Public Relations Account Executive

Public Relations Account Executive Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$50,000
$32,000
Min 10%
$50,000
Median 50%
$77,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Lopez Negrete Communications
Highest Paying City
Washington, DC
Highest Paying State
District of Columbia
Average Experience Level
2.0 years
How much does a public relations account executive make?
Public Relations Account Executives in America make, on average, $50,726 a year or $24.39 per hour. The top 10 percent of earners make over $78,000 annually, whereas the bottom 10 percent of earners make under $32,000 per year. Professional companies and Media companies are the best when it comes to the number of employment opportunities. Some of the states with the best Public Relations Account Executive salaries are District of Columbia, California, New Jersey, Virginia, and Washington. The typical tenure for a Public Relations Account Executive is 2.0 years.

Average Public Relations Account Executive Salary By Location

Public Relations Account Executives in the United States of America make on average $50,726 a year or $24.39 per hour. Washington, DC reports the highest Public Relations Account Executive salaries at $67,353 per year. The Washington, DC average entry-level salary for Public Relations Account Executives is $40,000. District of Columbia, California, New Jersey, Virginia, and Washington are the states with the highest payscale for Public Relations Account Executives. North Dakota, Kentucky, Indiana, Nebraska, and South Dakota are at the bottom for competitive pay.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Washington, DC
$67,353
2
San Francisco, CA
$64,062
3
McLean, VA
$57,235
4
Seattle, WA
$54,938
5
Portland, OR
$52,978

Average Public Relations Account Executive Salary By Company

Like every industry, there is a range of salaries a Public Relations Account Executive makes. Professional companies and Media companies have the most job opportunities for Public Relations Account Executives. Public Relations Account Executives at Lopez Negrete Communications and Phifer report the highest salaries. Also, companies like Daniel J. Edelman Holdings and Hill+Knowlton Strategies pay their Public Relations Account Executives very well.

Average Public Relations Account Executive Pay By Industry

Public Relations Account Executive salaries can vary depending on the industry. Our data shows that Hospitality companies, Professional companies, and Media companies tend to have the highest salaries for Public Relations Account Executives. Hospitality companies pay their Public Relations Account Executives the highest wages, averaging $52,185 per year. Professional companies and Media companies pay well too, at $51,878 and $50,370, respectively. The average salary for Public Relations Account Executives in the Technology industry is lower than the rest, coming in at $48,261.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Hospitality
$52,185
2
Professional
$51,878
3
Media
$50,370
4
Internet
$50,126
5
Technology
$48,261

Recently Added Public Relations Account Executive Salaries

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Robert Half
Public Relations Account Executive
01/27/2020
$50,000
Wilbron Inc.
Public Relations Account Executive
12/31/2019
$39,000
Robert Half
Public Relations Account Executive
12/20/2019
$65,000
Axiom Communications
Public Relations Account Executive
11/30/2019
$70,000
Kahn Media, Inc.
Public Relations Account Executive
11/27/2019
$50,000
Robert Half
Public Relations Account Executive
09/19/2019
$60,000
Robert Half
Public Relations Account Executive
08/29/2019
$55,000