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Salary Survey

Salaries in the communications space have increased again this year, which is great news for the industry and even better news for candidates! The survey below is based upon a combination of budget per role received from clients and genuine salaries candidates are currently paid. This is purely a guide but as a client, if you wish to attract the best talent offering a competitive package as always is a key factor.
“Junior level salaries have remained steady for a number of years, but mid to senior level salaries are finally on the increase.”

“Benefits have had a real shake up in the last few years; contributory pension and performance bonus are the winners here.” Read more..

“Little career progression and lack of family-friendly hours remain the top two reasons PR professionals decide to move on.” Read more..

“Integrated experience continues to be number one skill required by employers.”

Agency – Consumer PR

Junior Executive £18-20k

Account Executive £20-25k

Senior Account Executive £25-27k

Account Manager £30-35k

Senior Account Manager £34-41k

Account Director £42-50k

Senior Account Director £50-60k

Associate Director £60-75k

Director £70-90k

Board Director / Practice Director £70-150k

MD £120k ++

EMEA / Global MD £150k++

Agency – Corporate, Technology,
Public Affairs, Healthcare

Junior Executive £18-22k

Account Executive £24-28k

Senior Account Executive £28-34k

Account Manager £33-37k

Senior Account Manager £38-45k

Account Director £48-55k

Senior Account Director £55-65k

Associate Director £75-90k

Director £90-110k

Board Director / Practice Director £100-170k

MD £120k ++

EMEA / Global MD £180 ++

AGENCY – DIGITAL & SOCIAL

Community Manager £25-35k

Senior Community Manager £30-45k

Social Strategist £30-45k

Senior Social Strategist £45-65k

Content Strategist £45k-60k

Senior Content Strategist £60-70k

Head of Social Media £60-90k

Head of Digital £70-100k

Senior Account Director £45-55k

Associate Director £60-75k

Director £70-90k

Board Director / Practice Director £70-150k

MD £120k ++

EMEA / Global MD £150k++

In House (Private & Public Sector)

PR Assistant £20-25k

Communications Assistant £22-26k

Junior Press Officer £25-30k

Press Officer  £30-35k

Senior Press Officer £35-40k

Communications Manager £40-60k

PR Manager £40-55k

Senior PR Manager £60-70k

Head of PR £60-80k

Head of Communications / Director of Communications £80K ++

Global Head of Communications £100k ++

Contact Lorraine or one of the team at hello@utterclub.com or call 0203 794 0364.