Public Relations in Arizona

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Schools Offering Public Relations Programs in Arizona


Each year, approximately 0.0% of Arizona graduates receive degrees in public relations. Thus, Arizona's 7 public relations schools put out approximately 83 public relations professionals each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Arizona with a public relations program is Northern Arizona University, which is located in Flagstaff. In 2010, it was ranked 33rd nationwide. In 2010, 75 students graduated from Northern Arizona University's public relations program. Tuition at Northern Arizona University was $7,672 per year.

The second-ranked school in Arizona with a public relations program is The Art Center Design College-Tucson, which is located in Tucson. In 2010, it was ranked 74th nationwide. In 2010, The Art Center Design College-Tucson graduated 1 students from its public relations program. The Art Center Design College-Tucson charged in-state students $27,125 in tuition fees per year.

The third-ranked school in Arizona with a public relations program is The Art Institute of Tucson, which is located in Tucson. In 2010, it was ranked 74th nationwide. Students at The Art Institute of Tucson paid $17,316 per year in tuition fees.

Cost

If you are hoping to attend one of Arizona's public relations schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $12,810 per year, though tuition can range from $27,125 per year to $1,734 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Arizona public relations schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. The Art Center Design College-Tucson - located in Tucson, students are charged $27,125 per year
  2. The Art Institute of Phoenix - located in Phoenix, students are charged $17,586 per year
  3. The Art Institute of Tucson - located in Tucson, students are charged $17,316 per year

The public relations schools in Arizona that charged the lowest tuition rates were:

  1. Mesa Community College - located in Mesa, students are charged $1,734 per year
  2. Glendale Community College - located in Glendale, students are charged $1,734 per year
  3. Northern Arizona University - located in Flagstaff, students are charged $7,672 per year

A public relations degree from an Arizona school... what next?

The Arizona counties with the largest populations of public relations professional are:

  1. Maricopa County - 730 public relations professionals
  2. Pima County - 230 public relations professionals
  3. Coconino County - 30 public relations professionals

Projected Growth

The government projects that by 2018, the number of public relations professionals in the state of Arizona will grow to 1,260. This would require a 5% growth in the profession.

Salary

public relations professionals in Arizona make an average of $83,650 per year. In 2010, however, some Arizona public relations professional earned as little as less than $29,720 per year or as much as more than $141,440 per year. The counties in Arizona with the highest average salary for public relations professionals are:

  1. Maricopa County - $85,090 per year
  2. Pima County - $79,830 per year
  3. Coconino County - $74,020 per year

Public relations professionals in the following counties in Arizona make the lowest salaries on average:

  1. Coconino County - $74,020 per year
  2. Pima County - $79,830 per year
  3. Maricopa County - $85,090 per year

The public relations professionals with highest average salaries in Arizona were:

  1. Public Relations Manager - $83,650 per year

On average, the lowest paid public relations professionals in Arizona were:

  1. Public Relations Manager - $83,650 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Arizona statistics regarding a career in public relations and to compare salaries with a variety of related fields such as business management or advertising.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Associate's Degree in Public Relations in Arizona
  • Bachelor's Degree in Public Relations in Arizona

Want to study at your own time and pace?

Consider Online Schools as a great alternative flexible option to earn a degree!

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
7,491 miles from location Grand Canyon University Phoenix AZ 26.2344 38% 34,205
7,478 miles from location Mesa Community College Mesa AZ 13.2296 n/a 25,960
7,439 miles from location Northern Arizona University Flagstaff AZ 67.3157 19% 23,597
7,494 miles from location Glendale Community College Glendale AZ 14.5633 n/a 20,154
7,489 miles from location The Art Institute of Phoenix Phoenix AZ 24.4504 92% 1,243
7,439 miles from location The Art Institute of Tucson Tucson AZ 26.3088 84% 346
7,441 miles from location The Art Center Design College-Tucson Tucson AZ 26.3803 100% 279
 

Curious what studying Public Relations gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in Arizona

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Public Relations and Fundraising Managers + 1,050 $83,650 25.0%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are public relations related jobs in Arizona