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Public Relations Schools In New Jersey

There are 5 accredited public relations schools in New Jersey for faculty who teach public relations classes to choose from. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of public relations and public relations training in New Jersey, which includes public relations training at the following levels:


  1. Rowan University

    201 Mullica Hill Road, Glassboro, New Jersey 08028

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  2. Kean University

    1000 Morris Ave, Union, New Jersey 07083-0411

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  3. Monmouth University

    400 Cedar Ave, West Long Branch, New Jersey 07764-1898

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  4. Rider University

    2083 Lawrence Road, Lawrenceville, New Jersey 08648-3099

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  5. Union County College

    1033 Springfield Ave, Cranford, New Jersey 07016-1599

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Professional Trends

New Jersey Vs. National Public Relations Employment

New Jersey 1,840
National 53,460

Of all of the public relations professionals that work in the US, approximately 3% work in New Jersey state.

Employment Growth for Public relations professionals In New Jersey

1,370 1,690 1,950 2,050 1,840
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Public Relations is a growing field in New Jersey. There were 470 more public relations professionals working in New Jersey in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in New Jersey, this field has grown by 34% in four years. 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 New Jersey

$115,480 $120,210 $122,960 $124,750 $127,110
$50,031 $52,191 $53,328 $54,026 $55,877
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Public Relations
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to public relations professionals are growing in New Jersey. The mean salary for public relations professionals in 2006 was $115,480 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $127,110 per year.

Salary percentiles for Public relations professionals in New Jersey

10th percentile
25th percentile
50th percentile
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90th percentile

Thus, there was a 9% growth in public relations professionals' salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In New Jersey 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 New Jersey

Business Administration
Business Management
Fashion Marketing
Political Science
Public Relations

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

Educational Trends

Public Relations programs available for each degree type for all schools in New Jersey


As the number of public relations professionals is increasing in New Jersey state, the number of students graduating from the 5 accredited public relations schools in New Jersey state is also increasing. In 2006 there were 122 public relations graduates from public relations courses in New Jersey and in 2010 there were 170 graduates.

This represents a 39% increase in the number of public relations degree or certificate school graduates in New Jersey state. A majority of these graduates, or 38%, graduated with an bachelor's degree in public relations.

Public Relations Faculty Salaries in New Jersey

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Currently we are in the process of collecting data for the number of public relations faculty in New Jersey, growth in the field of public relations academia and faculty salaries in New Jersey. If you are involved in teaching public relations courses to students at the certificate in public relations, bachelors degree in public relations, and masters degree in public relations levels, please take a moment to anonymously submit your information to help us build a valuable database resource for the benefit of current and future faculty in the field of public relations in New Jersey. Once you submit your information, you will get a chance to see an overview of what we have learned thus far from you and your peers.

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