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Estimated employment200
Mean wage$33.36
Entry wage$20.96
10th percentile wage$18.43
50th percentile wage$32.71
90th percentile wage$49.92
Top Employing Industries
 IndustryEmployment / Percent
Education and Health Services9045.2%
Other Services4018.3%
Professional and Business Services3012.7%
Financial Activities105.6%
Top Paying Industries
 IndustryEmployment / Median Wage
Education and Health Services9037.44
Other Services4029.85
Professional and Business Services3026.89
Financial Activities1024.32
Public Relations Specialists (27-3031)
Engage in promoting or creating good will for individuals, groups, or organizations by writing or selecting favorable publicity material and releasing it through various communications media. May prepare and arrange displays, and make speeches.
Median Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$32.71 $25.17  $7.54
2016$31.94+2.4%$24.58 +2.4%$7.36
2015$31.33+2.0%$24.11 +2.0%$7.22
2014$30.75+1.9%$23.66 +1.9%$7.09
2013$30.16+1.9%$23.21 +1.9%$6.95
2012$29.57+2.0%$22.76 +2.0%$6.82
2011$29.11+1.6%$22.40 +1.6%$6.71
2010$28.60+1.8%$22.01 +1.8%$6.59
2009$28.30+1.1%$21.77 +1.1%$6.52
2008$27.45+3.1%$21.13 +3.1%$6.33
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$32.71 $21.56  $11.15
2016$31.94+2.4%$20.87 +3.3%$11.07
2015$31.33+2.0%$20.43 +2.1%$10.90
2014$30.75+1.9%$20.00 +2.2%$10.75
2013$30.16+1.9%$19.59 +2.1%$10.56
2012$29.57+2.0%$19.26 +1.7%$10.31
2011$29.11+1.6%$18.96 +1.6%$10.16
2010$28.60+1.8%$18.64 +1.7%$9.97
2009$28.30+1.1%$18.38 +1.4%$9.91
2008$27.45+3.1%$17.91 +2.6%$9.54
Note: The mid-wage is the median wage. The average wage is the mean wage. The entry-level wage is equal to the average of the lower third of reported wages for the occupation. The wage range consists of the 10th and 90th percentiles; 80% of workers earn between this wage range, 10% earn less while 10% earn more.
Reference Date: 1st Quarter 2017
Top Areas For This Occupation
Best Pay
Median Wage / Employment
New Haven$32.71200
Norwich-New London$31.7370
Waterbury $29.8430
Highest Employment
Median Wage / Employment
New Haven$32.71200
Norwich-New London$31.7370
Waterbury $29.8430
Wages in other areas
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