Average Entry-Level Public Relations Account Executives make around $45K per year. Most Entry-Level Public Relations Account Executives like their work and job satisfaction is high. A large number enjoy medical while a majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to nearly one-half. There are far more female Entry-Level Public Relations Account Executives who answered the questionnaire than men, making up 86 percent. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.
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$33,087 - $55,856
(Median)
$33K
$45K
$56K
MEDIAN: $44,808
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$33,087 - $55,856  
   
Bonus
$500 - $4,913  
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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$33,152 - $56,933  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 236
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$23.25  
   
Overtime
$31.59  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Bonus
$500 - $4,913  
   
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).
)
$33,152 - $56,933  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 6
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $45,217

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For those looking to make money, Entry-Level Public Relations Account Executives in Houston enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 13 percent above the national average. Entry-Level Public Relations Account Executives will also find cushy salaries in San Diego (+11 percent) and San Francisco (+9 percent). The lowest-paying market is Philadelphia, which sits 22 percent below the national average, proving that location is a significant contributor to overall pay. Workers in Miami and Cleveland earn salaries that trail the national average for those in this profession (21 percent less and 20 percent less, respectively).

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Skills That Affect Account Executive, Public Relations (PR) Salaries

Media / Public Relations
0%

Client Interaction
0%

National Average
$45,000

Social Media Marketing
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Technical Writing
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Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
medical benefits
Vision: 51%
dental benefits
None: 18%
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