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Fast Facts for Public Relations Specialists in Florida

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Tallahassee, Gainesville and Miami
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Sebastian, Panama City and Naples
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Tampa, Miami and Orlando

Salaries for Public Relations Specialists in Florida

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Pensacola, Tampa and Fort Lauderdale

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Programs
  • Public Relations, Master of Arts (Online)
  • Push Your Creativity To The Next Level.
  • 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
  • MS in Marketing: Public Relations
  • MHA: Public Relations
  • MS in Marketing: Sports Marketing and Media
  • Liberty University’s online programs ranked in the top 10 out of more than 2,100 colleges & universities for academic quality, affordability, and accessibility.*
  • 100% online programs at associate, bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral level.**
  • Transfer up to 90 credits into an undergraduate degree program.
  • Up to 50% of your master’s degree can be transferred in to help you get the most out of your hard work and maximize the credit you previously earned.
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
  • B.A. in Advertising and Public Relations with an Emphasis in Advertising Design
  • B.A. in Communications
  • B.S. in Marketing
  • Do you have entrepreneurial visions to advance your career in the business world? Learn about the options available at GCU.
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  • Pursue a next-generation education with an online program or join Grand Canyon University's vibrant and growing campus community in beautiful Phoenix, Arizona.
Programs
  • B.A. in Applied Communications

National Louis University is one of the oldest and most progressive universities in Chicago. We offer more than 60 undergraduate and graduate degree programs through two colleges: the National College of Education and the College of Professional Studies and Advancement.

Programs
  • Bachelors in Communication
  • Bachelors in Marketing
  • The first and only 100% online, fully accredited public university in the United States
  • No set class times or locations
  • Affordable tuition, guaranteed not to increase as long as you are enrolled
  • Accelerated eight-week terms
  • Classes start every month
Programs
  • A.S. in Marketing
  • B.S. in Marketing
  • Ranked among the Best Online Bachelor’s Programs by U.S. News and World Report in 2015.
  • Founded in 1890, it has a campus in Waterbury, CT and offers online degree program in eight-week modules, six times a year.
  • About 800 students are enrolled at the main campus, and about half of them commute.
  • Online courses help make it possible for students to earn a bachelor’s degree in as little as 24 months and a master’s degree in 12-18 months.
Programs
  • BA/Public Relations and Marketing
  • BA/Sports and Recreation Management
  • Provides an exclusive Ashford Mobile app to keep students connected to the online classroom on the go.
  • Offers a business program in partnership and collaboration with Forbes magazine.
  • Offers several credit transfer and previous experience options for students who qualify.
  • Dedicated to fostering intellectual and personal growth since 1918.
  • Offers associate’s, bachelor’s, and master’s degree programs in business, health, education, and more.
Programs
  • Digital Filmmaking & Video Production (BS)
  • Alumni have appeared in reality competition shows such as Top Chef and Project Runway.
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  • Offers programs in design, media arts, fashion, and culinary
  • Program Coordinators focus on improving program content and ensure that students have the resources they need
  • Over 50 locations nationwide

More Florida 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
Miami
Doctorate
8,733
Clearwater
Masters
594
Saint Petersburg
Bachelor
2,544
Jacksonville
Bachelor
811
Daytona Beach
Masters
4,978
Saint Augustine
Bachelor
2,537
Tallahassee
Masters & First Professional
11,562
Boca Raton
Doctorate
26,193
Melbourne
Doctorate
5,118
Miami Gardens
Masters
1,750
Lakeland
Masters
2,295
Tallahassee
Doctorate & First Professional
40,555
Fort Lauderdale
Doctorate & First Professional
27,518
West Palm Beach
Doctorate
3,291
Lake Worth
Associate
22,881
Saint Leo
Masters
13,788
Miami Gardens
Doctorate & First Professional
2,407
Lakeland
Masters
3,069
DeLand
Masters & First Professional
3,721
Tallahassee
Associate
13,776
Tampa
Masters
5,628
Trinity
Bachelor
185
Davie
Masters
338
Orlando
Doctorate
48,398
Gainesville
Doctorate & First Professional
51,725
Coral Gables
Doctorate
15,449
Tampa
Doctorate & First Professional
44,870
Lake Wales
Masters
1,181
Babson Park
Masters
601

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Public Relations Specialists

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Florida. 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
Jacksonville 930 $51,770
Cape Coral 260 $46,490
Fort Myers 260 $46,490
Crestview 100 $52,600
Fort Walton Beach 100 $52,600
Destin 100 $52,600
Deltona 170 $52,410
Daytona Beach 170 $52,410
Ormond Beach 170 $52,410
Gainesville 250 $57,210
Lakeland 140 $48,100
Winter Haven 140 $48,100
Miami 3660 $57,390
Fort Lauderdale 3660 $57,390
West Palm Beach 3660 $57,390
Naples 160 $56,170
Immokalee 160 $56,170
Marco Island 160 $56,170
North Port 200 $49,970
Sarasota 200 $49,970
Bradenton 200 $49,970
Ocala 80 $32,170
Orlando 1790 $53,310
Kissimmee 1790 $53,310
Sanford 1790 $53,310
Palm Bay 360 $62,220
Melbourne 360 $62,220
Titusville 360 $62,220
Panama City 70 $42,490
Pensacola 150 $50,380
Ferry Pass 150 $50,380
Brent 150 $50,380
Port St. Lucie 150 $51,330
Sebastian 30 $67,170
Vero Beach 30 $67,170
Tallahassee 680 $58,760
Tampa 1660 $53,530
St. Petersburg 1660 $53,530
Clearwater 1660 $53,530

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