How much money does a person working in Public Relations make in Kenya?
157,673 KES per month
Average Monthly Salary
A person working in Public Relations in Kenya typically earns around 157,673 KES per month.
This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits.
Salaries differ drasticly between different Public Relations jobs. If you are interested in the salary of a particular job, see below for salaries for specific job titles.
Salaries for specific jobs
|Communications Associate||115,001 KES|
|Communications Specialist||133,429 KES|
|Director of Communications||228,579 KES|
|Government Relations Officer||141,830 KES|
|Head of Public Relations||261,178 KES|
|Investor Relations Officer||160,919 KES|
|Media Relations Specialist||163,794 KES|
|Meetings Coordinator||103,247 KES|
|Public Relations Manager||236,251 KES|
|Public Relations Officer||125,121 KES|
|Public Relations Practitioner||144,542 KES|
|Public Relations Specialist||127,816 KES|
|Relationship Management Officer||123,913 KES|
Public Relations Jobs Salary Distribution in Kenya
Abount These Figures: Salary Range, Median and Percentiles
The Public Relations salaries in Kenya range between 96,518 KES per month (minimum salary) to 245,830 KES per month (maximum salary).
The median salary is 163,980 KES per month, which means that half (50%) of people working in Public Relations are earning less than 163,980 KES while the other half are earning more than 163,980 KES. The median represents the middle salary value. Generally speaking, you would want to be on the right side of the graph with the group earning more than the median salary.
Closely related to the median are two values: the 25th and the 75th percentiles. Reading from the salary distribution diagram, 25% of people working in Public Relations are earning less than 117,224 KES while 75% of them are earning more than 117,224 KES. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working in Public Relations are earning less than 221,297 KES while 25% are earning more than 221,297 KES.
What is the difference between the median and the average salary? What should you be looking at?
Both are indicators. If your salary is higher than both of the average and the median then you are doing very well. If your salary is lower than both, then many people are earning more than you and there is plently of room for improvement. If your wage is in between the average and median, then things can be a bit confusing. We have written a guide to explain all the different senarios. How to compare your salary
Public Relations Salary Forecast and Trend in Kenya
How do Public Relations salaries change over time? Listed below is a chart that shows the average salary in recent years.
|Average Salary 2016|| = |
|Average Salary 2017|| +4% |
|Average Salary 2018|| +4% |
|Average Salary 2019|| +4% |
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Public Relations salaries in Kenya are rising in the year 2019 based on recent submitted salaries and reports. As displayed in the chart, salaries in 2019 are 4% higher than those of 2018. The trend suggests a slow yet continous increase in pay in 2020 and future years. These numbers differ slightly from industry to another.
Public Relations Hourly Average Wage in Kenya
910 KES per hour
Average Hourly Wage
The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Kenya for Public Relations is 910 KES. This means that the average person in Kenya earns approximatly 910 KES for every worked hour.
Hourly Wage = Annual Salary ÷ ( 52 x 5 x 8 )
The hourly wage is the salary paid in one working hour. Usually jobs are classified into two categories: salaried jobs and hourly jobs. Salaried jobs pay a fix amount regardless of the hours worked. Hourly jobs pay per worked hour. To convert salary into hourly wage the above formula is used (assuming 5 working days in a week and 8 working hours per day which is the standard for most jobs). The hourly wage calculation may differ slightly depending on the worked hours per week and annual vacation allowance. The figures mentioned above are good approximation and they are considered to the be the standard.
Public Relations VS Other Jobs
We compared Kenya salaries for Public Relations and All Jobs and we found that Public Relations salaries are 7% more than those of All Jobs.
Salary Comparison By City
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