Public Relations Schools In Pennsylvania

There are 15 accredited public relations schools in Pennsylvania for faculty who teach public relations classes to choose from. The trends in Pennsylvania's public relations academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in public relations includes 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. The Art Institute of Pittsburgh

    420 Boulevard of the Allies, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15219-1328

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  2. Chatham University

    Woodland Rd, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15232

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  3. Duquesne University

    Administration Bldg 600 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15282

    119 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  4. Gannon University

    109 W Sixth St, Erie, Pennsylvania 16541-0001

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  5. Juniata College

    1700 Moore St, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania 16652-2196

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  6. Lehigh University

    27 Memorial Drive West, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania 18015

    38 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  7. Luzerne County Community College

    1333 South Prospect Street, Nanticoke, Pennsylvania 18634-3899

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  8. Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus

    201 Old Main, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802-1589

    45 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  9. University of Pittsburgh-Bradford

    300 Campus Drive, Bradford, Pennsylvania 16701

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  10. Point Park University

    201 Wood St, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15222-1984

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  11. Temple University

    1801 North Broad Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19122-6096

    132 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  12. Waynesburg University

    51 W College St, Waynesburg, Pennsylvania 15370-1257

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  13. Westminster College in New Wilmington

    319 South Market Street, New Wilmington, Pennsylvania 16172

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  14. York College Pennsylvania

    441 Country Club Rd, York, Pennsylvania 17403-3651

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  15. The Art Institute of Pittsburgh-Online Division

    1400 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15222-4332

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Pennsylvania Vs. National Public Relations Employment

Pennsylvania 1,890
National 53,460

Of all of the public relations professionals in the country, nearly 4% are in the state of Pennsylvania.

Employment Growth for Public relations professionals In Pennsylvania

1,680 1,670 1,700 1,820 1,890
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Pennsylvania, the field of public relations is growing. In Pennsylvania, 210 more public relations professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 13% growth in the field. This growth is slower 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 Pennsylvania

$81,600 $84,500 $84,610 $85,360 $92,240
$44,448 $45,778 $47,594 $49,448 $50,581
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Public Relations
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to public relations professionals are growing in Pennsylvania. The mean salary for public relations professionals in 2006 was $81,600 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $92,240 per year.

Salary percentiles for Public relations professionals in Pennsylvania

10th percentile
$45,850
25th percentile
$61,260
50th percentile
$81,440
75th percentile
$111,060
90th percentile
$157,480

This represents a 12% growth in salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In Pennsylvania state, within the field of public relations, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid public relations professionals earn 243% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Public relations professionals and related professions in Pennsylvania

Advertising
$72,632
Business Administration
$90,807
Business Management
$103,693
Communications
$43,370
Fashion Marketing
$77,120
Marketing
$90,292
Political Science
$94,780
Public Relations
$92,240

In Pennsylvania, 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 Pennsylvania

associate
1
bachelor
15
master
1
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total18

As the number of public relations professionals is increasing in Pennsylvania state, the number of students graduating from the 15 accredited public relations schools in Pennsylvania state is also increasing. In 2006 there were 587 public relations graduates from public relations courses in Pennsylvania and in 2010 there were 720 graduates.

There was an increase in the number of public relations school degree or certificate graduates in Pennsylvania by 23%. 83% of these graduates received an bachelor's degree in public relations.

Public Relations Faculty Salaries in Pennsylvania

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