How much does a Public Relations Specialist I make in the United States? The average Public Relations Specialist I salary in the United States is $54,145 as of April 27, 2020, but the range typically falls between $48,871 and $64,081. 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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Public Relations Specialist I prepares and disseminates information regarding an organization through newspapers, periodicals, television, radio and social media. Ensures public relations goals and strategies are met. Being a Public Relations Specialist I helps maintain a favorable public image for the organization. May require a bachelor's degree. Additionally, Public Relations Specialist I typically reports to a supervisor or manager. The Public Relations Specialist I works on projects/matters of limited complexity in a support role. Work is closely managed. To be a Public Relations Specialist I typically requires 0-2 years of related experience. (Copyright 2020 Salary.com)... View full job description

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