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Public Relations Schools In Nebraska

Nebraska has 4 accredited public relations schools where public relations faculty who teach public relations classes can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of public relations and public relations training in Nebraska, which includes public relations training at the public relations bachelors degree level.


  1. Hastings College

    710 N Turner Ave, Hastings, Nebraska 68901

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

    900 N. Clarkson, Fremont, Nebraska 68025

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. Nebraska Wesleyan University

    5000 St Paul Ave, Lincoln, Nebraska 68504-2794

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  4. University of Nebraska-Lincoln

    14th and R St, Lincoln, Nebraska 68588

    101 U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Nebraska Vs. National Public Relations Employment

Nebraska 480
National 53,460

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

Employment Growth for Public relations professionals In Nebraska

250 250 380 470 480
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of public relations professionals is growing in Nebraska. 230 more public relations professionals were working in Nebraska in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 92% growth in the field. This growth 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 Nebraska

$86,870 $78,260 $73,470 $78,560 $81,960
$41,032 $42,024 $42,027 $44,097 $45,233
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 Nebraska. The mean salary for public relations professionals in 2006 was $86,870 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $81,960 per year.

Salary percentiles for Public relations professionals in Nebraska

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25th percentile
50th percentile
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90th percentile

This represents a decline in salaries of 6%. This decline is quite different from state trends for all professionals. In Nebraska state, within the field of public relations, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid public relations professionals earn 151% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Public relations professionals and related professions in Nebraska

Business Administration
Business Management
Fashion Marketing
Political Science
Public Relations

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

Educational Trends

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


The number of students graduating from the 4 accredited public relations schools in Nebraska is increasing. In Nebraska, there were 101 graduates in 2006. And there were 117 graduates from public relations courses in 2010.

This represents a 16% increase in the number of public relations degree or certificate school graduates in Nebraska state. Most of these graduates, or 100%, earned a bachelor's degree in public relations.

Public Relations Faculty Salaries in Nebraska

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