Public relations professional
- Develops and implements tools to monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of public relations exercises.
- Addresses individuals, clients and other target groups through meetings, presentations, the media and other events to enhance the public image of an organisation.
- Writes, edits and arranges for the effective distribution of press releases, newsletters and other public relations material.
- Discusses issues of business strategy, products, services and target client base with senior colleagues to identify public relations requirements.
Typical Education Level
Honours, Bachelor's degree
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 £21,694
The number of jobs in the career for the current year is 1,360. Job counts include both employed and self-employed persons, and do not distinguish between full- and part-time jobs.
Over the past year, jobs have been posted for public relations professional roles.
How well does it pay?
Normal pay for this occupation is £21,694 per year. That is about £1,808 per month or £11.13 per hour. New workers generally start on £13,874, while highly experienced workers can earn as much as £37,544
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, 1,360 people are employed in the region.