How much does a Public Relations Specialist II make in Chicago, IL? The average Public Relations Specialist II salary in Chicago, IL is $71,402 as of October 28, 2020, but the range typically falls between $62,747 and $80,977. 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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Job Description for Public Relations Specialist II

Public Relations Specialist II 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 II helps maintain a favorable public image for the organization. Requires a bachelor's degree. Additionally, Public Relations Specialist II typically reports to a supervisor or manager. The Public Relations Specialist II gains exposure to some of the complex tasks within the job function. Occasionally directed in several aspects of the work. To be a Public Relations Specialist II typically requires 2 to 4 years of related experience. (Copyright 2020 Salary.com)... View full job description

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