Public Relations Schools
In Atlanta, Georgia

The city of Atlanta has 2 schools where public relations faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the public relations academic community in Atlanta, and the future trends. Academia in public relations includes public relations training at the following levels:

  • Public Relations Certificate
  • Bachelors degree in Public Relations


Statistics

Professional Trends

Atlanta Vs. Georgia Public Relations Employment

Atlanta 1,140
Georgia 1,480

Exactly 1,140 of Georgia's 1,480 public relations professionals work in Atlanta. The number of public relations professionals in Atlanta has grown by 50% from 2006 to 2010. As the number of public relations professionals in Atlanta has increased, overall employment in Atlanta has also increased.

Atlanta Vs. Georgia Public Relations employment growth

1,000 1,020 1,310 1,380 1,480
760 790 1,010 1,070 1,140
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Georgia
  • Dark Yellow: Atlanta

Public Relations VS. All professions salaries in Atlanta

$81,800 $89,150 $87,720 $91,620 $103,770
$40,930 $42,170 $44,170 $45,520 $46,440
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Public Relations in Atlanta
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Atlanta

As the number of public relations professionals in Atlanta has grown, salaries for public relations professionals have also increased. In 2010 an average salary of $103,770 per year was earned by public relations professionals in Atlanta. The average salary for public relations professionals in Atlanta was $81,800 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of public relations professionals in Atlanta is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Public relations professionals in Atlanta

10th percentile
$51,280
25th percentile
$63,700
50th percentile
$86,760
75th percentile
$123,370
90th percentile
$159,980

Atlanta public relations professionals earn a median yearly salary of $86,760. The 10% of public relations professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $51,280 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 212% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Public relations professionals and related professions in Atlanta

Communications
$54,520
Fashion Marketing
$70,865
Political Science
$73,420
Advertising
$84,705
Business Administration
$96,740
Public Relations
$103,770
Marketing
$108,857
Business Management
$117,568

Public relations professional salaries in Atlanta are, on average, higher than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Public Relations schools in Atlanta

2

There are 2 accredited public relations schools in the city. Many of Atlanta's public relations professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Public Relations Programs Offered In Atlanta

associate
0
bachelor
1
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total2

Atlanta's public relations schools offer 2 public relations degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Public Relations Degrees In Atlanta

associate
0
bachelor
21
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
4
Total25

In 2010 approximately 25 students completed public relations courses.

Public Relations Faculty Salaries in Atlanta, Georgia

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