Average Public Relations PR Specialist Salary in Canada

Annual Base Salary - $54,639.00/year

The average annual salary of Public Relations (PR) Specialist is $54,639.00


The starting salary of Public Relations (PR) Specialist is between $37,060.00 and $43,600.00 whereas the maximum salary range is between $72,800.00 and $83,720.00.

Minimum Annual PayMaximum Annual Pay
Average Hourly Pay - $23.54/hour

The average hourly pay of Public Relations (PR) Specialist is $23.54.


The starting hourly rate is between $15.00 and $18.19 for Public Relations (PR) Specialist whereas the maximum hourly wage is between $41.80 and $48.00.

Minimum Hourly PayMaximum Hourly Pay
Bonus Range: Tooltip
$2,100.00 - $8,240.00
Profit Sharing: Tooltip
$0.00 - $833.00
  • Currency : CAD
  • Annual Salary : $54,639.00
  • Hourly Pay : $23.54
  • Weekly Pay : $1,001.00
  • Fortnightly Salary : $2,001.00
  • Monthly Salary : $4,336.00

Public Relations (PR) Specialist Salary Comparison by Gender


This pie chart demonstrates the gender share for Public Relations (PR) Specialist. As indicated, the golden colour represents the percentage share for women and the green represents the percentage share for men.

As shown in the chart, female employees are involved significantly more as Public Relations (PR) Specialist compared to male. Their involvement is 86% while of male is only 14%.

Salary Distribution Based on Years of Experience

The line graph shows Public Relations (PR) Specialist salary in Canada on an annual basis. In this graph specifically, it is indicated that as the years of experience increases, so does their wages.

For Public Relations (PR) Specialist working less than a year in a company, you notice that their annual salary starts around $48,795.21.

As the years of experience reaches 1 to 4, there is a significant increase of $3,958.57 which would give a total wage of CAD52,753.78.

Once the experience reaches 5-9 years Public Relations (PR) Specialist salary would increase again to a total of $62,042.76, adding $9,288.98 from the last salary increase.

After reaching the 10-19 year experience in their career, another increase in salary will be added to a total of $69,728.45.

Prominent Skills Affecting Public Relations (PR) Specialist Salary

The bar graph data indicates the importance of specific skills which can have a direct impact on Public Relations (PR) Specialist's salary. It clearly highlights the skills needed for a post of Public Relations (PR) Specialist when hired by an employer.

The most vital skill expected of Public Relations (PR) Specialist is Project Management which impacts the most than the rest of the skills indicated with a staggering 9% comparatively. Therefore, one’s salary would greatly depend on their skills in Project Management.

The skill least likely to affect one’s pay would be Media / Public Relations with 2%. It can be said that Media / Public Relations skill will unlikely impact the salary.

Compensation Statistics Based on Experience Levels

This combination of a line and the bar graph shows how the experience affects the salary of Public Relations (PR) Specialist. Companies are considering factors like training and education directly affecting the salary offered to you as an employee. The line graph shows the salary increment with the increase in experience whereas the bar graph shows the comparision of how the salary is getting affected based on experience level.

As shown in the trends, lowest earning is $48,082.00 whereas the highest earning is $69,938.00 which clearly shows the salary increases with the level of expertise.

Late Career person will earn the maximum salary of $69,938.00 at 28%. So to summerize, Entry Level earns 12% less than the average salary, Early Career earns 2% less than the average salary, Mid Carrer earns 14% more than the average salary, Late Career earns 28% more than the average salary.

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