Public Relations in Nebraska

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Schools Offering Public Relations Programs in Nebraska


Each year, approximately 0.2% of Nebraska graduates receive degrees in public relations. Thus, Nebraska's 4 public relations schools put out approximately 117 public relations professionals each year.

Top Schools

Midland Lutheran College, which is located in Fremont, is the top-ranked school in Nebraska that has a public relations program. It received a ranking of 48th in the country in 2010. 3 students graduated with a degree in public relations from Midland Lutheran College in 2010. Tuition at Midland Lutheran College was $23,664 per year.

The second-ranked school in Nebraska that has a public relations program is University of Nebraska-Lincoln. University of Nebraska-Lincoln, which was ranked 60th in the country in 2010, is located in Lincoln. In 2010, 112 students graduated from University of Nebraska-Lincoln public relations program. The tuition rate at University of Nebraska-Lincoln was $7,224 per year.

Nebraska Wesleyan University, which is located in Lincoln, is the third-ranked school in Nebraska that has a public relations program. It received a ranking of 70th in the country in 2010. The tuition rate at Nebraska Wesleyan University was $23,474 per year.

Cost

Public relations schools in Nebraska, charge students an average tuition of $19,246 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $23,664 per year, or as little as $7,224 per year. In 2010, the public relations schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Nebraska were:

  1. Midland Lutheran College - located in Fremont, students are charged $23,664 per year
  2. Nebraska Wesleyan University - located in Lincoln, students are charged $23,474 per year
  3. Hastings College - located in Hastings, students are charged $22,620 per year

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

  1. University of Nebraska-Lincoln - located in Lincoln, students are charged $7,224 per year
  2. Hastings College - located in Hastings, students are charged $22,620 per year
  3. Nebraska Wesleyan University - located in Lincoln, students are charged $23,474 per year

A public relations degree from a Nebraska school... what next?

The largest populations of Nebraska public relations professional are working in the following counties:

  1. Harrison County - 270 public relations professionals
  2. Lancaster County - 140 public relations professionals
  3. Adams County - 30 public relations professionals

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics the number of public relations professionals is expected to grow by 11% by 2018. There are projected to be 770 public relations professionals working in the Nebraska then.

Salary

public relations professionals in Nebraska make an average of $81,960 per year. In 2010, however, some Nebraska public relations professional earned as little as less than $45,780 per year or as much as more than $126,970 per year. On average public relations professional earn the most in the following Nebraska counties:

  1. Lancaster County - $86,570 per year
  2. Harrison County - $79,680 per year
  3. Adams County - $78,370 per year

The Nebraska counties with the lowest average salary for public relations professionals are:

  1. Adams County - $78,370 per year
  2. Harrison County - $79,680 per year
  3. Lancaster County - $86,570 per year

On average, the highest paid public relations professionals in Nebraska were:

  1. Public Relations Manager - $81,960 per year

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

  1. Public Relations Manager - $81,960 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional Nebraska statistics regarding a career in public relations. Take a look and compare salaries with various related fields such as business management or advertising.

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

  • Bachelor's Degree in Public Relations in Nebraska

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,575 miles from location University of Nebraska-Lincoln Lincoln NE 39.6491 67% 24,100
6,572 miles from location Nebraska Wesleyan University Lincoln NE 30.0627 33% 2,093
6,664 miles from location Hastings College Hastings NE 28.2994 26% 1,154
6,561 miles from location Midland Lutheran College Fremont NE 51.755 24% 716
 

Curious what studying Public Relations gets you?

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Public Relations and Fundraising Managers + 480 $81,960 92.0%
 

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