Findings from PR employees -
Salaries have increased in the communications industry and
bonuses are back
• 41% of employees received a salary increase by January
2013
• Half of the participated PR employees received bonus –
49% of these employees got 1% - 10% bonus while 51%
of them got 11% - 50% bonus
• Most (70%) agency employers increased salaries of the
majority of their PR Consultants
• Average agency bonus across all levels is 18%
Agencies and in-house teams grew last year
• More than half (54%) of the employers hired 1-4 PR
professionals for their team
• 22% hired 5-9 people
• 13% hired 10+ people
• Only 9% of employers did not make any hires
• 3% reduced headcount
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