Public Relations Officer

Public Relations Officer

Public Relations (PR) Officers develop and implement communication strategies to promote information about organisations to the public. A PR Officer earns an average salary of $64,255 per annum.

The responsibilities of a Public Relations Officer can include creating media releases, managing relationships with media, preparing and publishing online and printed content, and liaising with stakeholders.

Salary range
Average salary $64,255
salary range
$57,810
$64,255
$70,700
Source: SEEK
Projected job growth
15% by 2020
15%
2015
2020
Source: joboutlook.gov.au

How to become a Public Relations Officer

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Employment by region
The top three regions for employment as a Public Relations Officer are:
NSW
NSW 31.5%
VIC
VIC 28%
WA
WA 13.8%
Source: joboutlook.gov.au

Key skills required

The top skills for a Public Relations Officer are:
  • Interested in people
  • Good analytical skills
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to write concisely
  • Good organisational skills
  • Interested in current affairs
  • Able to work under pressure
Source: myfuture.edu.au
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