Charting The Industry: Annual Salary Survey Results: Bonuses Define 2006, Employees Will Rule 2007

Public relations and corporate communications are no longer the red-headed stepchildren of the business world: The professionals within these fields are being tapped for their

strategic expertise and applied to in almost every corporate initiative, from new technology implementation to corporate social responsibility reform. No longer relegated to the

chorus line, communications executives are playing leading roles on the corporate stage, and they are taking control of their compensation packages, job searches and salary

negotiations, too.