Entry-Level Account Executive, Public Relations (PR) Salary

For Entry-Level Public Relations Account Executives, annual average wages total $45K per year. Women make up the vast majority of Entry-Level Public Relations Account Executives (87 percent) who answered the questionnaire. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and more than half collect dental insurance. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.
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$32,012 - $55,199
$32K
$45K
$55K
MEDIAN: $44,800
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$10.20 - $39.45
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$20
$39
MEDIAN: $19.65
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$32,012 - $55,199  
   
Bonus
$489.36 - $5,000  
Profit Sharing
$5,000  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$31,685 - $56,296  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 237
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$10.20 - $39.45  
   
Overtime
$27.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$489.36 - $5,000  
   
Profit Sharing
$5,000  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$31,685 - $56,296  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 11

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $44,921

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Entry-Level Public Relations Account Executives will find that Boston offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 24 percent. Entry-Level Public Relations Account Executives will also find cushy salaries in Minneapolis (+16 percent), Houston (+13 percent), San Francisco (+13 percent), and New York (+5 percent). Place of residence plays a huge part in a Public Relations Account Executive's salary, with Philadelphia Entry-Level Public Relations Account Executives earning salaries that are 22 percent less than the national average. Below-median salaries also turn up in Miami and Cleveland (21 percent lower and 20 percent lower, respectively).

Key Stats for Account Executive, Public Relations (PR)

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 33 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
80%
5-9 years
11%
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Skills That Affect Account Executive, Public Relations (PR) Salaries


Client Interaction
▼0%

National Average
$45,000


Technical Writing
▼10%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 33 votes.

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
vision benefits
Vision: 52%
no benefits
None: 19%