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Public Relations Schools In Colorado

Public Relations classes faculty can choose to work at one of 2 accredited public relations schools in Colorado. The trends in Colorado'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:


  1. University of Denver

    2199 S. University Blvd, Denver, Colorado 80208

    82 U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. Johnson & Wales University-Denver

    7150 Montview Blvd, Denver, Colorado 80220

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Colorado Vs. National Public Relations Employment

Colorado 630
National 53,460

Of all of the public relations professionals that work in the US, approximately 1% work in Colorado state.

Employment Growth for Public relations professionals In Colorado

940 960 830 750 630
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Colorado, the field of public relations is shrinking. In 2010 there were 310 less public relations professionals working in Colorado than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of public relations has shrunk by 33% in Colorado. This decline is faster than the national trend for public relations professionals which shows a 21% increase in the number of public relations professionals working around the nation.

Public Relations VS. All Professions salaries in Colorado

$89,770 $95,850 $104,970 $106,500 $110,290
$46,058 $47,685 $48,234 $49,831 $51,291
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Public Relations
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of public relations professionals is declining, the salaries paid to public relations professionals are increasing in Colorado. Public relations professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $89,770 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $110,290 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Public relations professionals in Colorado

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This represents a growth in salaries of 19%. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In Colorado state, within the field of public relations, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid public relations professionals earn 189% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Public relations professionals and related professions in Colorado

Business Administration
Business Management
Fashion Marketing
Political Science
Public Relations

In Colorado, 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 Colorado


The number of students graduating from the 2 accredited public relations schools in Colorado is decreasing. In 2006, 42 students graduated from public relations courses in Colorado. And in 2010, 7 students graduated.

This represents a 83% decrease in the number of public relations degree or certificate school graduates in Colorado state. 67% of these graduates received an master's degree in public relations.

Public Relations Faculty Salaries in Colorado

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