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Public Relations Specialists

Promote or create an intended public image for individuals, groups, or organizations. May write or select material for release to various communications media. May specialize in using social media.

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Promote or create an intended public image for individuals, groups, or organizations. May write or select material for release to various communications media. May specialize in using social media.

Environment

Public relations specialists usually work in offices. Some attend community activities. Long workdays are common, as is overtime.

Public Relations Specialists

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Salary Breakdown

Public Relations Specialists

$70,390

AVERAGE ANNUALLY

$38,370

ENTRY LEVEL

$62,560

MID LEVEL

$104,020

EXPERT LEVEL

$33.84

AVERAGE HOURLY

$18.45

ENTRY LEVEL

$30.08

MID LEVEL

$50.01

EXPERT LEVEL

Current Available & Projected Jobs

Public Relations Specialists

92

Current Available Jobs

5,550

Projected job openings through 2030

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Mesa Community College (MCCCD)
 Associate's Degree    In Person

Top Expected Tasks

Public Relations Specialists

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Public Relations Specialists

K

KNOWLEDGE

Communications and Media

K

KNOWLEDGE

English Language

K

KNOWLEDGE

Administration and Management

K

KNOWLEDGE

Customer and Personal Service

K

KNOWLEDGE

Sales and Marketing

S

SKILL

Active Listening

S

SKILL

Speaking

S

SKILL

Reading Comprehension

S

SKILL

Social Perceptiveness

S

SKILL

Writing

A

ABILITY

Oral Comprehension

A

ABILITY

Oral Expression

A

ABILITY

Speech Clarity

A

ABILITY

Speech Recognition

A

ABILITY

Written Expression

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