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Fast Facts for Public Relations Specialists in Massachusetts

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Boston, Barnstable and Pittsfield
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Brockton, Lawrence and Lowell
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Boston, Springfield and Worcester

Salaries for Public Relations Specialists in Massachusetts

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Haverhill, Lowell and Brockton

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Programs
  • Public Relations, Master of Arts (Online)
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Programs
  • Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership - Organizational Communication
  • Master of Arts in Communication - Strategic Communication
  • Bachelor of Arts in English - Communication
  • Let Regent Lead The Way
  • No matter your passion, you'll find your place at Regent! Choose from more than 95 areas of study in the subject areas employers demand.
Programs
  • BA Communication - Professional Writing
  • MA Communication - New Media and Marketing
  • BA Communications - New Media
Give your career a boost with an education from Southern New Hampshire University. We offer certificates, bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees in over 100 programs in a wide variety of subjects.
Programs
  • Communication, AAS
  • Features a 100% student-operated internet radio station called The Pulse.
  • Offers on-campus housing options for students.
  • Accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc. (NEASC), with programmatic accreditation from numerous organizations, including the Commission on Dental Accreditation (CDA) and Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP).
  • 2 campuses located in Hartford and Southington, Connecticut, with online options as well.
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Southington
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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
  • 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
  • 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

New England Institute of Technology is a private, non-profit, co-educational technical university offering over 50 Associate in Science, Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degree programs. As a leader in technical career education in southern New England, New England Institute of Technology (also known as New England Tech or NEIT) is committed to providing hands-on technological programs that prepare graduates for positions of leadership in the technical, industrial, business, and allied health communities. Most of our associate degree programs can be completed in as little as 18 months, and bachelor’s degree programs in as little as three years. Last year, over 3,000 students chose New England Tech for the hands-on laboratory and classroom training that provides the necessary skills to begin their technical careers.

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Warwick
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Programs
  • Master of Arts Strategic Communication

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At American University, our smart, passionate and engaged students and faculty focus their knowledge to create meaningful change. Our strengths in international service and public affairs inspire our sense of social responsibility and a dedication to cultural and intellectual diversity. We're defined by our global perspective, practical idealism and a dedication to public service.

More Massachusetts 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
Springfield
Doctorate
2,678
Worcester
Masters
2,872
South Lancaster
Masters
562
Longmeadow
Masters
1,603
Waltham
Doctorate
5,636
Pittsfield
Associate
2,267
Chestnut Hill
Doctorate & First Professional
14,621
Boston
Doctorate & First Professional
32,053
Bridgewater
Masters
9,934
Fall River
Associate
7,388
Boston
Associate
8,806
Cambridge
Doctorate
5,355
Worcester
Doctorate
3,210
Milton
Masters
3,182
Franklin
Bachelor
1,302
Quincy
Masters
1,075
Boston
Doctorate
4,380
Boston
Masters
2,467
Fitchburg
Masters
6,692
Wenham
Masters
1,648
Greenfield
Associate
2,236
Amherst
Bachelor
1,431
Cambridge
Doctorate
25,690
Newton
Masters
1,403
Cambridge
Doctorate
10,220
North Andover
Masters
2,098
Newton
Bachelor
1,429
Gardner
Associate
4,147
Brookline
Bachelor
1,202
Dudley
Masters
1,477
Boston
Doctorate & First Professional
24,434
Haverhill
Associate
6,526
Chestnut Hill
Masters
472
Weston
Doctorate
1,511
Roxbury Crossing
Associate
2,398
Boston
Doctorate
4,733
Springfield
Associate
6,074
Easton
Bachelor
2,450
Boston
Doctorate
9,103
Amherst
Doctorate
25,873
Boston
Doctorate
13,433
Lowell
Doctorate
11,635
Springfield
Doctorate
3,657
Westfield
Masters
5,392
Worcester
Masters
5,358

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Public Relations Specialists

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Massachusetts. 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
Barnstable Town 120 $64,930
Leominster 40 $53,320
Gardner 40 $53,320
New Bedford 60 $49,920
Pittsfield 40 $48,170

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