Occupational Employment Statistics

Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2015

11-2031 Public Relations and Fundraising Managers

Plan, direct, or coordinate activities designed to create or maintain a favorable public image or raise issue awareness for their organization or client; or if engaged in fundraising, plan, direct, or coordinate activities to solicit and maintain funds for special projects or nonprofit organizations.


National estimates for this occupation
Industry profile for this occupation
Geographic profile for this occupation

National estimates for this occupation: Top

Employment estimate and mean wage estimates for this occupation:

Employment (1) Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Wage RSE (3)
60,380 1.2 % $57.40 $119,390 0.7 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $27.35 $36.54 $50.07 $70.96 (5)
Annual Wage (2) $56,890 $76,000 $104,140 $147,590 (5)


Industry profile for this occupation: Top

Industries with the highest published employment and wages for this occupation are provided. For a list of all industries with employment in this occupation, see the Create Customized Tables function.

Industries with the highest levels of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 8,480 0.28 $53.99 $112,300
Management of Companies and Enterprises 6,250 0.28 $65.80 $136,860
Advertising, Public Relations, and Related Services 5,580 1.16 $73.90 $153,710
Business, Professional, Labor, Political, and Similar Organizations 4,630 1.07 $55.45 $115,330
Grantmaking and Giving Services 3,520 2.58 $52.77 $109,760

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Grantmaking and Giving Services 3,520 2.58 $52.77 $109,760
Advertising, Public Relations, and Related Services 5,580 1.16 $73.90 $153,710
Social Advocacy Organizations 2,250 1.12 $51.89 $107,920
Business, Professional, Labor, Political, and Similar Organizations 4,630 1.07 $55.45 $115,330
Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions 1,030 0.68 $46.93 $97,600

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Other Financial Investment Activities 270 0.06 $80.61 $167,660
Wireless Telecommunications Carriers (except Satellite) 50 0.04 $80.13 $166,670
Nonresidential Building Construction 40 0.01 $79.46 $165,270
Legal Services 150 0.01 $77.01 $160,180
Accounting, Tax Preparation, Bookkeeping, and Payroll Services 130 0.01 $75.67 $157,390


Geographic profile for this occupation: Top

States and areas with the highest published employment, location quotients, and wages for this occupation are provided. For a list of all areas with employment in this occupation, see the Create Customized Tables function.





States with the highest employment level in this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
California 6,660 0.43 0.98 $61.63 $128,190
New York 6,050 0.67 1.54 $76.01 $158,100
Massachusetts 3,840 1.13 2.58 $58.01 $120,660
District of Columbia 3,500 5.18 11.83 $73.87 $153,640
Texas 3,500 0.30 0.69 $62.15 $129,270




States with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
District of Columbia 3,500 5.18 11.83 $73.87 $153,640
Massachusetts 3,840 1.13 2.58 $58.01 $120,660
Oregon 1,450 0.84 1.91 $39.51 $82,180
Maine 470 0.79 1.81 $41.49 $86,290
Washington 2,110 0.71 1.62 $51.04 $106,160




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
New York 6,050 0.67 1.54 $76.01 $158,100
District of Columbia 3,500 5.18 11.83 $73.87 $153,640
New Jersey 2,000 0.51 1.17 $70.15 $145,910
Delaware 180 0.41 0.93 $68.95 $143,410
Rhode Island 240 0.51 1.16 $68.70 $142,890





Metropolitan areas with the highest employment level in this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 5,340 0.82 1.88 $81.87 $170,280
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 4,350 1.80 4.11 $73.91 $153,730
Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA NECTA Division 2,930 1.66 3.79 $59.56 $123,890
Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights, IL Metropolitan Division 2,250 0.63 1.44 $53.63 $111,560
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 1,710 0.42 0.95 $62.30 $129,580
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division 1,440 0.94 2.15 $53.01 $110,250
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 1,380 0.73 1.67 $55.08 $114,570
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 1,170 0.47 1.08 $55.63 $115,700
San Francisco-Redwood City-South San Francisco, CA Metropolitan Division 1,120 1.10 2.51 $66.75 $138,840
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA 1,090 1.00 2.28 $41.44 $86,200




Metropolitan areas with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Corvallis, OR 70 2.07 4.72 $47.54 $98,890
Ithaca, NY 100 2.06 4.71 $67.18 $139,740
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 4,350 1.80 4.11 $73.91 $153,730
Bloomington, IL 160 1.67 3.81 $52.16 $108,490
Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA NECTA Division 2,930 1.66 3.79 $59.56 $123,890
Lincoln, NE 210 1.25 2.85 $35.64 $74,130
San Francisco-Redwood City-South San Francisco, CA Metropolitan Division 1,120 1.10 2.51 $66.75 $138,840
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA 1,090 1.00 2.28 $41.44 $86,200
Burlington-South Burlington, VT 120 0.98 2.23 $46.88 $97,510
Bismarck, ND 70 0.97 2.22 $37.58 $78,160