Starting salaries in public relations vary according to the industry sector, geographical location and the applicant’s work experience. Casual work experience in a customer relations situation helps.

As a rough guide, an entry level position as a Public Relations Assistant may have a starting annual salary of $35,000 - $40,000 pa while the average salary for a Public Relations Manager is in excess of $65,000 pa.  Senior level positions can be much higher.

Information obtained from the PRIA Professional Framework

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