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Public Relations Schools In North Dakota

North Dakota has 2 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 North Dakota, which encompasses public relations training at the public relations associates degree level.


  1. Bismarck State College

    1500 Edwards Ave, Bismarck, North Dakota 58506-5587

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. North Dakota State University-Main Campus

    1301 12th Avenue North, Fargo, North Dakota 58108-6050

    181 U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

North Dakota Vs. National Public Relations Employment

North Dakota 100
National 53,460

Of all of the public relations professionals in the country, nearly 0% are in the state of North Dakota.

Employment Growth for Public relations professionals In North Dakota

130 140 150 130 100
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In North Dakota, public relations is a shrinking field. 30 less public relations professionals were working in North Dakota in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 23% decline in the field. This decline 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 North Dakota

$61,350 $60,320 $70,560 $69,300 $74,630
$38,611 $40,428 $41,355 $43,390 $43,459
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Public Relations
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by public relations professionals is increasing in North Dakota. The mean salary for public relations professionals in 2006 was $61,350 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $74,630 per year.

Salary percentiles for Public relations professionals in North Dakota

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25th percentile
50th percentile
75th percentile
90th percentile

This represents a growth in salaries of 18%. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. There is a 194% pay differential between the highest paid public relations professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of public relations in North Dakota.

Average Salaries for Public relations professionals and related professions in North Dakota

Business Administration
Business Management
Fashion Marketing
Public Relations

In North Dakota, public relations professionals make, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Public Relations programs available for each degree type for all schools in North Dakota


The number of students graduating from the 2 accredited public relations schools in North Dakota is decreasing. In 2006 there were 2 public relations graduates from public relations courses in North Dakota and in 2010 there were 1 graduates.

This represents a 50% decrease in the number of public relations degree or certificate school graduates in North Dakota state. Most of these graduates, or 100%, earned an associate's degree in public relations.

Public Relations Faculty Salaries in North Dakota

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