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Public Relations Professional

Ngaio Whitiwhiti Kōrero

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Public relations professionals plan and develop information, media and communication strategies that promote the reputation of an organisation to the public, shareholders and employees.


Public relations professionals with one to four years' experience usually earn

$35K-$80K per year

Those with more experience or working for larger companies can earn

$95K-$130K per year

Source: Michael Page Salary Centre, 'Salary and Employment Forecast 2014/2015', 2015.

Job opportunities

Chances of getting a job as a public relations professional are good. Opportunities are best for those with experience and/or digital skills.
Jeremy Lambert sitting in a meeting.

Planning media strategies is an important part of a public relations professional's role

Last updated 26 May 2017