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Public Relations Schools In Arizona

In Arizona, there are 7 accredited schools where public relations classes faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the public relations academic community in Arizona, and the future trends in public relations training at the following levels:


  1. The Art Center Design College-Tucson

    2525 N Country Club Rd, Tucson, Arizona 85716

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  2. Glendale Community College in Glendale, AZ

    6000 W Olive Ave, Glendale, Arizona 85302

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  3. Grand Canyon University

    3300 W Camelback Rd, Phoenix, Arizona 85017

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  4. Mesa Community College

    1833 W Southern Ave, Mesa, Arizona 85202

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  5. Northern Arizona University

    Knoles Drive, Babbitt Administrative Center, Flagstaff, Arizona 86011-4132

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  6. The Art Institute of Phoenix

    2233 W Dunlap Ave, Phoenix, Arizona 85021-2859

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  7. The Art Institute of Tucson

    5099 E. Grant Rd. #100, Tucson, Arizona 85712

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Professional Trends

Arizona Vs. National Public Relations Employment

Arizona 1,050
National 53,460

Of all of the public relations professionals that work in the US, approximately 2% work in Arizona state.

Employment Growth for Public relations professionals In Arizona

870 970 1,010 940 1,050
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of public relations professionals is growing in Arizona. 180 more public relations professionals were working in Arizona in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of public relations has grown by 21% in Arizona. This is slower than the trend for public relations professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of public relations professionals has grown by 21% between 2006 and 2010.

Public Relations VS. All Professions salaries in Arizona

$68,740 $70,690 $78,390 $76,390 $83,650
$42,177 $43,423 $45,140 $46,513 $48,330
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Public Relations
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by public relations professionals is increasing in Arizona. The mean salary for public relations professionals in 2006 was $68,740 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $83,650 per year.

Salary percentiles for Public relations professionals in Arizona

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Thus, there was a 18% growth in public relations professionals' salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In Arizona state, within the field of public relations, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid public relations professionals earn 236% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Public relations professionals and related professions in Arizona

Business Administration
Business Management
Fashion Marketing
Political Science
Public Relations

In Arizona, 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 Arizona


The number of students graduating from the 7 accredited public relations schools in Arizona is decreasing. In 2006, 145 students graduated from public relations courses in Arizona. And in 2010, 83 students graduated.

There was a decrease in the number of public relations school degree or certificate graduates in Arizona by 43%. 75% of these graduates received an bachelor's degree in public relations.

Public Relations Faculty Salaries in Arizona

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