Public Relations Job Titles

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Public Relations Job Titles - Account Coordinator

The position of Account Coordinator at public relations firms in New York City typically requires one year of prior work experience. The annual salary payable to individuals working in this role ranges from $28,000 - $60,431. Additional information has been provided in rows 3-22, columns A-D of the attached spreadsheet.

Summary of Findings


Research Strategy

To obtain the salary range and level of experience required for the role of Account Coordinator at public relations firms in New York City, we reviewed several listings of top public relations (PR) firms operating in the city of New York. Next, we went ahead to determine the level of experience required by each firm to fill the role as well as the typical range of salary payable to individuals working in the role. We have provided the names of the identified PR agencies, the level of experience required, and the basic salary structure at each firm in the attached spreadsheet.
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Public Relations Job Titles - Senior Account Coordinator

A multi-hour research effort yielded very few results for public relations senior account coordinator salaries and experience requirements. As a result, we have been unable to fully complete the "Senior Account Coordinator" section of the PR Job Titles spreadsheet. Below, we have outlined the information we were able to find regarding experience and salary, as well as the research strategies completed in an effort to fulfill the research request.

Senior Account Coordinator Experience and Salary Range

  • Di Petroff PR was seeking a senior account coordinator who had at least 2 years of PR experience. No salary information was available.
  • At Rubenstein, Kamela Kettles currently works as a senior account coordinator and had between 4 and 5 years of experience prior to earning her current title. According to Glassdoor, the salary for this position is between $41,000 and $44,000.
  • At Superunion, Amy Shih is a senior account coordinator and had two years of experience prior to her current position. An estimated salary range for senior positions at Superunion is between $82,900 and $98,100.
  • At Bold PR, Morgan Gerard is a senior account coordinator and had around 5 years of experience prior to becoming senior account coordinator, including 2 years at Bold PR. A senior account coordinator at Bold PR makes between $55,000 — $59,000 according to Glassdoor.
  • At Blue Medium, David Simantov had 1.5 years of experience in public relations before becoming senior account coordinator. No salary range information is available.
  • PR Consulting was seeking a senior account coordinator in New York City and has an estimated salary range of $72,000 — $84,000 for senior positions.

Typical Career Trajectory After 'Account Coordinator'

  • Research indicated that the most common used terms for senior positions at public relations firms in New York are: senior account executive, account supervisor, account director, and senior account manager.
  • A typical career trajectory after being an account coordinator is to become an assistant account executive, then an account executive, followed by a senior account executive. This is exemplified by Marisa Symeonides at 5W Public Relations, Casey Hamilton at Zeno Group, and Sarah Waldrop at Covet Public Relations.

Research Strategy

We have attempted several research strategies in order to identify the salary range and the years of experience required for the position as senior account coordinator at public relations firms in New York. The first was to identify PR firms in New York and sift through their currently open positions and available salary information on Glassdoor and LinkedIn. We then performed a search on several popular job portals such as LinkedIn, Glassdoor, Indeed, Google Jobs, and Monster. After these two strategies proved unable to locate PR senior account coordinator positions and the requisite information, we identified people who currently hold the position as senior account coordinator at a PR firm in New York to trace their career paths and calculate the years of experience prior to achieving this position. This information has been added to the spreadsheet, and detailed above. We then sought salary information for the firms listed, which often did not yield results for the job title "senior account coordinator." In this case, we have included salary range information for senior level positions. Within the allotted time frame, we have managed to locate information for 6 firms.

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Public Relations Job Titles - Account Executive

The attached spreadsheet has information on salaries and year of experience required for Account Executives for PR firms in New York City. The sheet also includes links to where the information was sourced.

Notes on Certain Clients

  • The Bateman Group calls out that their Account Executives also go by "PR Associates" in some job postings.
  • Vested and Dukas Linden did not specify any years of experience requirements for their Account Executive positions.

Research Strategy

To research the salaries for Account Executives, we used Glassdoor's salary reporting to determine those numbers. We restricted the salaries to New York City salaries only. To determine the years of experience required, we read the job descriptions in postings from the companies. If a salary was posted in the job description, we used that number instead. We tried to look at some smaller firms as well but could not get adequate salary data on them.
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Public Relations Job Titles - Senior Account Executive

Dan Klores Communications, 5W Public Relations, KWT Global, Mullen, Citizen Relations, and Prosek are some public relations firms in New York City. The years of experience required and the salary ranges for the position of senior account executive for 20 different public relations firms in New York City are available in rows 3-22, columns P-S of the attached spreadsheet.

Senior Account Executive Position

  • Dan Klores Communications requires 3-6 years of experience for its senior account executive position, with a salary range of $50,000 — $88,000.
  • 5W Public Relations requires 3-4 years of experience for its senior account executive position, with a salary range of $38,000 — $81,000.
  • KWT Global requires 4 years of experience for its senior account executive position, with a salary range of $67,000 — $81,000.

Research Strategy

PR firms included in the attached spreadsheet vary in size in terms of the number of full-time employees they have.


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Public Relations Job Titles - Account Manager

Most of the PR firms based in New York City require 2-5 years of experience for the role of an 'Account Manager'. The salary across most of the PR firms ranges from $42,000 to $88,000 per year for this role. All the information has been entered in the attached spreadsheet.

Account Manager Salary and Experience Details

Research Strategy:

In order to get the salary range and the years of experience required for the role of Account Manager at 20 public relations firms in New York City we searched through various job portals such as Indeed, LinkedIn, Glassdoor, and Monster. We were able to successfully locate information for a variety of PR firms based in New York City. Once we had exhausted the relevant job listings for the Public Relations Account Manager role in New York City, we extended our scope to include firms in the New York state. We have included the required data across firms of varying sizes as denoted by their full-time employee count. As most employers did not reveal the salary range for the role in their job descriptions, we have included the salary range estimates for the role from the respective job portals.
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Public Relations Job Titles - Senior Account Manager

The position of Senior Account Manager at public relations firms in New York City typically requires two years of prior work experience. The annual salary payable to individuals working in this role ranges from $25,000 — $122,000. Additional information has been provided in rows 28-47, columns F-H of the attached spreadsheet.

Summary

  • Wolff Olins does not require prior experience before applying for the position of senior account manager at the firm.
  • Savannah Engel Public Relations, Aegis Media, 360i, MightyHive, Jones Knowles Ritchie, 1000heads, The Bloc, The Eight Floor Strategic Communications, W2O, Omnicom Media Group, Superunion, and Clarity PR Inc., require applicants to have over two years worth of working experience.
  • Superunion requires at least five years worth of experience from applicants.
  • Savannah Engel Public Relations has the highest experience requirements for application of the role of senior account manager at the company. The company's ideal candidate is required to have 7-10 years of experience in PR.

Research Strategy

To obtain the salary range and level of experience required for the role of senior account manager at public relations firms in New York City, we reviewed several listings of top public relations (PR) firms operating in the city of New York. Next, we went ahead to determine the level of experience required by each firm to fill the role as well as the typical range of salary payable to individuals working in the role. We have provided the names of the identified PR agencies, the level of experience required, and the basic salary structure at each firm in the attached spreadsheet. 
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Public Relations Job Titles - Account Supervisor

Most of the PR firms based in New York City require 4-5 years of experience for the role of an 'Account Supervisor'. The salary across most of the PR firms ranges from $30,000-$80,000 per year for this role. We have updated the required experience and salary range details for 20 different PR firms based in New York City in the attached spreadsheet.

Account Supervisor Salary and Experience Details

  • As per estimates from Glassdoor, the salary of an 'Account Supervisor' ranges from $38,000-$79,000 per year at Derris PR and Communications Agency. The firm requires the candidate to have 5-8 years of relevant PR experience.
  • BerlinRosen requires 5+ years of relevant PR experience and is estimated to pay $34,000-$65,000 per year for the role of an 'Account Supervisor'.
  • Wachsman, the largest blockchain PR agency, is estimated to pay $41,000-$79,000 annually for the role of an 'Account Supervisor' and requires 5-7 years of relevant experience.
  • As per Glassdoor, Small Girls PR is estimated to pay $32,000-$61,000 annually for the role of an 'Account Supervisor' and requires 4+ years of relevant experience.
  • GCI Health requires 4+ years of relevant PR experience and is estimated to pay $37,000-$77,000 per year for the role of an 'Account Supervisor'.

Research Strategy

The research team searched through various job portals such as Indeed, LinkedIn, Glassdoor, Monster.com, etc to hunt for the job listings for the role of an 'Account Supervisor' at various PR firms in New York. The team was able to successfully locate the same for a variety of PR firms based in New York City. We have included the required data across firms of varying sizes as denoted by the full-time employee count. As the various employers did not reveal any salary range for the role in their job descriptions, we have included the salary range estimates for the role from the respective job portals. Also, since some Glassdoor links were getting redirected to the main job listings page, we have included the relevant snapshots in the attached document.
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Public Relations Job Titles - Account Director

An account director at Edelman in New York City needs four to six years of experience relevant to the role and industry, and the salary range for the role is between $78,997 and $122,045. We have populated the attached spreadsheet with the requested details on 20 public relations firms in New York City.

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