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Fast Facts for Public Relations Specialists in Alabama

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Auburn, Montgomery and Birmingham
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Decatur, Anniston and Florence
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Birmingham, Montgomery and Huntsville

Salaries for Public Relations Specialists in Alabama

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Birmingham, Huntsville and Auburn

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Programs
  • Public Relations, Master of Arts (Online)
  • Full Sail’s curriculum combines elements of creativity, art, business and life skills, technical prowess, and academic achievement.
  • Full Sail offers accelerated programs, so a degree that would normally take four years takes 24 months on average.
  • Students work with industry-standard tools and technologies, allowing them to gain practical knowledge and real-world experience.
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Programs
  • Bachelor of Science in Professional Studies - Communication Studies
  • Bachelor’s program options include Communication, Political Communication, Cinema-Television, and more.
  • Several concentrations available, including Rhetoric and Public Culture, Strategic Communication, Theatre, Journalism, Internet and Social Media, and more.
  • All concentrations are designed to teach students the fundamentals of journalism, helping them prepare for careers as reporters and writers.
  • Regionally accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).
Programs
  • Master of Science in Communication
  • Graduate Certificate in Strategic Communication Management

Purdue University offers a strong foundation of tradition and history, an environment of intellectual curiosity and discovery, and a supportive, student-centered approach to learning. Founded in 1869 as a land-grant school, the University is known today for its prolific faculty as well as a record of distinguished research and achievement in aerospace, engineering, technology, science, and math. Our goal is to educate and develop men and women of personal integrity and scholarly excellence.

Programs
  • BS in Business Administration - New Media/Internet Marketing
  • Ranked among the Best Online Bachelor’s Programs in 2015 by U.S. News and World Report.
  • Lets undergrad students try classes before paying any tuition.
  • Has an average class sizes of 18 for undergraduate and 13 for graduate-level courses.
  • Offers numerous scholarship opportunities that can help students save up to $750 per term on their tuition.
  • Tends to educate degree-seeking online and campus-based students who are adult learners with families and students who work while pursuing higher education.
Programs
  • Master of Arts Strategic Communication

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More Alabama Public Relations Specialist Training Schools

2016 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; 2014-24 State Occupational Projections, Projections Central, projectionscentral.com

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Enrolled
Montgomery
Doctorate
5,608
Auburn University
Doctorate & First Professional
24,137
Montgomery
Masters
5,138
Alexander City
Associate
2,177
Montgomery
Masters & First Professional
2,918
Gadsden
Associate
5,514
Hanceville
Associate
5,247
Montgomery
Bachelor
954
Brewton
Associate
1,257
Birmingham
Associate
7,944
Birmingham
Associate
3,320
Fairfield
Bachelor
1,210
Huntsville
Masters
1,824
Birmingham
Doctorate & First Professional
4,485
Tuscaloosa
Associate
5,323
Wadley
Associate
4,936
Mobile
Masters
1,538
Tuscaloosa
Doctorate & First Professional
25,544
Troy
Masters
28,955
Birmingham
Doctorate & First Professional
16,246
Mobile
Masters
1,541
Mobile
Doctorate
13,779

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Public Relations Specialists

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Alabama. A table below the map shows job popularity and salaries across the state.

Metro Areas Rated for Popularity for:
Public Relations Specialists

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Public Relations Specialists relative to the population of the city. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

2016 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; 2014-24 State Occupational Projections, Projections Central, projectionscentral.com

Metro Area
Jobs
Annual Median Salary
Auburn 60 $50,650
Opelika 60 $50,650
Huntsville 200 $67,230
Daphne 40 $31,830
Fairhope 40 $31,830
Foley 40 $31,830
Birmingham 590 $53,530
Hoover 590 $53,530
Florence 30 $32,120
Muscle Shoals 30 $32,120
Mobile 140 $40,270
Montgomery 350 $43,290
Tuscaloosa 100 $46,210

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