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Schools Offering Public Relations Programs in Pennsylvania
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Each year, approximately 0.2% of Pennsylvania graduates receive degrees in public relations. Thus, Pennsylvania's 15 public relations schools put out approximately 720 public relations professionals each year.
The top-ranked school in Pennsylvania with a public relations program is Temple University, which is located in Philadelphia. In 2010, it was ranked 24th nationwide. 203 students graduated with a degree in public relations from Temple University in 2010. Temple University charged in-state students $12,424 in tuition fees per year.
The second-ranked school in Pennsylvania that has a public relations program is Duquesne University. Duquesne University, which was ranked 29th in the country in 2010, is located in Pittsburgh. In 2010, 2 students graduated from Duquesne University public relations program. Tuition at Duquesne University was $27,502 per year.
The third-ranked school in Pennsylvania that has a public relations program is Westminster College. Westminster College, which was ranked 34th in the country in 2010, is located in New Wilmington. In 2010, 17 students graduated from Westminster College public relations program. Tuition at Westminster College was $29,320 per year.
Tuition at Pennsylvania's public relations schools ranges from $39,780 per year to $3,090 per year. But, the average tuition is $21,534 per year. In 2010, the public relations schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Pennsylvania were:
- Lehigh University - located in Bethlehem, students are charged $39,780 per year
- Juniata College - located in Huntingdon, students are charged $32,820 per year
- Westminster College - located in New Wilmington, students are charged $29,320 per year
The following Pennsylvania public relations schools had the lowest tuition rates:
- Luzerne County Community College - located in Nanticoke, students are charged $3,090 per year
- University of Pittsburgh-Bradford - located in Bradford, students are charged $12,046 per year
- Temple University - located in Philadelphia, students are charged $12,424 per year
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The Pennsylvania counties with the largest populations of public relations professional are:
- Bucks County - 780 public relations professionals
- Allegheny County - 450 public relations professionals
- Cumberland County - 170 public relations professionals
According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics the number of public relations professionals is expected to grow by 5% by 2018. There are projected to be 2,100 public relations professionals working in the Pennsylvania then.
On average, public relations professionals earn $92,240 per year. But, salaries for public relations professional can vary. In 2010, public relations professional made as little as less than $31,690 per year or as much as more than $137,340 per year in Pennsylvania. On average public relations professional earn the most in the following Pennsylvania counties:
- Bucks County - $104,440 per year
- Warren County - $96,340 per year
- Cumberland County - $85,290 per year
The Pennsylvania counties with the lowest average salary for public relations professionals are:
- Adams County - $69,750 per year
- Erie County - $73,050 per year
- Centre County - $78,430 per year
The public relations professionals with highest average salaries in Pennsylvania were:
- Public Relations Manager - $92,240 per year
The public relations professionals with lowest average salaries in Pennsylvania were:
- Public Relations Manager - $92,240 per year
For more data regarding a career in public relations in Pennsylvania and to compare salaries with various related fields such as business management or advertising, take a look at the graphs and charts below.
Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.
- Associate's Degree in Public Relations in Pennsylvania
- Bachelor's Degree in Public Relations in Pennsylvania
- Master's Degree in Public Relations in Pennsylvania
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|Distance||School||City||State||Rating||Acceptance Rate||Student Population|
|5,591 miles from location||Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus||University Park||PA||51.8091||36%||45,185|
|5,442 miles from location||Temple University||Philadelphia||PA||75.8549||37%||36,507|
|5,699 miles from location||The Art Institute of Pittsburgh-Online Division||Pittsburgh||PA||19.4776||79%||12,803|
|5,699 miles from location||Duquesne University||Pittsburgh||PA||70.5909||28%||10,294|
|5,499 miles from location||Luzerne County Community College||Nanticoke||PA||12.9331||n/a||7,130|
|5,461 miles from location||Lehigh University||Bethlehem||PA||40.6812||33%||6,996|
|5,524 miles from location||York College Pennsylvania||York||PA||64.1973||18%||5,564|
|5,717 miles from location||Gannon University||Erie||PA||29.6849||26%||4,238|
|5,700 miles from location||Point Park University||Pittsburgh||PA||58.4171||24%||3,985|
|5,700 miles from location||The Art Institute of Pittsburgh||Pittsburgh||PA||26.5885||92%||2,765|
|5,705 miles from location||Waynesburg University||Waynesburg||PA||27.0886||29%||2,515|
|5,696 miles from location||Chatham University||Pittsburgh||PA||27.4159||30%||2,219|
|5,644 miles from location||University of Pittsburgh-Bradford||Bradford||PA||57.8255||59%||1,657|
|0 miles from location||Westminster College||New Wilmington||PA||66.0236||19%||1,543|
|5,597 miles from location||Juniata College||Huntingdon||PA||34.0476||27%||1,468|
Curious what studying Public Relations gets you?
Check out the different options and how they're looking in Pennsylvania
|Rank||Profession||Employment Number||Avg Salary||Job Growth (past 5 yrs)|
|Public Relations and Fundraising Managers +||1,890||$92,240||-1.6%|
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