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Public Relations Schools In Idaho

Idaho has is only one accredited public relations school where public relations faculty who teach public relations classes can find employment. The trends in Idaho'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 public relations bachelors degree level.


  1. University of Idaho

    875 Perimeter Drive, Moscow, Idaho 83844-2282

    160 U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Idaho Vs. National Public Relations Employment

Idaho 280
National 53,460

Of all of the public relations professionals in the country, nearly 1% are in the state of Idaho.

Employment Growth for Public relations professionals In Idaho

250 270 260 280 280
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Public Relations is a growing field in Idaho. In 2010 there were 30 more public relations professionals working in Idaho than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of public relations professionals has grown by 12%. 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 Idaho

$55,370 $52,970 $67,100 $68,010 $74,360
$39,304 $39,293 $42,361 $42,993 $44,477
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Public Relations
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Idaho, as the number of public relations professionals is growing, the salaries earned by public relations professionals are increasing. Public relations professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $55,370 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $74,360 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Public relations professionals in Idaho

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This represents a growth in salaries of 26%. 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 227% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Idaho state.

Average Salaries for Public relations professionals and related professions in Idaho

Business Administration
Business Management
Fashion Marketing
Public Relations

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

Educational Trends

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


As the number of public relations professionals is increasing in Idaho state, the number of students graduating from the only accredited public relations school in Idaho state is decreasing. In 2006, 62 students graduated from public relations courses in Idaho. And in 2010, 44 students graduated.

This represents a 29% decrease in the number of public relations degree or certificate school graduates in Idaho state. A majority of these graduates, or 100%, graduated with a bachelor's degree in public relations.

Public Relations Faculty Salaries in Idaho

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