Entry-Level Publicist Salary

For Entry-Level Publicists, annual average wages total $42K per year. The majority of individuals in this role claim moderate levels of job satisfaction. Women account for the majority of Entry-Level Publicists who took the survey — 83 percent to be exact. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and close to one-third lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by more than half and dental coverage is claimed by more than two-fifths. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$29,821 - $60,893
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$42K
$61K
MEDIAN: $42,096
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$9.86 - $23.55
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MEDIAN: $14.51
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$0$60K
Salary $29,821 - $60,893
Bonus $493.16 - $5,152
Commission $6,000
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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$26,101 - $60,800
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 151
Hourly Data $0$37
Hourly Rate $9.86 - $23.55
Overtime $33.27
Annual Data $0$60K
Bonus $493.16 - $5,152
Commission $6,000
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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$26,101 - $60,800
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 29

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $40,890

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For Entry-Level Publicists, New York provides a pay rate that is 25 percent greater than the national average. Entry-Level Publicists will also find cushy salaries in Chicago (+22 percent), Washington (+22 percent), Los Angeles (+7 percent), and San Diego (+1 percent). Location is a huge contributor to overall pay, with Entry-Level Publicists in Atlanta earning a whopping 37 percent below the national average.

Key Stats for Publicist

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 25 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
79%
5-9 years
14%
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Skills That Affect Publicist Salaries

Marketing Communications
▲10%


Press Releases
▼0%

National Average
$41,000


Event Planning
▼5%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 25 votes.

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 67%
dental benefits
Dental: 45%
vision benefits
Vision: 34%
no benefits
None: 32%
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