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Public Relations in Colorado

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Schools Offering Public Relations Programs in Colorado

Each year, roughly 0.0% of Colorado students graduate with degrees in public relations. In other words, every year an estimated 7 public relations professionals graduate from Colorado's 2 public relations schools.

Top Schools

University of Denver, which was ranked 28th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Colorado that has a public relations program. It is located in Denver. 4 students graduated with a degree in public relations from University of Denver in 2010. University of Denver charged in-state students $36,501 in tuition fees per year.

The second-ranked school in Colorado with a public relations program is Johnson & Wales University-Denver, which is located in Denver. In 2010, it was ranked 76th nationwide. In 2010, Johnson & Wales University-Denver graduated 3 students from its public relations program. Tuition at Johnson & Wales University-Denver was $24,429 per year.


If you are hoping to attend one of Colorado's public relations schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $30,465 per year, though tuition can range from $36,501 per year to $24,429 per year. The Colorado public relations schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  1. University of Denver - located in Denver, students are charged $36,501 per year
  2. Johnson & Wales University-Denver - located in Denver, students are charged $24,429 per year

The lowest tuition rates at Colorado public relations schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Johnson & Wales University-Denver - located in Denver, students are charged $24,429 per year
  2. University of Denver - located in Denver, students are charged $36,501 per year

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

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

  1. Adams County - 410 public relations professionals
  2. El Paso County - 70 public relations professionals
  3. Boulder County - 50 public relations professionals

Projected Growth

The government projects that by 2018, the number of public relations professionals in the state of Colorado will grow to 1,030. This would require a 7% growth in the profession.


On average, public relations professionals earn $110,290 per year. In 2010, however, some Colorado public relations professional earned as little as less than $37,220 per year or as much as more than $158,990 per year. On average public relations professional earn the most in the following Colorado counties:

  1. Adams County - $114,760 per year
  2. El Paso County - $107,780 per year
  3. Larimer County - $106,530 per year

The following counties in Colorado have the lowest average salaries for public relations professional:

  1. Boulder County - $97,690 per year
  2. Larimer County - $106,530 per year
  3. El Paso County - $107,780 per year

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

  1. Public Relations Manager - $110,290 per year

The public relations professionals with lowest average salaries in Colorado were:

  1. Public Relations Manager - $110,290 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Colorado 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 Colorado
  • Master's Degree in Public Relations in Colorado

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
Public Relations and Fundraising Managers 630 $110,290 -33.7%

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