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Public Relations Managers

Public Relations Manager—Career Q&A: Professional Advice and Insight

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Public relations managers are responsible for influencing the public's image and recognition of their client, be it a large corporation, a service, or an individual. This is done through a carefully set plan of public appearances, public relations campaigns, press releases, surveys, and other scheduled events. Public relations managers, especially at large corporations, oversee the work of many staff members such as public relations specialists, researchers, designers, and administrators. There are approximately 79,160 public relations and fund-raising managers employed in the United States.

Salary Range

$50,000 to $100,000+

Minimum Education Level

Bachelor's Degree




Faster than the Average
Personality Traits




Career Ladder
Consultant or PR Firm Owner

Director of Public Relations

Public Relations Manager

Public Relations Specialist

Public Relations Assistant