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How much does a Publicist make?

Updated May 11, 2021

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$55,703 /yr
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8 salaries

$34K

Low

$56K

Average

$90K

High

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The national average salary for a Publicist is $55,703 in United States. Filter by location to see Publicist salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 8 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Publicist employees.

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Penguin Random House
3.9

Penguin Random House

Publicist

$54,664

 /yr
Range: $43K - $71K
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$43K

$71K

$43,450 - $70,784 Range

Effective Immediately Public Relations
2.6

Effective Immediately Public Relations

Publicist

$30,492

 /yr
Range: $23K - $45K

$23K

$45K

$23,474 - $45,441 Range

Allied Global Marketing
3.8

Allied Global Marketing

Publicist

$46,119

 /yr
Range: $35K - $60K

$35K

$60K

$35,453 - $59,811 Range

Simon & Schuster
3.7

Simon & Schuster

Publicist

$46,958

 /yr
Range: $40K - $67K

$40K

$67K

$39,548 - $67,069 Range

Hachette Book Group
4

Hachette Book Group

Publicist

$46,460

 /yr
Range: $41K - $67K

$41K

$67K

$40,555 - $66,867 Range

Discovery, Inc.
3.9

Discovery, Inc.

Publicist

$69,775

 /yr
Range: $59K - $82K

$59K

$82K

$58,549 - $81,616 Range

Finn Partners
3.7

Finn Partners

Publicist

$50,139

 /yr
Range: $34K - $76K

$34K

$76K

$34,272 - $76,298 Range

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Penguin Group
4.2

Penguin Group

Publicist

$50,634

 /yr
Range: $40K - $61K

$40K

$61K

$39,913 - $60,971 Range

Random House
3.8

Random House

Publicist

$51,297

 /yr
Range: $37K - $58K

$37K

$58K

$37,102 - $57,637 Range

Meryl L. Moss Media Relations
4.6

Meryl L. Moss Media Relations

Publicist - Hourly

$17

 /hr
Range: $16 - $22

$16

$22

$16 - $22 Range

WarnerMedia
3.9

WarnerMedia

Publicist

$58,221

 /yr
Range: $46K - $79K

$46K

$79K

$45,623 - $79,109 Range

42West
2.8

42West

Publicist

$47,637

 /yr
Range: $5K - $135K

$5K

$135K

$5,111 - $134,589 Range

ViacomCBS
3.7

ViacomCBS

Publicist

$67,281

 /yr
Range: $45K - $76K

$45K

$76K

$45,423 - $75,558 Range

Meredith Corporation
3.5

Meredith Corporation

Publicist

$67,961

 /yr
Range: $52K - $77K

$52K

$77K

$51,608 - $76,793 Range

PMK•BNC

Publicist

$54,882

 /yr
Range: $48K - $87K

$48K

$87K

$48,066 - $87,119 Range

Author Solutions
2.9

Author Solutions

Publicist

$34,843

 /yr
Range: $31K - $39K

$31K

$39K

$30,805 - $39,124 Range

NBCUniversal
4.1

NBCUniversal

Publicist

$64,056

 /yr
Range: $57K - $90K

$57K

$90K

$57,467 - $89,536 Range

Wiley
3.9

Wiley

Publicist

$57,520

 /yr
Range: $53K - $77K

$53K

$77K

$52,614 - $76,816 Range

Workman Publishing
3.9

Workman Publishing

Publicist

$47,271

 /yr
Range: $36K - $54K

$36K

$54K

$36,492 - $53,982 Range

Miller PR
4.3

Miller PR

Publicist

$36,034

 /yr
Range: $28K - $50K

$28K

$50K

$27,938 - $49,988 Range

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Frequently asked questions about Publicist salaries

The average salary for a Publicist is $55,703 in United States. Salaries estimates are based on 8 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Publicist employees in United States.

The highest salary for a Publicist in United States is $90,386 per year.

The lowest salary for a Publicist in United States is $34,329 per year.

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Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent publicist salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$41,382
per year
A Publicist in the San Francisco, CA Area area reported making $41,382 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
San Francisco, CA Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$50,000
per year
A Publicist in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $50,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$43,459
per year
A Publicist in the Philadelphia, PA Area area reported making $43,459 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Philadelphia, PA Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
$16
hourly
A Publications in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $16 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Intern
 
51 to 200 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$42,000
per year
A Social Publishing Specialist in the St. Louis, MO Area area reported making $42,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
St. Louis, MO Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$80,000
per year
A Publisher in the Birmingham, AL Area area reported making $80,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Birmingham, AL Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$100,000
per year
A Publisher in the Reno, NV Area area reported making $100,000 per year
Additional Pay
$5k cash bonus
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Reno, NV Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$18
hourly
A Publicist in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $18 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Los Angeles, CA Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
$40,000
per year
A Publicist in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $40,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
$160,000
per year
A Publisher in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $160,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private