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Public Relations Average Salaries in Saudi Arabia 2019

How much money does a person working in Public Relations make in Saudi Arabia?

17,934 SAR per month
Average Monthly Salary
A person working in Public Relations in Saudi Arabia typically earns around 17,934 SAR 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

Job TitleAverage Salary
Communications Associate12,075 SAR
Communications Specialist13,731 SAR
Director of Communications22,170 SAR
Government Relations Officer15,489 SAR
Head of Public Relations26,887 SAR
Investor Relations Officer16,562 SAR
Media Relations Specialist16,522 SAR
Meetings Coordinator10,208 SAR
Public Relations Manager22,896 SAR
Public Relations Officer12,867 SAR
Public Relations Practitioner15,177 SAR
Public Relations Specialist13,421 SAR
Relationship Management Officer12,259 SAR

Public Relations Jobs Salary Distribution in Saudi Arabia

Median and salary distribution monthly Saudi Arabia Public Relations

Abount These Figures: Salary Range, Median and Percentiles

The Public Relations salaries in Saudi Arabia range between 10,978 SAR per month (minimum salary) to 27,961 SAR per month (maximum salary).

The median salary is 17,575 SAR per month, which means that half (50%) of people working in Public Relations are earning less than 17,575 SAR while the other half are earning more than 17,575 SAR. 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 12,849 SAR while 75% of them are earning more than 12,849 SAR. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working in Public Relations are earning less than 21,857 SAR while 25% are earning more than 21,857 SAR.

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 Saudi Arabia

How do Public Relations salaries change over time? Listed below is a chart that shows the average salary in recent years.

Salary trends and forecast monthly Saudi Arabia Public Relations
Average Salary 2016    =  
16,509 SAR
Average Salary 2017    +4%  
17,120 SAR
Average Salary 2018    +2%  
17,445 SAR
Average Salary 2019    +3%  
17,934 SAR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Public Relations salaries in Saudi Arabia are rising in the year 2019 based on recent submitted salaries and reports. As displayed in the chart, salaries in 2019 are 3% 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 Saudi Arabia

103 SAR per hour
Average Hourly Wage

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Saudi Arabia for Public Relations is 103 SAR. This means that the average person in Saudi Arabia earns approximatly 103 SAR 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

Salary Comparison Between Public Relations and Public Relations monthly Saudi ArabiaWe compared Saudi Arabia 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

CityAverage Salary
Abha17,018 SAR
Dammam17,642 SAR
Jeddah18,624 SAR
Khubar17,400 SAR
Mecca18,298 SAR
Medina17,970 SAR
Riyadh18,950 SAR
Tabuk16,307 SAR
Taif16,621 SAR
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