How much does a Chief Public Relations Officer make in the United States? The average Chief Public Relations Officer salary in the United States is $251,320 as of May 28, 2024, but the range typically falls between $205,030 and $314,480. 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.

Chief Public Relations Officer Salaries by Percentile
Percentile Salary Location Last Updated
10th Percentile Chief Public Relations Officer Salary $162,885 US May 28, 2024
25th Percentile Chief Public Relations Officer Salary $205,030 US May 28, 2024
50th Percentile Chief Public Relations Officer Salary $251,320 US May 28, 2024
75th Percentile Chief Public Relations Officer Salary $314,480 US May 28, 2024
90th Percentile Chief Public Relations Officer Salary $371,984 US May 28, 2024
25% $205,030 10% $162,885 90% $371,984 75% $314,480 $251,320 50%(Median) Didn’t find job title? Click
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The Chief Public Relations Officer 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 Officer requires a bachelor's degree. Maintains public good will towards the organization. In addition, Chief Public Relations Officer demonstrates expertise in a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures. Typically reports to top management. The Chief Public Relations Officer 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 Officer typically requires 8+ years of managerial experience. (Copyright 2024 Salary.com)

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