Average Entry-Level Public Relations Assistant with Media / Public Relations Skills Salary

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The average salary for an Entry-Level Public Relations Assistant with Media / Public Relations skills is $36,021.
MEDIAN $36,021
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$28k - $44k
$403 - $2k
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$25k - $43k

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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
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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
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Popular Skills for Public Relations Assistant

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

Pay by Experience Level for Public Relations Assistant

An early career Public Relations Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $39,054 based on 196 salaries. A mid-career Public Relations Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $43,179 based on 26 salaries.

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