Entry-Level Publicist Salary

Median pay for Entry-Level Publicists is around $42K per year. Among folks in this role, job satisfaction levels approximately match the national average. The vast majority of Entry-Level Publicists (83 percent) who responded to the survey are women. Approximately one-third of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, more than half report medical coverage and a little less than one-half claim dental coverage as well. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$30,134 - $61,277
$30K
$43K
$61K
MEDIAN: $42,737
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$9.83 - $22.30
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MEDIAN: $13.36
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$0$61K
Salary $30,134 - $61,277
Bonus $494.93 - $15,101
Commission $6,000
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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$25,914 - $61,227
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 148
Hourly Data $0$37
Hourly Rate $9.83 - $22.30
Overtime $33.27
Annual Data $0$61K
Bonus $494.93 - $15,101
Commission $6,000
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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$25,914 - $61,227
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 27

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $41,153

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

New York offers some of the highest pay in the country for Entry-Level Publicists, 25 percent above the national average. Entry-Level Publicists will also find cushy salaries in Chicago (+22 percent) and Washington (+22 percent). Compared to the national average, Atlanta Entry-Level Publicists have considerably lower salaries, 37 percent below the national average to be exact. Location appears to be a major driving force in pay for those in this profession.

Key Stats for Publicist

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 26 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
78%
5-9 years
15%
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Skills That Affect Publicist Salaries

Marketing Communications
▲9%

National Average
$41,000


Press Releases
▼1%

Event Planning
▼5%


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 26 votes.

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 65%
dental benefits
Dental: 47%
vision benefits
Vision: 36%
no benefits
None: 33%
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