Average Entry-Level Public Affairs Specialist Salary

$52,105
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$35k
MEDIAN
$52k
90%
$74k

The average salary for a Public Affairs Specialist is $52,105

Base Salary
$35k - $74k
Bonus
$0 - $2k
Total Pay
$33k - $73k
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What Do Public Affairs Specialists Do?

Public Affairs Specialist Tasks
  • Develop materials to promote agency's services for web sites, news releases, and public presentations.
  • Coordinate agency's communications with media and government representatives.
  • Serve as spokesperson for the agency.
  • Respond to inquiries from the public and the media.
  • Serve as adviser to agency leaders.
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Gender Breakdown

Female
71.4%
Male
28.6%
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Common Health Benefits

Medical

79%

Dental

58%

Vision

53%

None

21%