PUBLICIST SALARY

Average Yearly Salary
$74,000
$38,000
Min 10%
$74,000
Median 50%
$145,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
WeddingWire
Highest Paying City
San Francisco, CA
Highest Paying State
North Dakota
Average Experience Level
2.3 years
How much does a publicist make?
The national average salary for a Publicist in the United States is $74,446 per year or $35.79 per hour. Those in the bottom 10 percent make under $38,000 a year, and the top 10 percent make over $145,000. Most Publicist jobs are in Media companies and Hospitality companies. North Dakota, Maine, Vermont, South Dakota, and Hawaii have the highest paying Publicist jobs. The typical employment for a Publicist is 2.3 years.

Average Publicist Salary By Company

Publicists can expect good job security. Some industries pay higher than others. Media companies and Hospitality companies tend to have the highest concentration of employment in this field. Publicists at WeddingWire and Stanford University report the highest salaries. In addition, companies like Bertelsmann and Hollywood. report highly competitive salaries for Publicists.

Average Publicist Salary By Location

As a Publicist in the U.S., you can expect to earn on average $74,446 per year or $35.79 per hour. The city with the highest Publicist salary is San Francisco, CA at $125,055 per year. Even as an entry-level Publicist, you will make $68,000 per year in San Francisco, CA. Some of the states with the best Publicist salaries are North Dakota, Maine, Vermont, South Dakota, Hawaii, Minnesota, and Colorado. Indiana, Mississippi, and Arizona have the lowest Publicist salaries.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
San Francisco, CA
$125,055
2
Seattle, WA
$115,311
3
Lynchburg, VA
$114,420
4
Washington, DC
$111,273
5
New York, NY
$106,955

Average Publicist Salary By Industry

Publicist salaries can vary depending on the industry. Our analysis shows that Media companies, Finance companies, and Retail companies pay higher-than-average wages for Publicists. Media companies pay Publicists an average salary of $77,622, Finance companies pay $76,763, and Retail companys come in at $75,836. The average salary for Publicists in the Hospitality industry is lower than the rest, coming in at $66,458.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Media
$77,622
2
Finance
$76,763
3
Retail
$75,836
4
Professional
$74,504
5
Hospitality
$66,458

RECENTLY ADDED Publicist SALARIES

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
City of Detroit
Publicist
10/24/2019
$33,650
Pitch Public Relations, LLC
Publicist
08/29/2019
$40,000
Sundance Institute
Publicist
08/21/2019
$35,479
Sundance Institute
Publicist
08/08/2019
$32,870
Slate Pr, LLC
Publicist
01/22/2019
$65,000