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Public Relations Schools In Arkansas

Public Relations classes faculty can choose to work at one of 4 accredited public relations schools in Arkansas. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of public relations and public relations training in Arkansas, which includes public relations training at the public relations bachelors degree level.


  1. University of Arkansas at Little Rock

    2801 S University Ave, Little Rock, Arkansas 72204

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. University of Central Arkansas

    201 Donaghey Ave, Conway, Arkansas 72035-0001

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. Harding University

    915 E. Market Ave., Searcy, Arkansas 72143

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  4. John Brown University

    2000 W University St, Siloam Springs, Arkansas 72761

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Arkansas Vs. National Public Relations Employment

Arkansas 220
National 53,460

Of all of the public relations professionals that work in the US, approximately 0% work in Arkansas state.

Employment Growth for Public relations professionals In Arkansas

210 220 230 230 220
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Arkansas, public relations is a growing field. 10 more public relations professionals were working in Arkansas in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of public relations has grown by 5% in Arkansas. 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 Arkansas

$71,230 $64,990 $71,940 $75,100 $81,580
$36,627 $39,363 $40,932 $42,668 $43,359
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Public Relations
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to public relations professionals are growing in Arkansas. Public relations professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $71,230 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $81,580 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Public relations professionals in Arkansas

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Thus, there was a 13% growth in public relations professionals' salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. Within the field of public relations, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid public relations professionals earning 244% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Arkansas state.

Average Salaries for Public relations professionals and related professions in Arkansas

Business Administration
Business Management
Fashion Marketing
Political Science
Public Relations

Public relations professionals in Arkansas earn, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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


The number of students graduating from the 4 accredited public relations schools in Arkansas is increasing. In Arkansas, there were 40 graduates in 2006. And there were 65 graduates from public relations courses in 2010.

This represents a 63% increase in the number of public relations degree or certificate school graduates in Arkansas state. Most of these graduates, or 100%, earned a bachelor's degree in public relations.

Public Relations Faculty Salaries in Arkansas

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