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Chicago
Chicago

Public Relations Specialist salary in Chicago

Average Base Salary in Chicago

$57,281
$4,300
Additional Cash Compensation
$61,581
Total Compensation
Median: $57K
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 $57,281. The average additional cash compensation for a Public Relations Specialist in Chicago is $4,300. The average total compensation for a Public Relations Specialist in Chicago is $61,581. 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

Public Relations Director

Chicago
6 months ago
+23
The PR Director for SimplyBe. will develop PR strategies, media pitching and account management for a range of clients. From winning new media placements with innovative, creative pitching, to flawlessly executing account management with exemplary implementation skills, the PR Director will be responsible for delivering value to our clients in the form of public awareness via media features, media mentions, profiles and more. This role requires strong project management skills and outstanding creative flair. Excellent interpersonal skills are required to develop client relationships and act as senior leadership to the wider business.

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 $60,875 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
Marketing Coordinator $54,377
Min: $40K
Max: $78K
SEO Specialist $55,000
Min: $38K
Max: $93K
Event Planner $55,179
Min: $36K
Max: $66K
Marketing Associate $56,000
Min: $40K
Max: $80K
Public Relations Specialist $57,281
Min: $32K
Max: $77K
Community Manager $63,118
Min: $45K
Max: $87K
Public Relations Manager $66,600
Min: $45K
Max: $105K
Content Marketing Manager $68,267
Min: $33K
Max: $110K
Social Media Manager $68,445
Min: $35K
Max: $125K
SEO Manager $71,579
Min: $57K
Max: $95K
Email Marketing Manager $74,312
Min: $57K
Max: $95K
Digital Marketing Manager $78,394
Min: $45K
Max: $126K
Marketing Manager $85,646
Min: $45K
Max: $150K
Marketing Operations Manager $94,477
Min: $50K
Max: $125K
Brand Manager $101,071
Min: $74K
Max: $132K
Product Marketing Manager $109,331
Min: $70K
Max: $152K
Senior Marketing Manager $113,838
Min: $82K
Max: $155K
Director of Marketing $132,022
Min: $70K
Max: $203K
Senior Product Marketing Manager $138,056
Min: $108K
Max: $180K
Vice President of Marketing $181,063
Min: $125K
Max: $300K
CMO (Chief Marketing Officer) $221,291
Min: $100K
Max: $356K

Skills that affect Public Relations Specialist salaries in Chicago

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

Recent Public Relations Specialist salaries in Chicago

$44,000
Yearly Salary
A Account Executive reported a yearly salary of $44,000 with +$200 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Female
500+ Employees
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
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