Entry-Level Public Relations Assistant Salary

Those pursuing careers as Entry-Level Public Relations Assistants may have to make do with less; average incomes for people in this area hover around only $37K per year. Entry-Level Public Relations Assistants who responded to the questionnaire are largely women, dominating at 85 percent. For the most part, Entry-Level Public Relations Assistants enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Although close to a fourth lack health benefits of any kind, a fair number do enjoy medical insurance, and more than half get dental coverage, too. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$25,794 - $48,692
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$37K
$49K
MEDIAN: $36,674
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$9.85 - $19.98
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$0$48K
Salary $25,794 - $48,692
Bonus $202.73 - $4,932
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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$24,435 - $47,767
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 184
Hourly Data $0$34
Hourly Rate $9.85 - $19.98
Overtime $16.11 - $34.23
Annual Data $0$47K
Bonus $202.73 - $4,932
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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$24,435 - $47,767
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 75

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $35,164

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For Entry-Level Public Relations Assistants, Washington provides a pay rate that is 21 percent greater than the national average. Entry-Level Public Relations Assistants will also find cushy salaries in San Francisco (+17 percent) and New York (+11 percent). The smallest paychecks in the market, 9 percent south of the national average, can be found in Philadelphia. Workers in Orlando and Los Angeles earn salaries that trail the national average for those in this profession (5 percent less and 2 percent less, respectively).

Key Stats for Public Relations Assistant

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 20 votes.
Less than 1 year
20%
1-4 years
74%
5-9 years
6%
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Skills That Affect Public Relations Assistant Salaries

Oral / Verbal Communication
▲12%





National Average
$35,000


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 20 votes.

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 71%
dental benefits
Dental: 53%
vision benefits
Vision: 39%
no benefits
None: 28%
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