Publicist earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Publicist salary by state

State Name Average Salary
District of Columbia $90,110
Washington $78,030
New York $77,310
Virginia $76,520
California $75,010
New Jersey $69,080
Massachusetts $66,570
Rhode Island $66,090
Connecticut $64,910
Illinois $63,540
Colorado $63,310
Minnesota $62,850
North Dakota $62,800
Arizona $62,560
Maryland $62,510
Wisconsin $62,130
North Carolina $61,970
Ohio $61,970
Oregon $61,970
Delaware $61,890
Nevada $61,700
Hawaii $61,620
Alaska $61,370
New Hampshire $61,300
Pennsylvania $60,800
Kentucky $60,680
Michigan $60,680
Utah $59,760
Texas $59,630
Georgia $56,640
Iowa $56,210
New Mexico $55,730
Indiana $55,110
Tennessee $53,580
Missouri $51,730
Arkansas $51,620
Florida $50,870
Alabama $50,810
Nebraska $50,710
Wyoming $50,300
Idaho $50,180
Oklahoma $50,050
Vermont $50,050
South Dakota $49,860
Guam $49,590
South Carolina $49,240
Kansas $48,980
Montana $48,980
Virgin Islands, U.S. $48,980
West Virginia $48,980
Maine $48,970
Louisiana $47,040
Mississippi $38,550
Puerto Rico $37,950

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 pharmaceutical sales representatives but more than insurance sales agents.

Career Median Salary
Pharmaceutical sales representative salary $95K
Consultant salary $77K
Online merchant salary $75K
Market research analyst salary $64K
Cost estimator salary $65K
Public relations specialist salary $63K
Publicist salary $63K
Sales representative salary $62K
Recruiter salary $62K
Insurance sales agent salary $50K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)