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Public Relations Schools
In Boston, Massachusetts

In Boston, there are 4 public relations schools where public relations 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 city of Boston, which encompasses public relations training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Boston Vs. Massachusetts Public Relations Employment

Boston 1,540
Massachusetts 2,120

Exactly 1,540 of Massachusetts' 2,120 public relations professionals work in Boston. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of public relations professionals in Boston has grown by 20%. As the employment for public relations professionals in Boston has increased, overall employment in Boston has also increased.

Boston Vs. Massachusetts Public Relations employment growth

1,800 1,830 2,080 2,020 2,120
1,280 1,360 1,560 1,480 1,540
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Massachusetts
  • Dark Yellow: Boston

Public Relations VS. All professions salaries in Boston

$114,820 $117,800 $119,430 $117,240 $121,020
$52,100 $54,000 $56,060 $58,330 $59,410
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Public Relations in Boston
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Boston

In Boston, salaries for public relations professionals have increased. Boston public relations professionals made $121,020 per year, on average, in 2010. Public relations professionals in Boston made a yearly average salary of $114,820, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Boston.

Salary percentiles for Public relations professionals in Boston

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25th percentile
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90th percentile

Public relations professionals in Boston make a median yearly salary of $110,510. The difference in pay between the public relations professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 159%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $68,510 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $177,370 per year.

Average Salaries for Public relations professionals and related professions in Boston

Fashion Marketing
Political Science
Business Administration
Public Relations
Business Management

On average public relations professionals in Boston earn salaries that are higher than the salaries earned by other professionals in Boston.

Educational Trends

Public Relations schools in Boston


There are 4 accredited public relations schools in the city. Many of Boston's public relations professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Public Relations Programs Offered In Boston


Boston's public relations schools offer 9 public relations degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Public Relations Degrees In Boston


In 2010 approximately 261 students completed public relations courses.

Public Relations Faculty Salaries in Boston, Massachusetts

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