Average Mid-Career Public Relations Assistant with Media / Public Relations Skills Salary

$43,179
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$2,500
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The average salary for a Mid-Career Public Relations Assistant with Media / Public Relations skills is $43,179.
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$34k
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$43k
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$61k
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MEDIAN $43,179
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Salary
$34k - $61k
Bonus
$0 - $3k
Total Pay
$21k - $59k

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Job Description for Public Relations Assistant

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.

Career Paths

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Public Relations Assistant
Marketing Coordinator
Marketing Manager
Public Relations (PR) Manager
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Public Relations Assistant

Skills in Press Releases are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Marketing Communications, Social Media Marketing and Event Planning.

Pay by Experience Level for Public Relations Assistant

An entry-level Public Relations Assistant with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $36,021 based on 35 salaries. An early career Public Relations Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $39,054 based on 196 salaries.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 231 survey responses.
Entry Level
15.2%
Early Career
84.8%