Public Relations Schools In Ohio

In Ohio, there are 25 accredited schools where public relations classes faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in public relations in the state of Ohio, which encompasses public relations training at the following levels:

  • Bachelors degree in Public Relations
  • PhD degree in Public Relations


Schools

  1. University of Akron Main Campus

    302 Buchtel Common, Akron, Ohio 44325-4702

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  2. Baldwin-Wallace College

    275 Eastland Rd, Berea, Ohio 44017-2088

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  3. Bowling Green State University-Main Campus

    220 McFall Ctr, Bowling Green, Ohio 43403

    177 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  4. Capital University

    1 College and Main, Columbus, Ohio 43209-2394

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  5. Cedarville University

    251 N. Main Street, Cedarville, Ohio 45314-0601

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  6. Cleveland State University

    2121 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio 44115-2214

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  7. University of Dayton

    300 College Park, Dayton, Ohio 45469

    101 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  8. The University of Findlay

    1000 N Main St, Findlay, Ohio 45840-3653

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  9. Franklin University

    201 S Grant Ave, Columbus, Ohio 43215-5399

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  10. Heidelberg University

    310 E Market St, Tiffin, Ohio 44883-2462

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  11. Kent State University at Kent

    Kent, Ohio 44242-0001

    194 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  12. Lake Erie College

    391 W Washington St, Painesville, Ohio 44077-3389

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  13. Marietta College

    Irvine Bldg, Marietta, Ohio 45750

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  14. Miami University-Oxford

    501 East High St, Oxford, Ohio 45056

    90 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  15. University of Mount Union

    1972 Clark Ave., Alliance, Ohio 44601-3993

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  16. Notre Dame College

    4545 College Rd, Cleveland, Ohio 44121-4293

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  17. Ohio Dominican University

    1216 Sunbury Road, Columbus, Ohio 43219

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  18. Ohio University-Main Campus

    Athens, Ohio 45701-2979

    124 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  19. Otterbein University

    1 Grove Street, Westerville, Ohio 43081

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  20. University of Rio Grande

    218 N College Ave, Rio Grande, Ohio 45674

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  21. Tiffin University

    155 Miami Street, Tiffin, Ohio 44883

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  22. Ursuline College

    2550 Lander Rd, Pepper Pike, Ohio 44124

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  23. Wright State University-Main Campus

    3640 Colonel Glenn Highway, Dayton, Ohio 45435-0001

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  24. Xavier University

    3800 Victory Parkway, Cincinnati, Ohio 45207-1092

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  25. Youngstown State University

    One University Plaza, Youngstown, Ohio 44555-0001

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Ohio Vs. National Public Relations Employment

Ohio 1,320
National 53,460

Approximately 2% of the country's public relations professionals work in Ohio state.

Employment Growth for Public relations professionals In Ohio

930 970 1,120 1,130 1,320
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of public relations professionals is growing in Ohio. There were 390 more public relations professionals working in Ohio in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Ohio, this field has grown by 42% in four years. This growth is faster than the change in the number of public relations professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of public relations professionals has grown by 21% from 2006 to 2010.

Public Relations VS. All Professions salaries in Ohio

$83,860 $87,700 $91,880 $95,840 $98,460
$44,230 $45,388 $47,259 $48,341 $48,873
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Public Relations
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of public relations professionals is growing, the salaries paid to public relations professionals are increasing in Ohio. Public relations professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $83,860 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $98,460 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Public relations professionals in Ohio

10th percentile
$52,160
25th percentile
$70,050
50th percentile
$91,460
75th percentile
$118,550
90th percentile
$155,480

Thus, public relations professionals' salaries grew by 15% in 4 years. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In Ohio state, within the field of public relations, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid public relations professionals earn 198% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Public relations professionals and related professions in Ohio

Advertising
$73,455
Business Administration
$97,747
Business Management
$103,783
Communications
$39,836
Fashion Marketing
$73,890
Marketing
$84,325
Political Science
$74,270
Public Relations
$98,460

In Ohio, public relations professionals make, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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

associate
0
bachelor
27
master
0
doctor
1
Certificate
0
Total28

The number of students graduating from the 25 accredited public relations schools in Ohio is increasing. In 2006 there were 390 public relations graduates from public relations courses in Ohio and in 2010 there were 453 graduates.

This represents a 16% increase in the number of public relations degree or certificate school graduates in Ohio state. Most of these graduates, or 96%, earned a bachelor's degree in public relations.

Public Relations Faculty Salaries in Ohio

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