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Public Relations Specialists

Wages & Outlook

 

Typical Wages

Wages listed below are for a variety of experience and education levels. Make sure that you research the typical entry-level education and work experience and training requirements for this occupation.

This career: $29.10
Statewide median: $21.49

 

This career pays above the statewide median wage.


Wages for Public Relations Specialists *

Area Low Median High
U S
$22.10 $29.70 $40.39
Minnesota
$22.75 $29.10 $36.56
Central Minnesota
$18.38 $21.67 $27.01
Northeast Minnesota
$23.05 $28.59 $36.73
Northwest Minnesota
$21.55 $26.23 $31.95
Southeast Minnesota
$22.54 $26.96 $31.09
Southwest Minnesota
$20.10 $24.26 $29.50
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN
$23.82 $30.25 $37.59

* "Low" indicates 25% of workers earn less and 75% earn more.
"Median" indicates 50% of workers earn less and 50% earn more.
"High" indicates 75% of workers earn less and 25% earn more.

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Employment

In Minnesota, there are 5,780 workers employed in this medium-sized career.

Where do Public Relations Specialists most often work?

 

Current Demand

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This career is currently in high demand.

 

Future Demand

This career is seeing high growth compared to other careers.

There will be a need for about 6,454 new Public Relations Specialists to meet market demand between 2018-2028. This includes the demand due to replacement (workers leaving the occupation or retiring) as well as growth.

 

Employment Outlook for Public Relations Specialists
Area Employment Employment Change
2018 2028 Number Percent
U S 270,000 287,300 17,300 6.4%
Minnesota 5,703 6,052 349 6.1%
Central Minnesota 291 318 27 9.3%
Northeast Minnesota 211 215 4 1.9%
Northwest Minnesota 277 300 23 8.3%
Southeast Minnesota 192 207 15 7.8%
Southwest Minnesota 128 138 10 7.8%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 4,636 4,936 300 6.5%


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