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Public Relations Schools In Maine

In Maine, there are 2 accredited schools where public relations classes faculty can find employment. The trends in Maine'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. Saint Joseph's College of Maine

    278 Whites Bridge Rd, Standish, Maine 04084-5236

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. Thomas College

    180 W River Rd, Waterville, Maine 04901-5097

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Maine Vs. National Public Relations Employment

Maine 470
National 53,460

Approximately 1% of the country's public relations professionals work in Maine state.

Employment Growth for Public relations professionals In Maine

290 290 280 340 470
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Maine, the field of public relations is growing. 180 more public relations professionals were working in Maine in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of public relations has grown by 62% in Maine. This growth is faster than the change in the number of public relations professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of public relations professionals has grown by 21% from 2006 to 2010.

Public Relations VS. All Professions salaries in Maine

$74,500 $82,900 $82,080 $74,070 $67,380
$40,902 $42,204 $44,287 $45,290 $46,296
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Public Relations
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of public relations professionals is growing, the salaries paid to public relations professionals are decreasing in Maine. In 2006 public relations professionals made a mean salary of $74,500 per year, and in 2010 they made $67,380 per year.

Salary percentiles for Public relations professionals in Maine

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This represents a decline in salaries of 11%. This decline is quite different from state trends for all professionals. In Maine state, within the field of public relations, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid public relations professionals earn 122% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Public relations professionals and related professions in Maine

Business Administration
Business Management
Fashion Marketing
Political Science
Public Relations

In Maine, public relations professionals earn, on average, more than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

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


As the number of public relations professionals is increasing in Maine state, the number of students graduating from the 2 accredited public relations schools in Maine state is decreasing. In Maine, there were 5 graduates in 2006. And there were 1 graduates from public relations courses in 2010.

There was a decrease in the number of public relations school degree or certificate graduates in Maine by 80%. A majority of these graduates, or 100%, graduated with a bachelor's degree in public relations.

Public Relations Faculty Salaries in Maine

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