The average salary for an Entry-Level Public Relations Assistant is AU$40,974 per year.

AU$30,201 - AU$59,168
AU$30K
AU$41K
AU$59K
MEDIAN: AU$40,974
10%
50%
90%
AU$17.07 - AU$22.38
AU$19
MEDIAN: AU$19.00
50%
AU$0AU$59K
Salary AU$30,201 - AU$59,168
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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AU$30,454 - AU$58,066
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 5 Dec 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 34
Hourly Data AU$0AU$22
Hourly Rate AU$19.00
Annual Data AU$0AU$58K
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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AU$30,454 - AU$58,066
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 5 Dec 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 6

Job Description for Public Relations Assistant

Public relations assistant support the managerial staff of the public relations department with media interactions. They perform a number of duties, such as writing press releases, staffing events, editing videos, and contacting news organizations and members of the public. They also perform other duties within their department as required; for example, they may perform marketing duties as well. Professionals in this position may be able to advance within their department as they gain experience. Additional support staff may be hired to provide help to the public relations assistant; in this case, the assistant may be required to delegate tasks. These professionals generally work in an office setting during regular business hours, although overtime or work on nights and weekends may be required (for example, in staffing events).

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Public Relations Assistant Tasks

  • Write press releases, event listings, website, and social media content to promote products or services.
  • Assist with event planning and execution.
  • Reach out to media contacts and the public to publicize events or products.
  • Track, archive, and analyze all media coverage, reviews and web analytics.
  • Update and maintain calendars of events, editorial deadlines, and releases.

Public Relations Assistant Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$40,871

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Key Stats for Public Relations Assistant

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %
Less than 1 year
23%
1-4 years
75%
5-9 years
3%

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 11%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 89%