PUBLIC RELATIONS ASSOCIATE SALARY

Average Yearly Salary
$45,000
$30,000
Min 10%
$45,000
Median 50%
$68,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Luxottica
Highest Paying City
San Francisco, CA
Highest Paying State
Hawaii
Average Experience Level
1.6 years
How much does a public relations associate make?
Public Relations Associates in America make an average salary of $45,814 per year or $22.03 per hour. While the top 10 percent make over $68,000 per year, the bottom 10 percent make under $30,000. Professional companies and Finance companies tend to have the highest concentration of employment in this field. The top 5 states when it comes to Public Relations Associate salaries are Hawaii, New Hampshire, Maine, Massachusetts, and New Jersey. The typical tenure for a Public Relations Associate is 1.6 years.

Average Public Relations Associate Salary By Company

If you are a Public Relations Associate, you can expect good job security. However, keep in mind that some industries pay better than others. Professional companies and Finance companies tend to have the highest concentration of employment in this field. Luxottica and Hill+Knowlton Strategies are the highest paying companies. Also, companies like KeyBank and Gap Inc. pay their Public Relations Associates very well.

Average Public Relations Associate Salary By Location

The national average salary for a Public Relations Associate in the USA is $45,814 annually or $22.03 hourly. Working in San Francisco, CA as a Public Relations Associate will pay you the highest wages at around $51,925 per year. The San Francisco, CA average entry-level salary for Public Relations Associates is $32,000. Hawaii, New Hampshire, Maine, Massachusetts, and New Jersey are the highest paying states. The lowest earning states are Arkansas, Missouri, Texas, Kansas, and New Mexico.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
San Francisco, CA
$51,925
2
San Juan, PR
$50,229
3
Danvers, MA
$49,596
4
New York, NY
$49,388
5
Jersey City, NJ
$49,387

Average Public Relations Associate Salary By Industry

Wages for Public Relations Associates can differ based on the industry they work in. Our analysis shows that Health Care companies, Professional companies, and Hospitality companies pay higher-than-average wages for Public Relations Associates. Salaries for Public Relations Associates in Health Care companies average $47,754 annually, while Professional companies and Hospitality companies pay $47,203 and $45,512, respectively. The types of companies that pay Public Relations Associates the least are in the Retail industry, where the average annual salary is $42,187.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Health Care
$47,754
2
Professional
$47,203
3
Hospitality
$45,512
4
Media
$45,428
5
Retail
$42,187

RECENTLY ADDED Public Relations Associate SALARIES

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
State of Nebraska
Public Relations Associate
10/21/2019
$49,019
University of Utah
Public Relations Associate
08/31/2019
$30,900
State of Nebraska
Public Relations Associate
05/31/2019
$45,635
William Ruiz
Public Relations Associate
03/25/2019
$41,740
Public Relations Associate
03/25/2019
$57,142
Public Relations Associate
03/25/2019
$38,667
Iquanti, Inc.
SEO Public Relations Associate
03/22/2019
$64,085
Allen & Gerritsen Pennsylvania LLC
Public Relations Associate
03/18/2019
$40,000
NPZ Law Group, P.C.
Digital Operations & Public Relations Associate, Asian Mkts
03/17/2019
$39,900
89Cryptoian Corporation
Public Relations Associate
03/14/2019
$50,000
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