Public Relations Schools In Georgia

There are 7 accredited public relations schools in Georgia for faculty who teach public relations classes to choose from. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the public relations academic community in Georgia, and the future trends in public relations training at the following levels:

  • Public Relations Certificate
  • Bachelors degree in Public Relations


Schools

  1. The Art Institute of Atlanta

    6600 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd., 100 Embassy Row, Atlanta, Georgia 30328-1635

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  2. Georgia Southern University

    Hwy 301 South, Statesboro, Georgia 30460

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  3. University of Georgia

    Athens, Georgia 30602

    62 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  4. Paine College

    1235 15th St, Augusta, Georgia 30901-3182

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  5. Portfolio Center

    125 Bennett St NW, Atlanta, Georgia 30309

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  6. Shorter University

    315 Shorter Ave, Rome, Georgia 30165

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  7. Wesleyan College

    4760 Forsyth Rd, Macon, Georgia 31210-4462

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Georgia Vs. National Public Relations Employment

Georgia 1,480
National 53,460

Approximately 3% of the country's public relations professionals work in Georgia state.

Employment Growth for Public relations professionals In Georgia

1,000 1,020 1,310 1,380 1,480
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Georgia, public relations is a growing field. In 2010 there were 480 more public relations professionals working in Georgia than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of public relations professionals has grown by 48%. This growth is faster than the national trend for public relations professionals which shows a 21% increase in the number of public relations professionals working around the nation.

Public Relations VS. All Professions salaries in Georgia

$77,490 $84,480 $83,840 $86,940 $97,440
$42,452 $44,373 $45,309 $46,939 $48,171
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Public Relations
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by public relations professionals is increasing in Georgia. Public relations professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $77,490 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $97,440 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Public relations professionals in Georgia

10th percentile
$46,820
25th percentile
$60,690
50th percentile
$82,670
75th percentile
$114,910
90th percentile
$147,150

This represents a growth in salaries of 20%. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. Within the field of public relations, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid public relations professionals earning 214% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Georgia state.

Average Salaries for Public relations professionals and related professions in Georgia

Advertising
$78,328
Business Administration
$86,443
Business Management
$106,372
Communications
$46,577
Fashion Marketing
$69,075
Marketing
$88,163
Political Science
$66,950
Public Relations
$97,440

In Georgia, public relations professionals earn, on average, more than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Public Relations programs available for each degree type for all schools in Georgia

associate
0
bachelor
7
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total8

As the number of public relations professionals is increasing in Georgia state, the number of students graduating from the 7 accredited public relations schools in Georgia state is also increasing. In 2006 there were 304 public relations graduates from public relations courses in Georgia and in 2010 there were 382 graduates.

This represents a 26% increase in the number of public relations degree or certificate school graduates in Georgia state. 88% of these graduates received an bachelor's degree in public relations.

Public Relations Faculty Salaries in Georgia

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