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Entry-Level Public Relations (PR) Specialist Salary

The average pay for an Entry-Level Public Relations (PR) Specialist is $40,864 per year. A skill in Corporate Communications is associated with high pay for this job.

$29,780 - $56,761
(Median)
$30K
$41K
$57K
MEDIAN: $40,864
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$9.74 - $24.23
(Median)
$9
$16
$24
MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$29,780 - $56,761  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,030  
Profit Sharing
$308.37 - $2,017  
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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$28,951 - $57,344  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 463
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$9.74 - $24.23  
   
Overtime
$12.12 - $36.20  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,030  
   
Profit Sharing
$308.37 - $2,017  
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).
)
$28,951 - $57,344  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 106

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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Public Relations (PR) Specialist Salaries

Corporate Communications
up arrow 12%

Marketing Communications
up arrow 1%

Press Releases
up arrow 1%

National Average
$41,000

Media / Public Relations
up arrow 1%

Social Media Marketing
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 5%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 5%

Event Planning
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 127 votes.

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 80% dental benefits Dental: 65%
vision benefits Vision: 50% employee benefits None: 17%