Entry-Level Public Relations (PR) Specialist Salary

The average salary for an Entry-Level Public Relations (PR) Specialist is $41,877 per year.

$30,518 - $61,266
$31K
$42K
$61K
MEDIAN: $41,877
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$12.25 - $26.40
$12
$19
$26
MEDIAN: $19.21
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$30,518 - $61,266  
   
Bonus
$502 - $5,804  
Profit Sharing
$300.00  
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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$30,040 - $60,749  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 377
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$12.25 - $26.40  
   
Overtime
$18.55 - $38.45  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$502 - $5,804  
   
Profit Sharing
$300.00  
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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$30,040 - $60,749  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 92

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $41,674

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Key Stats for Public Relations (PR) Specialist

Gender

Female
79 %
Male
21 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 53 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
77%
5-9 years
13%
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Skills That Affect Public Relations (PR) Specialist Salaries


Technical Writing
▲8%


Event Planning
▲5%

Marketing Communications
▲4%


Social Media Marketing
▲2%

Microsoft Office
▲2%

National Average
$42,000

Microsoft Word
▼2%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 53 votes.

Gender

Female
79 %
Male
21 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
vision benefits
Vision: 52%
no benefits
None: 21%