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Public Relations Specialists


Public relations specialists had median annual earnings of $56,770 in May 2015, according to the U.S. Department of Labor. Salaries ranged from less than $31,690 to more than $110,080. The department reports the following mean salaries for public relations specialists by type of employer: professional, scientific, and technical services, $59,430; religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, and similar organizations, 56,160;  state and local government, excluding education and hospitals, $55,500; state, local, and private educational services, $52,260; and  healthcare and social assistance, $50,300.

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