Community Relations Manager Salary in the United States

How much does a Community Relations Manager make in the United States? The average Community Relations Manager salary in the United States is $96,134 as of May 31, 2019, but the range typically falls between $79,772 and $116,418. 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.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

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Community Relations Manager develops a strategy and programs designed to represent the organization favorably and make positive contributions to the community. Creates and plans programs that engage and support the community and employees. Being a Community Relations Manager develops and expands relationships with community leaders and media representatives. Supports marketing initiatives and represents the organization at events. Additionally, Community Relations Manager may direct or administer the charitable contributions, grants and volunteer programs. Typically requires a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to a head of a department. The Community Relations Manager manages subordinate staff in the day-to-day performance of their jobs. True first level manager. Ensures that project/department milestones/goals are met and adhering to approved budgets. Has full authority for personnel actions. Extensive knowledge of department processes. To be a Community Relations Manager typically requires 5 years experience in the related area as an individual contributor. 1 to 3 years supervisory experience may be required. (Copyright 2019 Salary.com)

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