Public Relations Schools
In Columbia, South Carolina

Public Relations faculty can choose to work at only one public relations school in Columbia. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in public relations in the city of Columbia, which encompasses public relations training at the following levels:

  • Public Relations Certificate
  • Bachelors degree in Public Relations


Professional Trends

Columbia Vs. South Carolina Public Relations Employment

Columbia 200
South Carolina 680

Exactly 200 of the 680 public relations professionals employed in South Carolina, work in Columbia. Between 2006 and 2010, in Columbia, there has been a 47% decline in the number of public relations professionals. Overall employment in Columbia has increased.

Columbia Vs. South Carolina Public Relations employment growth

880 970 840 770 680
380 400 280 230 200
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: South Carolina
  • Dark Yellow: Columbia

Public Relations VS. All professions salaries in Columbia

$64,440 $66,080 $68,930 $71,350 $72,070
$35,040 $36,880 $38,180 $39,020 $40,340
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Public Relations in Columbia
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Columbia

As the number of public relations professionals in Columbia has shrunk, salaries for public relations professionals have increased. In 2010 Columbia public relations professionals earned an average yearly salary of $72,070. Public relations professionals in Columbia made a yearly average salary of $64,440, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Columbia.

Salary percentiles for Public relations professionals in Columbia

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Public relations professionals in Columbia make a median yearly salary of $66,110. The 10% of public relations professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $49,000 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 126% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Public relations professionals and related professions in Columbia

Fashion Marketing
Public Relations
Business Administration
Business Management

Public relations professional salaries in Columbia are, on average, higher than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Public Relations schools in Columbia


There is only one accredited public relations school in the city. Many of Columbia's public relations professionals are graduates of this school.

Public Relations Programs Offered In Columbia


There are a total of 3 degree and certificate programs in public relations offered by Columbia's public relations schools.

Student Completed Public Relations Degrees In Columbia


Approximately 199 students completed public relations courses in 2010.

Public Relations Faculty Salaries in Columbia, South Carolina

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