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

Average Entry-Level Public Relations Account Executives make around $45K annually. Among survey respondents, women are more common than men; 88 percent of Entry-Level Public Relations Account Executives are female. Most enjoy medical while more than half get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to close to one-half. Most Entry-Level Public Relations Account Executives like their work and job satisfaction is high. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$32,867 - $55,909
$33K
$45K
$56K
MEDIAN: $44,802
10%
50%
90%

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$12.75 - $28.00
$20
MEDIAN: $20.35
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$32,867 - $55,909  
   
Bonus
$493.67 - $4,966  
Profit Sharing
$4,000  
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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$32,701 - $57,038  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 243
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$20.35  
   
Overtime
$31.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$493.67 - $4,966  
   
Profit Sharing
$4,000  
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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$32,701 - $57,038  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 9

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $45,035

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For Entry-Level Public Relations Account Executives, working in the bustling city of Boston has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Entry-Level Public Relations Account Executives will also find cushy salaries in Houston (+13 percent) and San Francisco (+11 percent). Entry-Level Public Relations Account Executives in Philadelphia earn salaries far below the national average by 22 percent, proving that geography overwhelmingly affects the pay scale for those in this field. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in Miami and Cleveland (21 percent lower and 20 percent lower, respectively).

Key Stats for Account Executive, Public Relations (PR)

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 34 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
80%
5-9 years
12%
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Skills That Affect Account Executive, Public Relations (PR) Salaries

Media / Public Relations
▼0%

Client Interaction
▼0%

National Average
$45,000


Technical Writing
▼10%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 34 votes.

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 64%
vision benefits
Vision: 51%
dental benefits
None: 18%
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