Public relations professionals are one of the highest paid workers in the Philippines, according to the latest survey by JobStreet.
In February, the largest job search portal in the Philippines surveyed over 500 JobStreet employers to find out which professional fields are paying the most for fresh graduates in 2018. The annual Fresh Graduates report revealed that next to a career in the Law and Legal Service industry – that can pay as much as an average monthly salary of P27,355 - a role in the Public Relations and Communications come with the highest average salary.
A PR Professional Can Earn an Average of P24,675 a Month
In particular, the consistently growing demand for employees who take on roles in public relations, communications, and writing, has set the salary of a professional in this field to an average of P24,675 a month. These can include a Corporate Communications Officer, Bids and Proposals Officer and Liaison and Network Officer. On the other hand, those who focus on creating content such as junior technical writer, foreign language content translator and content writer can earn as much as P22,446 a month.
Here is the complete list of the 10 highest paying jobs in the Philippines.
1. Law and Legal Service - P27,355
2. Public Relations and Communications - P24,675
3. Journalism - P22,446
4. Advertising / Media Planning - P22,436
5. Training and Development - P22,371
6. Information Technology - P21,947
7. Human Resources - P21,462
8. Marketing / Business Development - P21,216
9. Customer Service - P20,340
10. Quality Control / Assurance - P20,333
In addition to this list, JobStreet also looked into the factors employers are looking for when considering those who aspire to join their team. It revealed that among many other qualities, they require the ones with the:
- Right attitude
- Strong work ethic
- Good communication skills
- Excellent analytical thinking
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If you have these set of qualities, then there’s a great chance that you’ll thrive in the following fields.
Read the full report here.
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