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Press Secretaries


According to, press secretaries employed in Washington, D.C., in October 2020 had an average salary of $49,442. Salaries ranged from $42,262 or less to $66,687 or more. The Department of Labor reported that public relations specialists, including press secretaries, earned a median salary of $61,150 in May 2019. The lowest 10 percent earned $34,590 or less per year and the highest 10 percent earned $115,430 or more annually.

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