Entry-Level Public Relations (PR) Specialist Salary (United States)

The average pay for an Entry-Level Public Relations (PR) Specialist is $40,260 per year. A skill in Corporate Communications is associated with high pay for this job.
Entry-Level Public Relations (PR) Specialist Salary (?
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$29,919 - $55,876
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MEDIAN: $40,259
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Entry-Level Public Relations (PR) Specialist Salary (?
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$9.74 - $23.23
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National Salary Data

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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$29,919 - $55,876  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,977  
Profit Sharing
$297.99 - $7,835  
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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$29,198 - $56,764  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 481
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$9.74 - $23.23  
   
Overtime
$12.23 - $36.01  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,977  
   
Profit Sharing
$297.99 - $7,835  
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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$29,198 - $56,764  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 103
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Pay Difference By Location

Los Angeles
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Washington
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Seattle
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San Diego
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Denver
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Minneapolis
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San Francisco
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Chicago
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National Average
$40,000
Atlanta
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Public Relations (PR) Specialist Salaries

Corporate Communications
up arrow 14%
Press Releases
up arrow 3%
Marketing Communications
up arrow 1%
National Average
$40,000
Media / Public Relations
up arrow 1%
Social Media Marketing
up arrow 1%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 4%
Microsoft Word
up arrow 6%
Event Planning
up arrow 6%

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Gender

Female
76%
female alumni
 
Male
24%
male alumni

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 81% dental benefits Dental: 67%
vision benefits Vision: 51% employee benefits None: 17%
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