2020 Public Relations Salary Survey: How Much Money do PRs Pros Make?
The median public relations salary in the U.S. is $100,000 in 2020; it’s higher for in-house PR and corp comm roles at $145,500 and lower for PR agencies at $90,000 What PR professionals earn in income appears to be on the...Read More
45-plus Places to Find Communications and Public Relations Jobs
Find public relations jobs by looking in professional associations, trade publications and recruiters that specialize in PR; here’s a list. In early 2011, I published a blog post with “20 places to look for a PR job.” Many of the...Read More
What is PR? 141 PR and Comms Pros Explain What They Do for a Living
If you ask 10 different public relations (PR) professionals what they do for a living, you’d get 10 different answers. For example, the 2019 JOTW Communications Survey posed this question to 223 PR and communications pros…and we received a wide...Read More
PR Salary 2019: What do Public Relations Salary Ranges Look Like?
[Note: This data is from 2019 – find the most current public relations salary data]. For the last four years, I’ve reviewed the annual public relations salary survey by PRWeek. The 2019 version is soon to be released and I...Read More
7 Perspectives on Confessions from an Anonymous PR Person
The online trade publication Digiday runs an anonymous confessional series for marketers. Typically, it involves a representative from an advertising agency ranting about the wrongdoings of the industry. Recently, however, the column took aim at public relations agencies — Confessions...Read More
How PR Prepared Her for Inbound Marketing and a Role as a Martech CMO; Off Script No. 31: Nicole Wojno of UserIQ
Many years ago, I had a mentor that suggested the first 10 years of a career should be spent moving around and collecting skills. That’s one of the side benefits of growing up in tech PR – you are exposed...Read More
New Survey Identifies the Hottest Trends in Corp Comm and PR; Announcing the 2018 JOTW Communications Survey
A new survey of primarily corporate communications professionals identified the hottest trends and tactics in PR – and perhaps those that aren’t so hot too. Respondents said storytelling, content marketing and thought leadership will be more important over the next...Read More
PR Salary 2018: Are You Earning What you are Worth?
[Note: This data is from 2018 – find the most current public relations salary data]. If you’re looking for a new public relations gig, then understanding current salary bands is important information for negotiating an offer. The same applies to...Read More
PR Salary 2017: Salary Survey Suggests Demand for Talent Tightening
[Note: This data is from 2017 – find the most current public relations salary data]. Good PR people are in demand, but hard to find and so, businesses seem to be upping the ante for talented communications professionals. Those are...Read More
PR Salary 2016: What’s a PR Pro Worth?
[Note: This data is from 2016 – find the most current public relations salary data]. Across the industry and experience levels, the median PR salary rose to $92,125 in the last 12 months. By definition, averages pose pitfalls in data...Read More