34
Support Tempus’ media relations activity by regularly pitching and liaising with both local and national healthcare and business media. Partner with any external Communications agencies hired by Tempus to execute a coordinated media relations strategy. Draft and distribute press releases. Work with key business partners on joint news announcements . Draft and handle submissions for specific awards (i.e. FastCompany’s Most Innovative Companies). Collaborate with the Marketing team on the creation and execution of integrated campaigns.

PR Specialist

Chicago
1 week ago
+20
ThinkMarkets is seeking a savvy Public Relations Specialist to join our Chicago team! This individual will be responsible for all global external communication regarding ThinkMarkets. This role will work cross-functionally across multiple international business units to tell the story of our company, ensure consistent brand voice globally, and increase brand awareness and visibility. The ideal candidate will have experience within financial

PR and Communications Manager

Chicago
2 days ago
+46
The Opportunity: We are looking for a PR and Communications Manager to support the marketing team with all media and industry relations. You will have a key role planning and executing Litera's internal and external public relations and communication strategies, as well as, cultivating media coverage. You are a strategic thinker that can lay a foundation for ongoing PR efforts while being organized and efficient enough to react and capitalize on

PR & Communications Director (contract)

Chicago
5 days ago
+54
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.

SaaS PR Manager - Agency

Remote
3 weeks ago
+36
As a PR manager at this growing agency, you will have the opportunity to interact and build relationships with national and trade media, as well as client contacts from a variety of SaaS brands across the country. In this role, you will own and execute PR projects on behalf of clients, including media outreach and the development of press releases and other content used to fulfill editorial requests from national and trade media outlets. You’ll

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 501-1,000 employees, earning $75,833 on average.

Public Relations Manager Salary by gender

The average Public Relations Manager salary for women is $82,400 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 $98,750. The average salary for <1 year of experience is $60,000.

Average Marketing salaries in Chicago

Job Title Average Salary Salary Range
Marketing Coordinator $53,577
Min: $40K
Max: $78K
SEO Specialist $53,750
Min: $38K
Max: $93K
Event Planner $57,332
Min: $36K
Max: $77K
Marketing Associate $57,564
Min: $40K
Max: $87K
Public Relations Specialist $58,618
Min: $32K
Max: $80K
Community Manager $63,222
Min: $45K
Max: $87K
Social Media Manager $67,004
Min: $35K
Max: $125K
Content Marketing Manager $71,838
Min: $33K
Max: $130K
SEO Manager $72,381
Min: $57K
Max: $95K
Public Relations Manager $73,833
Min: $45K
Max: $135K
Email Marketing Manager $74,388
Min: $57K
Max: $95K
Digital Marketing Manager $79,390
Min: $45K
Max: $118K
Marketing Manager $87,710
Min: $45K
Max: $150K
Marketing Operations Manager $95,213
Min: $50K
Max: $130K
Brand Manager $99,167
Min: $74K
Max: $132K
Product Marketing Manager $109,945
Min: $63K
Max: $152K
Senior Marketing Manager $112,111
Min: $70K
Max: $155K
Director of Marketing $132,525
Min: $70K
Max: $220K
Senior Product Marketing Manager $137,625
Min: $108K
Max: $180K
Director of Product Marketing $147,500
Min: $135K
Max: $160K
Vice President of Marketing $181,474
Min: $125K
Max: $300K
CMO (Chief Marketing Officer) $223,892
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
4
Community Management
1% have this skill
5
Social Media Marketing & Strategy
1% have this skill
6
Event Marketing
1% have this skill

Recent Public Relations Manager salaries in 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
$45,000
Yearly Salary
A Public Relations Manager reported a yearly salary of $45,000
501-1,000 Employees
Chicago
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