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Public Relations Specialist salary in Chicago

Average Base Salary in Chicago

$58,167
$5,667
Additional Cash Compensation
$63,834
Total Compensation
Median: $58K
Min: $32K
Max: $77K

How Much Does a Public Relations Specialist Make in Chicago?

The average salary for a Public Relations Specialist in Chicago is $58,167. The average additional cash compensation for a Public Relations Specialist in Chicago is $5,667. The average total compensation for a Public Relations Specialist in Chicago is $63,834. Public Relations Specialist salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In Chicago from anonymous Public Relations Specialist employees in Chicago.

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Public Relations Specialist jobs in Chicago
9

Public Relations Specialist

Chicago
1 week ago
+19
This role will manage the relationship with our PR agency and work in conjunction with our CMO, executive thought leaders, and key internal stakeholders to craft compelling narratives around company initiatives and design, communicate, and execute scalable communications strategies that drive impactful results.

PR Manager

Chicago
1 week ago
+19
This role will drive top-tier consumer-style media-focused campaigns and other marketing initiatives in collaboration with the Senior Manager of Partnerships and Community, and work in conjunction with our CMO, PR agency, executive thought leaders, and key internal stakeholders to craft compelling narratives around company initiatives; and design, communicate, and execute scalable communications strategies that drive impactful results.

Communication & Public Relations Specialist

Chicago
2 days ago
+51
The Communication & Public Relations (PR) Specialist will play a strategic role in the growth of the Strata brand.  You will work closely with all facets of the business and lead programs addressing both our internal and external PR and communication needs. At its core, this role is about creating opportunities to tell phenomenal customer and company stories that showcase the value of Strata.  We're looking for someone who loves to create process, write, is a social media-minded storyteller, and has experience in public relations for a B2B/enterprise software company. In this role, you will be tasked with fielding media questions and pitching stories, preparing media kits and organizing press communication. Externally, in addition to press releases, you will support organizational leaders in their efforts to drive thought leadership, develop advertising and marketing communications material, and build our overall company brand.  Internally, you will support team communications, lead campaigns to spotlight what an amazing team we have and drive overall communication strategy for team.

Director of Public Relations

Chicago
6 days ago
+15
Within Camelot Illinois, the Director of Public Relations will be responsible for the day-to-day management of the annual public relations strategy, including media relations, promotions, cross-functional marketing/communications projects and oversight of the Camelot’s contracted communications agency.

PR Intern

Chicago
1 week ago
+15
We’re looking for a motivated, energetic, and organized music lover who wants to gain PR experience in a fast-paced environment this summer. As PR/Communications Intern, you’ll be a crucial part of the Reverb marketing team, working alongside our PR & Communications Manager to help tell the Reverb story. You’ll get hands-on experience in media relations, thought leadership, executive positioning, creative writing, and more. The ideal candidate is

PR Manager

Chicago
2 weeks ago
+48
ActiveCampaign is a marketing automation, email, and CRM platform built to help growing businesses improve their customers’ experience. As one of the fastest-growing tech companies in Chicago, we serve our 65,000+ growing businesses by helping them make meaningful connections with their customers. As the PR Manager, you’ll be focused on connecting with various news and tech outlets and sharing our story with the public. The ideal candidate is an

Public Relations Director

Chicago
1 week ago
+23
Public Relations Director at SimplyBe. Agency   SimplyBe. Agency, a Chicago-based personal branding company, is seeking a PR Director to join their creative team. The ideal candidate has ample work experience—either in-house or at an agency—working with brands, experts, influencers, thought leaders and executives in PR account management. Your in-depth industry knowledge and established media network, coupled with your strong work ethic will

Media Relations Associate - Make an impact on amazing startups

+15
Propllr is a Chicago-based PR and content marketing firm that serves fast-growing, innovative startups and technology businesses. We are also the host and organizer of the popular Here's How Startup Conferences, which have featured the likes of Jellyvision, Grubhub, SpotHero, Basecamp, Reverb, Outcome Health, Insureon and many more. Propllr's success helping startups gain visibility and credibility has demand for our services going up, so we are searching for amazing and talented people to join our team. Could that be you?

Marketing Associate - PR

Chicago
3 days ago
Marketing Associate, PR Why Join Livongo? Our Work Truly Matters:  135 million Americans are suffering from chronic conditions. The associated costs are astronomical. Patients feel helpless, overwhelmed and confused. The healthcare industry is desperate for change and Livongo is leading the revolution with Applied Health Signals™.We’re the first company to reinvent the healthcare experience for people with chronic conditions by turning large

Public Relations Specialist Salary ranges

The most common Public Relations Specialist salary in Chicago is between $40k - $50k.

Average Public Relations Specialist Salary by Company Size

People with the job title Public Relations Specialist make the most at companies with 1-10 employees, earning $77,000 on average.

Public Relations Specialist Salary by gender

The average Public Relations Specialist salary for women is $66,500 and the average Public Relations Specialist salary for men is $70,000.

Public Relations Specialist Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Public Relations Specialist with 7+ years of experience is $77,000.

Average Marketing salaries in Chicago

Job Title Average Salary Salary Range
SEO Specialist $45,167
Min: $38K
Max: $50K
Event Planner $51,333
Min: $36K
Max: $60K
Marketing Coordinator $53,293
Min: $40K
Max: $68K
Marketing Associate $57,036
Min: $40K
Max: $78K
Public Relations Specialist $58,167
Min: $32K
Max: $77K
Content Marketing Manager $64,692
Min: $42K
Max: $110K
Social Media Manager $64,727
Min: $35K
Max: $80K
Community Manager $64,733
Min: $45K
Max: $87K
Public Relations Manager $67,333
Min: $45K
Max: $105K
SEO Manager $69,188
Min: $57K
Max: $90K
Email Marketing Manager $73,545
Min: $57K
Max: $86K
Digital Marketing Manager $77,175
Min: $45K
Max: $118K
Marketing Manager $85,937
Min: $47K
Max: $125K
Marketing Operations Manager $98,740
Min: $50K
Max: $125K
Brand Manager $100,455
Min: $74K
Max: $132K
Product Marketing Manager $106,926
Min: $70K
Max: $137K
Senior Marketing Manager $117,862
Min: $82K
Max: $155K
Director of Marketing $126,134
Min: $70K
Max: $200K
Senior Product Marketing Manager $131,692
Min: $108K
Max: $153K
Vice President of Marketing $176,455
Min: $125K
Max: $296K
CMO (Chief Marketing Officer) $223,957
Min: $100K
Max: $356K

Chicago Companies with the Highest Marketing Salaries

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Mobile, Software
+21
Automotive, Marketing Tech

Skills that affect Public Relations Specialist salaries in Chicago

1
Public & Media Relations
4% have this skill
2
Marketing Research & Strategy
2% have this skill
3
Email Marketing
2% have this skill
4
Event Marketing
2% have this skill
5
Social Media Marketing & Strategy
2% have this skill
6
Customer Relationship Management
2% have this skill

Recent Public Relations Specialist salaries in Chicago

$67,500
Yearly Salary
A Public Relations & Social Media Specialist reported a yearly salary of $67,500
3-5 Years of Experience
Female
51-200 Employees
Chicago
$55,000
Yearly Salary
A Marketing & Loyalty Programs Specialist reported a yearly salary of $55,000
3-5 Years of Experience
Female
201-500 Employees
Chicago
$77,000
Yearly Salary
A Public Relations Specialist reported a yearly salary of $77,000 with +$10,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Female
1-10 Employees
Chicago
$65,000
Yearly Salary
A Public Relations Strategist reported a yearly salary of $65,000
3-5 Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
201-500 Employees
Chicago
$70,000
Yearly Salary
A Public Relations Specialist reported a yearly salary of $70,000 with +$7,000 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Chicago
$32,000
Yearly Salary
A Public Relations Specialist reported a yearly salary of $32,000
11-50 Employees
Chicago
$40,000
Yearly Salary
A Public Relations Specialist reported a yearly salary of $40,000
500+ Employees
Chicago
$48,000
Yearly Salary
A Public Relations Specialist reported a yearly salary of $48,000
500+ Employees
Chicago
$48,500
Yearly Salary
A Public Relations Specialist reported a yearly salary of $48,500
500+ Employees
Chicago
$66,000
Yearly Salary
A Public Relations Specialist reported a yearly salary of $66,000
500+ Employees
Chicago
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