Entry-Level Public Relations (PR) Specialist Salary

The average pay for an Entry-Level Public Relations (PR) Specialist is $40,655 per year. A skill in Corporate Communications is associated with high pay for this job.

$29,726 - $57,311
(Median)
$30K
$41K
$57K
MEDIAN: $40,655
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$9.74 - $24.42
(Median)
$9
$17
$24
MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$29,726 - $57,311  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,034  
Profit Sharing
$400.00 - $3,500  
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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$29,037 - $57,549  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 461
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$9.74 - $24.42  
   
Overtime
$12.23 - $36.16  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,034  
   
Profit Sharing
$400.00 - $3,500  
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).
)
$29,037 - $57,549  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 107
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Public Relations (PR) Specialist Salaries

Corporate Communications
up arrow 13%

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%

Event Planning
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 5%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 107 votes.

Gender

Female
79 %
Male
21 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 79% dental benefits Dental: 65%
vision benefits Vision: 49% employee benefits None: 19%
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