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Public Relations Specialist salary in Chicago

Average Base Salary in Chicago

$57,692
$8,500
Additional Cash Compensation
$66,192
Total Compensation
Median: $58K
Min: $32K
Max: $77K

How Much Does a Public Relations Specialist Make in Chicago?

The average salary for a Public Relations Specialist in Chicago is $57,692. The average additional cash compensation for a Public Relations Specialist in Chicago is $8,500. The average total compensation for a Public Relations Specialist in Chicago is $66,192. Public Relations Specialist salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In Chicago from anonymous Public Relations Specialist employees in Chicago.

Chicago by the numbers

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Total number of Tech companies in Chicago
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Chicago Companies with the Highest Marketing Salaries

+48
Mobile, Software
+21
Automotive, Marketing Tech
+18
Big Data, Healthtech
+18
Enterprise Web, Machine Learning

Public Relations Specialist Salary ranges

The most common Public Relations Specialist salary in Chicago is between $40k - $50k.

Average Public Relations Specialist Salary by Company Size

People with the job title Public Relations Specialist make the most at companies with 1-10 employees, earning $77,000 on average.

Public Relations Specialist Salary by gender

The average Public Relations Specialist salary for women is $77,000 and the average Public Relations Specialist salary for men is $70,000.

Public Relations Specialist Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Public Relations Specialist with 7+ years of experience is $77,000.

Average Marketing salaries in Chicago

Job Title Average Salary Salary Range
SEO Specialist $45,167
Min: $38K
Max: $50K
Event Planner $50,875
Min: $36K
Max: $60K
Marketing Coordinator $53,722
Min: $40K
Max: $68K
Marketing Associate $55,808
Min: $40K
Max: $78K
Public Relations Specialist $57,692
Min: $32K
Max: $77K
Social Media Manager $64,727
Min: $35K
Max: $80K
Community Manager $64,733
Min: $45K
Max: $87K
Content Marketing Manager $64,750
Min: $42K
Max: $110K
Public Relations Manager $67,333
Min: $45K
Max: $105K
SEO Manager $69,188
Min: $57K
Max: $90K
Email Marketing Manager $73,545
Min: $57K
Max: $86K
Digital Marketing Manager $77,395
Min: $45K
Max: $118K
Marketing Manager $85,960
Min: $47K
Max: $125K
Brand Manager $102,222
Min: $74K
Max: $132K
Marketing Operations Manager $103,422
Min: $80K
Max: $125K
Product Marketing Manager $106,462
Min: $70K
Max: $137K
Senior Marketing Manager $116,652
Min: $80K
Max: $155K
Director of Marketing $127,588
Min: $70K
Max: $200K
Senior Product Marketing Manager $131,692
Min: $108K
Max: $153K
Vice President of Marketing $176,455
Min: $125K
Max: $296K
CMO (Chief Marketing Officer) $220,415
Min: $100K
Max: $356K

Public Relations Specialist jobs in Chicago
5

Public Relations Specialist

Chicago
2 days ago
+11
This role will manage the relationship with our PR agency and work in conjunction with our CMO, executive thought leaders, and key internal stakeholders to craft compelling narratives around company initiatives and design, communicate, and execute scalable communications strategies that drive impactful results.

PR Manager

Chicago
2 days ago
+11
This role will drive top-tier consumer-style media-focused campaigns and other marketing initiatives in collaboration with the Senior Manager of Partnerships and Community, and work in conjunction with our CMO, PR agency, executive thought leaders, and key internal stakeholders to craft compelling narratives around company initiatives; and design, communicate, and execute scalable communications strategies that drive impactful results.

Public Relations Associate

Chicago
1 week ago
+10
We are looking for a communications connoisseur – verbal or written, you love the waltz. Your attention to detail is unmatched and thirst for knowledge is never quenched by just some simple research. You’re a wordsmithing wrangler and whether it’s a corporate message, press release or engaging blog or social media post, you can make it fun, exciting and engaging. You’re a natural researcher who loves to identify opportunities – curiosity never killed you or your cat. You have a ten-track mind and love switching tracks mid-stream. If this is you, come wow us with your words! There’s lots to do around here and we need some help.

Media Relations Associate - Make an impact on amazing startups

+15
Propllr is a Chicago-based PR and content marketing firm that serves fast-growing, innovative startups and technology businesses. We are also the host and organizer of the popular Here's How Startup Conferences, which have featured the likes of Jellyvision, Grubhub, SpotHero, Basecamp, Reverb, Outcome Health, Insureon and many more. Propllr's success helping startups gain visibility and credibility has demand for our services going up, so we are searching for amazing and talented people to join our team. Could that be you?

Marketing Associate - PR

Chicago
2 weeks ago
Marketing Associate, PR Why Join Livongo? Our Work Truly Matters:  135 million Americans are suffering from chronic conditions. The associated costs are astronomical. Patients feel helpless, overwhelmed and confused. The healthcare industry is desperate for change and Livongo is leading the revolution with Applied Health Signals™.We’re the first company to reinvent the healthcare experience for people with chronic conditions by turning large

Skills that affect Public Relations Specialist salaries in Chicago

1
Marketing Research & Strategy
5% have this skill
2
Email Marketing
2% have this skill
3
Event Marketing
2% have this skill
4
Social Media Marketing & Strategy
2% have this skill
5
Customer Relationship Management
2% have this skill
6
Public & Media Relations
2% have this skill

Recent Public Relations Specialist salaries in Chicago

$77,000
Yearly Salary
A Public Relations Specialist reported a yearly salary of $77,000 with +$10,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Female
1-10 Employees
Chicago
$65,000
Yearly Salary
A Public Relations Strategist reported a yearly salary of $65,000
3-5 Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
201-500 Employees
Chicago
$70,000
Yearly Salary
A Public Relations Specialist reported a yearly salary of $70,000 with +$7,000 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Chicago
$32,000
Yearly Salary
A Public Relations Specialist reported a yearly salary of $32,000
11-50 Employees
Chicago
$40,000
Yearly Salary
A Public Relations Specialist reported a yearly salary of $40,000
500+ Employees
Chicago
$48,000
Yearly Salary
A Public Relations Specialist reported a yearly salary of $48,000
500+ Employees
Chicago
$48,500
Yearly Salary
A Public Relations Specialist reported a yearly salary of $48,500
500+ Employees
Chicago
$66,000
Yearly Salary
A Public Relations Specialist reported a yearly salary of $66,000
500+ Employees
Chicago
$70,000
Yearly Salary
A Public Relations Specialist reported a yearly salary of $70,000
500+ Employees
Chicago
$67,000
Yearly Salary
A Public Relations Specialist reported a yearly salary of $67,000
500+ Employees
Chicago
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