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Public Affairs Specialist salary in United States

How much does a Public Affairs Specialist make in the United States?

Average base salary


Most common benefits

Dental insurance

The average salary for a public affairs specialist is $61,954 per year in the United States. 2k salaries reported, updated at May 23, 2022.

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Top companies for Public Affairs Specialists in United States

  1. US Department of Energy
    231 reviews23 salaries reported
    $127,284per year
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Highest paying cities for Public Affairs Specialists in United States

  1. Phoenix, AZ
    $111,353 per year
    6 salaries reported
  2. Arlington, VA
    $108,899 per year
    9 salaries reported
  3. Washington, DC
    $108,163 per year
    147 salaries reported
  1. Fort Lee, VA
    $93,075 per year
    7 salaries reported
  2. Atlanta, GA
    $92,922 per year
    7 salaries reported
  3. Alexandria, VA
    $89,098 per year
    10 salaries reported
  1. Fort Bragg, NC
    $80,662 per year
    6 salaries reported
  2. New York, NY
    $77,535 per year
    11 salaries reported
  3. Los Angeles, CA
    $55,530 per year
    219 salaries reported
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Most common benefits for Public Affairs Specialists

  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
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Salary satisfaction

Based on 59 ratings

59% of Public Affairs Specialists in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.

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