Entry-Level Public Relations Assistant Salary

It's impossible to make it big as a Entry-Level Public Relations Assistants ; the average employee scrapes together only around $36K per year. Entry-Level Public Relations Assistants who responded to the questionnaire are largely women, dominating at 87 percent. Work is enjoyable for Entry-Level Public Relations Assistants, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Health benefits are not claimed by all — nearly one in four lack any form of coverage — but a fair number have medical insurance, and slightly more than half have dental, too. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$26,591 - $47,392
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$36K
$47K
MEDIAN: $35,977
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$9.15 - $19.66
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MEDIAN: $14.96
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$26,591 - $47,392  
   
Bonus
$175.00 - $3,250  
Profit Sharing
$1,150  
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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$24,021 - $46,235  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 183
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$9.15 - $19.66  
   
Overtime
$18.56 - $33.86  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$175.00 - $3,250  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,150  
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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$24,021 - $46,235  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 89

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $34,628

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Surpassing the national average by 23 percent, Entry-Level Public Relations Assistants in Washington receive some of the highest pay in the country. Entry-Level Public Relations Assistants will also find cushy salaries in San Francisco (+19 percent) and New York (+12 percent). The lowest-paying market is Philadelphia, which sits 8 percent below the national average. Employers also pay below the national average in Orlando (4 percent lower) and Los Angeles (1 percent lower).

Key Stats for Public Relations Assistant

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 18 votes.
Less than 1 year
18%
1-4 years
79%
5-9 years
3%
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Skills That Affect Public Relations Assistant Salaries

Oral / Verbal Communication
▲8%



Social Media Marketing
▲2%

Press Releases
▲2%

National Average
$35,000

Event Planning
▼1%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 18 votes.

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 73%
dental benefits
Dental: 55%
vision benefits
Vision: 40%
dental benefits
None: 25%
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