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

Entry-Level Public Relations Account Executives can expect to earn an average of $45K annually. Health benefits are not claimed by all — just under one in four lack any form of coverage — but a strong majority have medical insurance, and more than half have dental, too. Most Entry-Level Public Relations Account Executives like their work and job satisfaction is high. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$32,708 - $56,416
$33K
$45K
$56K
MEDIAN: $45,195
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$10.24 - $39.15
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MEDIAN: $19.18
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$0$57K
Salary $32,708 - $56,416
Bonus $486.76 - $2,959
Profit Sharing $6,750
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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$32,386 - $57,441
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 235
Hourly Data $0$39
Hourly Rate $10.24 - $39.15
Overtime $27.00
Annual Data $0$57K
Bonus $486.76 - $2,959
Profit Sharing $6,750
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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$32,386 - $57,441
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 12

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $45,279

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Boston is home to an above-average pay rate for Entry-Level Public Relations Account Executives, 23 percent higher than the national average. Entry-Level Public Relations Account Executives can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Minneapolis (+15 percent), Houston (+12 percent), San Francisco (+12 percent), and New York (+5 percent). Compared to the national average, Philadelphia Entry-Level Public Relations Account Executives have considerably lower salaries, 22 percent below the national average to be exact. Location appears to be a major driving force in pay for those in this profession. Employers also pay below the national average in Miami (21 percent lower) and Cleveland (20 percent lower).

Key Stats for Account Executive, Public Relations (PR)

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 41 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
80%
5-9 years
11%
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Skills That Affect Account Executive, Public Relations (PR) Salaries


National Average
$45,000

Client Interaction
▼1%


Technical Writing
▼10%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 41 votes.

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 59%
vision benefits
Vision: 47%
no benefits
None: 23%
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