How much does a Public Relations Specialist IV make in the United States? The average Public Relations Specialist IV salary in the United States is $112,445 as of April 26, 2022, but the range typically falls between $101,502 and $126,330. 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, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Public Relations Specialist IV prepares and disseminates information regarding an organization through newspapers, periodicals, television, radio and social media. Develops goals and ensures public relations strategies are met. Being a Public Relations Specialist IV helps maintain a favorable public image for the organization. Requires a bachelor's degree. Additionally, Public Relations Specialist IV typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. Public Relations Specialist IV is a specialist on complex technical and business matters. Work is highly independent. May assume a team lead role for the work group. To be a Public Relations Specialist IV typically requires 7+ years of related experience. (Copyright 2022 View full job description

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