Public Relations Assistant Salary

The average salary for a Public Relations Assistant is $36,539 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this field. A skill in Oral / Verbal Communication is associated with high pay for this job. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

$26,450 - $49,168
$26K
$38K
$49K
MEDIAN: $37,933
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50%
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$9.91 - $19.93
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$15
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MEDIAN: $15.11
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$0$49K
Salary $26,450 - $49,168
Bonus $204.26 - $4,894
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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$24,511 - $48,186
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 192
Hourly Data $0$34
Hourly Rate $9.91 - $19.93
Overtime $16.22 - $34.16
Annual Data $0$48K
Bonus $204.26 - $4,894
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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$24,511 - $48,186
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 82

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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.

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Popular Skills for Public Relations Assistant

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $35,495

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Key Stats for Public Relations Assistant

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 23 votes.
Less than 1 year
18%
1-4 years
70%
5-9 years
8%
10-19 years
2%
20 years or more
1%
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Experience Affects Public Relations Assistant Salaries

Experienced
▲6%

National Average
$35,000

▼2%

▼3%

Skills That Affect Public Relations Assistant Salaries

Oral / Verbal Communication
▲11%




National Average
$35,000



Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 23 votes.

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
18%
1-4 years
70%
5-9 years
8%
10-19 years
2%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 72%
dental benefits
Dental: 53%
vision benefits
Vision: 39%
no benefits
None: 27%
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