$38,038
Avg. Salary
$15.04
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$1,750

Bonus

$1,143

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Public Relations Assistant is $15.04 per hour.

The average pay for a Public Relations Assistant is $38,038 per year.

10%
$9.85
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$15.04
50%
$20.18
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MEDIAN $15.04
10%
$29k
10%
$38k
50%
$49k
90%
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MEDIAN $38,038
$28,509 - $49,172
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$49K
MEDIAN: $38,038
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$0$49K
Salary $28,509 - $49,172
Bonus $497 - $3,452
Profit Sharing $1,143
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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$24,844 - $48,394
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 332
Hourly Data $0$34
Hourly Rate $9.85 - $20.18
Overtime $18.37 - $34.58
Annual Data $0$48K
Bonus $497 - $3,452
Profit Sharing $1,143
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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$24,844 - $48,394
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 131

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 Pay By Employer

$0$42K

$41,500

Common Career Paths for Public Relations Assistant


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Popular Skills for Public Relations Assistant

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $35,780

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

Public Relations Assistant Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Public Relations Assistant?

Public Relations Assistant in Arlington:
"Easily metro accessible, nearby restaurants, easily walkable."
Pros: How close it is to Washington D.C. It's in between home and the city, making it easy for me to commute to and from work.
Cons: It's pretty expensive. The cost of living is high and my compensation doesn't entirely reflect that reality.

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Key Stats for Public Relations Assistant

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 44 votes.
Less than 1 year
16%
1-4 years
73%
5-9 years
8%
10-19 years
2%
20 years or more
1%

Experience Affects Public Relations Assistant Salaries

Experienced
▲5%

National Average
$36,000

▼3%

▼4%

Skills That Affect Public Relations Assistant Salaries

Oral / Verbal Communication
▲10%

National Average
$36,000






Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 44 votes.

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
16%
1-4 years
73%
5-9 years
8%
10-19 years
2%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 70%
dental benefits
Dental: 55%
vision benefits
Vision: 42%
no benefits
None: 30%