How much does a Public Relations Officer make hourly in the United States? The average hourly wage for a Public Relations Officer in the United States is $21 as of November 25, 2020, but the salary range typically falls between $19 and $24. Hourly rate 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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What is a Public Relations Officer?

The Public Relations Officer (PRO) or chief communications officer (CCO) or corporate communications officer is the head of communications, public relations, and/or public affairs in an organization. Typically, the CCO of a corporation reports to the chief executive officer (CEO). The CCO may hold an academic degree in communications....

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ZipRecruiter - 35 days ago
Arlington County (Virginia) Government - Arlington , VA
The Chief Deputy Director will exercise executive oversight of daily public works, emergency operations and constituent relations. This executive leader will have an opportunity to inspire, lead ...
Recruitics REACH - 1 day ago
Blackstone Consulting - Woodbridge , VA
Security Officer Location: Reston, VA Salary: 17.75 an hour plus a competitive benefits package ... public relations skills when interacting with visitors and staff Monitors entrances and exits ...
ZipRecruiter - 14 days ago
Franklin Police Department - Franklin , VA
Police Officer PD/12 DEPARTMENT: Police, City of Franklin POSITION STATUS: Non-exempt JOB SUMMARY ... Participates in public relations programs; speaks to citizen or school groups. 13. Must always tell ...
ZipRecruiter - 68 days ago
Phlow Corp. - Richmond , VA
Role: The Vice President of Government Relations develops public policy strategies to influence ... Reporting to the Chief of Staff and working closely with the Chief Executive Officer and other ...
ZipRecruiter - 32 days ago
Andre McCallum Agency - Hopewell , VA
Entry-level positions are available for both benefits' enrollment officers Job Summary/Functions ... Cross-training will be in marketing strategies, team management, public relations, leadership ...
ZipRecruiter - 23 days ago
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