PR PR executive ranks 70th on list of top jobs for 2012 Reporter is No. 196, between waiter/waitress and oil rig worker. By Michael SebastianApril 12, 2012 SHARE However, a new report from CareerCast.com listing the top 200 jobs in 2012 ranks public relations executive at No. 70. Last year, PR executive was No. 113; in 2010, it was No. 79. CareerCast says the the income for PR executive is $92,156.00. And although the stress levels are high, the hiring outlook appears strong. To read the full story, log in. Become a Ragan Insider member to read this article and all other archived content. Sign up today Already a member? Log in here. Learn more about Ragan Insider.