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Salaries for PR Professionals

Average Salaries for Public Relations Professionals: 2016

Salaries for corporate communicators are available here.

PositionNATIONWIDE (all locations & specialties)Percent Change from 2015
Executive vice president$171,700+1.0
Senior vice president$145,500+2.0
Vice president$121,500+3.1
Account supervisor$79,800+1.9
Senior account executive$68,300+4.7
Account executive$56,000+5.5
PositionSample METRO AREAS (all specialties)Percentage Change from 2015
Executive vice presidentChicago
$185,000
+0.3
Senior vice presidentHouston
$138,500
+0.5
Vice presidentD.C.
$120,400
+0.5
Account supervisorS.F.
$81,800
+0.3
Senior account executiveN.Y.
$75,400
+0.7
Account executiveL.A.
$60,600
+0.8

Source: “The Official PR Salary & Bonus Report” — 2016 Edition, Spring Associates, Inc., New York, N.Y.   
Please note, information is meant to be used as a "guide" only.