How much does a Chief Public Relations Executive make in the United States? The average Chief Public Relations Executive salary in the United States is $226,100 as of July 27, 2020, but the range typically falls between $184,400 and $282,900. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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The Chief Public Relations Executive ensures that all external communications result in positive public relations. Plans and directs all aspects of an organization's public relations policies, objectives, and initiatives. Being a Chief Public Relations Executive requires a bachelor's degree. Maintains public good will towards the organization. In addition, Chief Public Relations Executive demonstrates expertise in a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures. Typically reports to top management. The Chief Public Relations Executive manages a departmental function within a broader corporate function. Develops major goals to support broad functional objectives. Approves policies developed within various sub-functions and departments. Comprehensive knowledge of the overall departmental function. Working as a Chief Public Relations Executive typically requires 8+ years of managerial experience. (Copyright 2020 Salary.com)

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