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For: Public Relations Specialists
SOC Code: 27-3031

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Occupational Description
Occupational TitleOccupational Description
Public Relations SpecialistsEngage in promoting or creating an intended public image for individuals, groups, or organizations. May writing or select material for release to various communications media.


2015 Occupational Wage Estimates
- Wages Aged to June 2016 -

For: Public Relations Specialists
AreaEntry WageMedian WageMedian Annual
Statewide$17.42  $25.59  $53,232.00  
West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area$13.99  $18.69  $38,861.00  
Other Ohio nonmetropolitan area$16.63  $21.49  $44,703.00  
Eastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area$17.59  $25.79  $53,630.00  
Southern Ohio nonmetropolitan area$18.68  $27.74  $57,695.00  
Akron MSA$17.57  $24.53  $51,015.00  
Canton-Massillon MSA$15.15  $21.60  $44,928.00  
Cincinnati MSA$17.91  $25.23  $52,476.00  
Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor MSA$17.69  $27.18  $56,530.00  
Columbus MSA$18.81  $26.83  $55,805.00  
Dayton MSA$18.09  $26.01  $54,100.00  
Huntington MSA$19.92  $25.64  $53,323.00  
Lima MSA$16.21  $18.34  $38,167.00  
Mansfield MSA$13.71  $22.82  $47,461.00  
Springfield MSA$18.21  $28.70  $59,697.00  
Toledo MSA$14.83  $21.43  $44,571.00  
Weirton-Steubenville$20.19  $24.60  $51,179.00  
Youngstown MSA$11.45  $19.20  $39,944.00  
Southwest Ohio$17.99  $25.01  $52,030.00  
Northeast Ohio$17.03  $25.87  $53,804.00  
Central Ohio$18.73  $26.79  $55,721.00  
West Ohio$18.13  $26.71  $55,542.00  
Southeast Ohio$18.40  $26.09  $54,275.00  
Northwest Ohio$14.65  $20.10  $41,810.00  


Education Level Needed
For: Public Relations Specialists
  Bachelor's degree  


Ohio Employment Projections
For: Public Relations Specialists
2014
Annual
Employment
2024
Projected
Employment
Change in
Employment
2014-2024
Percent
Change
2014-2024
Total
Annual
Openings
7,710  8,110  400  5.2%  132  


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