Entry-Level Public Relations (PR) Specialist Salary

The average pay for an Entry-Level Public Relations (PR) Specialist is $41,176 per year. A skill in Corporate Communications is associated with high pay for this job.

$30,072 - $58,694
(Median)
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$41K
$59K
MEDIAN: $41,175
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$10.04 - $25.18
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MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$30,072 - $58,694  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,049  
Profit Sharing
$1,800  
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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$29,370 - $58,378  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 505
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$10.04 - $25.18  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.75  
Overtime
$0.00 - $41.42  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,049  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,800  
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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$29,370 - $58,378  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 113
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National Average: $40,749

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Skills That Affect Public Relations (PR) Specialist Salaries

Corporate Communications
up arrow 13%

Press Releases
up arrow 2%

Marketing Communications
up arrow 1%

Media / Public Relations
0%

National Average
$41,000

Social Media Marketing
up arrow 1%

Event Planning
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 5%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 95 votes.

Gender

Female
81 %
Male
19 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 64%
medical benefits
Vision: 49%
dental benefits
None: 20%
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