Public Relations Schools In New York

There are 18 accredited public relations schools in New York 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 New York, and the future trends in public relations training at the following levels:

  • Public Relations Certificate
  • Associates degree in Public Relations
  • Bachelors degree in Public Relations
  • Masters degree in Public Relations


Schools

  1. Fashion Institute of Technology

    227 W 27th St, New York, New York 10001-5992

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  2. Hofstra University

    100 Hofstra University, Hempstead, New York 11549

    128 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  3. Iona College

    715 North Ave, New Rochelle, New York 10801-1890

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  4. Ithaca College

    953 Danby Rd, Ithaca, New York 14850-7002

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  5. Long Island University-C W Post Campus

    720 Northern Blvd, Brookville, New York 11548-1300

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  6. Marist College

    3399 North Rd, Poughkeepsie, New York 12601

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  7. Mohawk Valley Community College-Utica Branch

    1101 Sherman Dr, Utica, New York 13501-5394

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  8. Monroe Community College

    1000 E Henrietta Rd, Rochester, New York 14623

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  9. New York University

    70 Washington Sq South, New York, New York 10012-1091

    33 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  10. New York Institute of Technology

    Northern Blvd, Old Westbury, New York 11568-8000

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  11. Pace University-New York

    1 Pace Plaza, New York, New York 10038-1598

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  12. Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

    110 8th St, Troy, New York 12180-3590

    50 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  13. Rochester Institute of Technology

    1 Lomb Memorial Dr, Rochester, New York 14623-5603

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  14. St. John's University-New York

    8000 Utopia Pky, Queens, New York 11439

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  15. SUNY College at Oswego

    7060 State Route 104, Oswego, New York 13126

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  16. Syracuse University

    Syracuse, New York 13244-5040

    62 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  17. Utica College

    1600 Burrstone Rd, Utica, New York 13502-4892

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  18. School of Visual Arts

    209 E 23rd St, New York, New York 10010

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

New York Vs. National Public Relations Employment

New York 5,460
National 53,460

Approximately 10% of the country's public relations professionals work in New York state.

Employment Growth for Public relations professionals In New York

5,610 6,150 6,790 6,230 5,460
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In New York, public relations is a shrinking field. In 2010 there were 150 less public relations professionals working in New York than there were in 2006. This represents a 3% decline in the field. This decline is slower 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 New York

$116,330 $119,710 $126,220 $131,950 $139,550
$47,100 $51,120 $53,567 $54,837 $56,461
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Public Relations
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In New York, as the number of public relations professionals is declining, the salaries earned by public relations professionals are increasing. In 2006 public relations professionals made a mean salary of $116,330 per year, and in 2010 they made $139,550 per year.

Salary percentiles for Public relations professionals in New York

10th percentile
$67,520
25th percentile
$91,430
50th percentile
$124,740
75th percentile
$158,050
90th percentile
$191,360

This represents a growth in salaries of 17%. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In the state of New York, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of public relations. The pay differential between the highest paid public relations professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 85%

Average Salaries for Public relations professionals and related professions in New York

Advertising
$109,595
Business Administration
$118,123
Business Management
$133,347
Communications
$62,217
Fashion Marketing
$95,855
Marketing
$107,832
Political Science
$108,925
Public Relations
$139,550

In New York, 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 New York

associate
3
bachelor
14
master
4
doctor
0
Certificate
3
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As the number of public relations professionals is decreasing in New York state, the number of students graduating from the 18 accredited public relations schools in New York state is increasing. In 2006, 777 students graduated from public relations courses in New York. And in 2010, 878 students graduated.

Thus there was a 13% percent increase in the number of public relations school degree or certificate graduates in New York. 58% of these graduates received an bachelor's degree in public relations.

Public Relations Faculty Salaries in New York

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