Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a Publicist make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

$72,261 / yrTotal Pay
$53,215 / yrBase Pay
$19,046 / yrAdditional Pay

$72,261

 / yr
$27K$219K
Most Likely Range
Possible Range

The estimated total pay for a Publicist is $72,261 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $53,215 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $19,046 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role. The typical Publicist salary is $53,215. Salaries can range from $27,375 - $218,601. When factoring in additional pay and benefits, Publicist in United States can expect their total pay value to be on average $72,261.

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Penguin Random House
3.9

Penguin Random House

Publicist

$58,848

 /yr
Range: $54K - $66K
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$54K

$66K

$54,171 - $65,899 Range

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Effective Immediately Public Relations
2.5

$32,690

 /yr
Range: $25K - $48K

$25K

$48K

$25,195 - $48,050 Range

Allied Global Marketing
3.7

$55,532

 /yr
Range: $42K - $61K

$42K

$61K

$41,991 - $60,583 Range

Discovery, Inc.
3.8

$70,426

 /yr
Range: $67K - $76K

$67K

$76K

$67,284 - $76,020 Range

Simon & Schuster
3.9

$53,055

 /yr
Range: $46K - $109K

$46K

$109K

$46,211 - $108,964 Range

Warner Bros.
4.0

Warner Bros.

Publicist

$130,669

 /yr
Range: $69K - $158K

$69K

$158K

$68,584 - $158,067 Range

Hachette Book Group
4.0

$51,525

 /yr
Range: $44K - $60K

$44K

$60K

$44,415 - $60,399 Range

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Finn Partners
3.8

Finn Partners

Publicist

$49,299

 /yr
Range: $36K - $69K

$36K

$69K

$35,828 - $68,899 Range

Meryl L. Moss Media Relations
4.4

$42,627

 /yr
Range: $22K - $68K

$22K

$68K

$22,212 - $68,171 Range

HarperCollins
3.6

HarperCollins

Publicist

$55,000

 /yr
Range: $37K - $76K

$37K

$76K

$37,429 - $75,973 Range

NBCUniversal
4.1

NBCUniversal

Publicist

$70,639

 /yr
Range: $64K - $81K

$64K

$81K

$64,247 - $81,468 Range

Author Solutions
3.5

$34,821

 /yr
Range: $33K - $42K

$33K

$42K

$32,727 - $41,991 Range

McNeil, Gray and Rice
2.6

$42,744

 /yr
Range: $40K - $47K

$40K

$47K

$40,000 - $46,753 Range

LAVIDGE
3.6

LAVIDGE

Publicist

$51,237

 /yr
Range: $48K - $65K

$48K

$65K

$47,593 - $65,214 Range

WarnerMedia
4.0

WarnerMedia

Publicist

$62,697

 /yr
Range: $49K - $90K

$49K

$90K

$48,967 - $90,000 Range

Meredith Corporation
3.5

$67,379

 /yr
Range: $55K - $80K

$55K

$80K

$55,391 - $79,643 Range

Wiley
4.1

Wiley

Publicist

$61,737

 /yr
Range: $56K - $82K

$56K

$82K

$56,471 - $82,446 Range

The Washington Post
4.3

$72,655

 /yr
Range: $60K - $90K

$60K

$90K

$60,286 - $89,571 Range

PMK•BNC

Publicist

$61,990

 /yr
Range: $55K - $94K

$55K

$94K

$54,527 - $93,505 Range

Penguin Group
4.2

Penguin Group

Publicist

$54,346

 /yr
Range: $43K - $65K

$43K

$65K

$42,839 - $65,441 Range

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$120

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11 days ago by a Publicist with more than 15 years of experience

$150

/hrAvg Base Salary

12 days ago by a Publicist with 10 to 14 years of experience

$20

/hrAvg Base Salary

13 days ago by a Publicity with less than one year of experience

$45,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

13 days ago by a Publicity Temp with 1 to 3 years of experience

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$40,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

18 days ago by a Publicity with less than one year of experience

$120,000

/yrAvg Base Salary
Cash Bonus$5,000/yr

19 days ago by a Publisher with less than one year of experience

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Frequently asked questions about a Publicist salaries

The national average salary for a Publicist is $56,882 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Publicist salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 8 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Publicist employees.

The highest salary for a Publicist in United States is $91,507 per year.

The lowest salary for a Publicist in United States is $35,359 per year.

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