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Public Relations Managers - What They Do


Public Relations Managers have generally received a Bachelor's or higher degree, plus work experience and have at least some work experience in the field before they can take on the responsibilities of the job. Once employed, Public Relations Managers can expect to earn an average of $95,000 per year throughout their career.

In addition, over the next 10 years Public Relations Managers will be one of the fastest growing occupations. They should experience a 16.9% rate of growth during this time period. In respect to starting your own business, Public Relations Managers rarely feel the entrepreneurial itch. Currently, 1.7% of the employment base is classified as self-employed.

Given the job environment today, Public Relations Managers can consider themselves quite lucky, as only 3.0% are currently unemployed.

Academic Programs of Interest

Master of Business Administration
The Master of Business Administration (MBA) is a master's degree in business administration, which attracts people from a wide range of academic disciplines. The MBA designation originated in the United States, emerging from the late 19th century as the country industrialized and companies sought out ...more
Public Relations
Modern public relations evaluates a product or individuals public perception through market research. Once data is collected and challenges are identified, solutions are presented in a campaign strategy to meet goals. Techniques may vary from campaign to campaign but some standard tools used are; press ...more