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 $23 as of April 26, 2022, but the salary range typically falls between $20 and $25. 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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Public Relations Society of America's National Capital Chapter - Arlington , VA
... & CEO, the Director is responsible for designing and implementing a comprehensive annual ... Serve as primary donor relations director for donors/prospects of $4,999 or greater(~150 donors
JobLeads - 17 days ago
... public relations. This position serves on the institute's senior leadership committees which ... The COO assists in developing, assessing, and implementing the overall strategic vision and ...
HealtheCareers.com - 12 days ago
... public relations. This position serves on the institute's senior leadership committees which ... The COO assists in developing, assessing, and implementing the overall strategic vision and ...
Upward.net - 39 days ago
... Relations, and Strategy and Engagement.Through our teams, we have unparalleled access to a diverse ... and public housing, and other state/local governmental financing sources. This may include ...
JobCase - 5 days ago
Eastern State Hospital - Williamsburg , VA
Security Officer III - 69113 Job Open Date :03/17/2022 Job Close Date : Open Until Filled :Yes Is ... Minimum Qualifications : • Must possess good public relations, strong interpersonal skills, and ...
Upward.net - 59 days ago
Chartway Credit Union - Virginia Beach , VA
Mortgage Loan Officer Job Type: Full-time commission based position Location: Virginia area ... Excellent communication and public relations skills to build relationships with internal and ...
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