Public relations professional
- Discusses issues of business strategy, products, services and target client base with senior colleagues to identify public relations requirements.
- Writes, edits and arranges for the effective distribution of press releases, newsletters and other public relations material.
- Addresses individuals, clients and other target groups through meetings, presentations, the media and other events to enhance the public image of an organisation.
- Develops and implements tools to monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of public relations exercises.
Typical Education Level
Most entrants possess A levels/H grades and a degree or equivalent qualification. Further professional qualifications are available.
Will retirement created job openings
In the UK, 9% in this profession are aged 55 or above.* They will likely retire in the next 10 years, creating a demand for new workers
*This is based on national data
Average annual earnings
The current average wage for public relations professional is £20,319
The number of jobs in the career for the current year is 1,192. Job counts include both employed and self-employed persons, and do not distinguish between full- and part-time jobs.
Over the past year, 2 jobs have been posted for public relations professional roles.
How well does it pay?
Normal pay for this occupation is £20,319 per year. That is about £1,693 per month or £10.42 per hour. New workers generally start on £13,026, while highly experienced workers can earn as much as £35,217
Is it growing or declining?
This career has remained the same over the last 2 years, and is expected to remain the same over the next 4 years. Currently, 1,192 people are employed in the region.