Publicist earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Publicist salary by state

State Name Average Salary
Alaska $60,830
Alabama $46,230
Arkansas $44,630
Arizona $53,850
California $40,800
Colorado $53,030
Connecticut $68,860
District of Columbia $78,170
Delaware $56,490
Florida $54,550
Georgia $52,730
Guam $48,970
Hawaii $54,050
Iowa $53,110
Idaho $61,480
Illinois $58,420
Indiana $47,700
Kansas $49,250
Kentucky $49,910
Louisiana $44,210
Massachusetts $62,650
Maryland $60,810
Maine $51,530
Michigan $54,820
Minnesota $56,750
Missouri $50,970
Mississippi $38,040
Montana $46,150
North Carolina $55,740
North Dakota $51,100
Nebraska $47,930
New Hampshire $56,660
New Jersey $65,230
New Mexico $55,580
Nevada $51,540
New York $51,812
Ohio $52,120
Oklahoma $43,900
Oregon $57,260
Pennsylvania $54,670
Puerto Rico $27,900
Rhode Island $65,130
South Carolina $46,520
South Dakota $44,320
Tennessee $50,770
Texas $56,280
Utah $52,360
Virginia $67,120
Virgin Islands $40,440
Vermont $50,440
Washington $63,920
Wisconsin $52,270
West Virginia $49,800
Wyoming $54,380

How do publicist salaries compare to similar careers?

Publicists earn about the same as related careers in the United States. On average, they make less than consultants but more than sales representatives.

Career Median Salary
Consultant salary $78K
Sales manager salary $63K
Market research analyst salary $63K
Public relations specialist salary $61K
Cost estimator salary $59K
Publicist salary $58K
Social fundraiser salary $57K
Advertising sales agent salary $52K
Recruiter salary $55K
Sales representative salary $52K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)