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Public Relations Schools In Maryland

Maryland has 3 accredited public relations schools where public relations faculty who teach public relations classes can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in public relations in the state of Maryland, which encompasses public relations training at the following levels:


  1. Cecil College

    One Seahawk Drive, North East, Maryland 21901-1999

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  2. Sojourner-Douglass College

    500 N Caroline St, Baltimore, Maryland 21205-1898

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  3. Towson University

    8000 York Rd, Towson, Maryland 21252-0001

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Professional Trends

Maryland Vs. National Public Relations Employment

Maryland 1,070
National 53,460

Of all of the public relations professionals in the country, nearly 2% are in the state of Maryland.

Employment Growth for Public relations professionals In Maryland

840 750 790 920 1,070
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of public relations professionals is growing in Maryland. 230 more public relations professionals were working in Maryland in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of public relations has grown by 27% in Maryland. 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 Maryland

$87,990 $102,180 $99,560 $100,920 $96,590
$47,750 $50,212 $51,747 $52,671 $54,055
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Public Relations
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to public relations professionals are growing in Maryland. In 2006 public relations professionals made a mean salary of $87,990 per year, and in 2010 they made $96,590 per year.

Salary percentiles for Public relations professionals in Maryland

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Thus, there was a 9% growth in public relations professionals' salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In Maryland state, within the field of public relations, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid public relations professionals earn 175% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Public relations professionals and related professions in Maryland

Business Administration
Business Management
Fashion Marketing
Political Science
Public Relations

In Maryland, 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 Maryland


As the number of public relations professionals is increasing in Maryland state, the number of students graduating from the 3 accredited public relations schools in Maryland state is decreasing. In Maryland, there were 29 graduates in 2006. And there were 9 graduates from public relations courses in 2010.

There was a decrease in the number of public relations school degree or certificate graduates in Maryland by 69%. A majority of these graduates, or 33%, graduated with a bachelor's degree in public relations.

Public Relations Faculty Salaries in Maryland

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