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Fast Facts for Public Relations Specialists in Texas

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Austin, College Station and Waco
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Wichita Falls, Texarkana and McAllen
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Dallas, Houston and Austin

Salaries for Public Relations Specialists in Texas

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Texarkana, College Station and Houston

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Programs
  • Public Relations, Master of Arts (Online)
  • Degrees include Media Communications (BS), New Media Journalism (MA), and Creative Writing for Entertainment (BFA)
  • Students learn skills necessary for a career in communications like marketing strategy, multimedia reporting, storytelling, and more
  • Courses designed to teach students how to get consumer’s attention with effective communication strategies across multiple platforms
  • Students work with industry-standard tools and technologies, allowing them to gain real-world experience
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
  • Digital Filmmaking & Video Production (BS)
  • Alumni have appeared in reality competition shows such as Top Chef and Project Runway.
  • Dedicated career services team that helps students tap opportunities in a marketplace driven by ideas
  • 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
Programs
  • Graphic Arts - Information Design (BS)
  • Students are issued a new laptop at the beginning of their programs.
  • All online services and study materials are available 24/7, with faculty available five days a week.
  • All programs available online, with the MBA program offered on campus in Salt Lake City.
  • Accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC), with programmatic accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC).
  • Approved by the Better Business Bureau (BBB) since 2010.

Our family of non-profit colleges admits students of any race, color, and national or ethnic origin.

Programs
  • Master of Arts Strategic Communication

Change the World with American University

Be a part of something bigger than yourself. At American University, we strive to help you develop your professional interests and indulge in your passion for making a difference. Our online degree programs allow you to gain the advanced skills for active leadership in a variety of fields.

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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.

Programs
  • BS in Business Administration - New Media/Internet Marketing
Kaplan University
  • 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.

More Texas 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
Abilene
Doctorate
4,675
Alvin
Associate
4,169
Amarillo
Associate
10,387
Lufkin
Associate
4,677
San Angelo
Masters
6,239
Sherman
Masters
1,339
Austin
Associate
33,508
Waco
Doctorate & First Professional
14,174
Brenham
Associate
14,589
Farmers Branch
Associate
11,059
Lancaster
Associate
4,834
Killeen
Associate
21,532
Cisco
Associate
3,365
Clarendon
Associate
1,126
Beeville
Associate
3,196
Plano
Associate
20,143
Texas City
Associate
3,521
Austin
Masters
1,832
Dallas
Doctorate
5,244
Dallas
Bachelor
358
Corpus Christi
Associate
11,167
Marshall
Bachelor
1,308
Mesquite
Associate
10,653
Dallas
Associate
6,680
El Paso
Associate
25,023
Borger
Associate
1,356
Abilene
Doctorate
2,435
Hillsboro
Associate
3,556
Houston
Masters
2,339
Houston
Associate
43,518
Big Spring
Associate
3,329
Brownwood
Masters
1,386
Kilgore
Associate
5,150
Orange
Associate
2,005
Port Arthur
Associate
2,325
The Woodlands
Associate
39,756
Waco
Associate
8,079
Abilene
Bachelor
1,462
Midland
Bachelor
5,739
Wichita Falls
Masters
6,027
Dallas
Associate
7,009
Corsicana
Associate
7,560
Irving
Associate
9,835
San Antonio
Associate
10,329
San Antonio
Doctorate
2,608
San Antonio
Associate
7,662
Carthage
Associate
1,891
Paris
Associate
4,343
Dallas
Bachelor
567
Prairie View
Doctorate
8,382
Dallas
Associate
15,311
Austin
Masters
5,317
Huntsville
Doctorate
16,496
San Antonio
Associate
19,819
Pasadena
Associate
23,805
Kerrville
Masters
971
Levelland
Associate
6,602
McAllen
Bachelor
19,827
Dallas
Doctorate & First Professional
10,829
Big Spring
Associate
119
Keene
Masters
890
Waxahachie
Masters
1,834
Georgetown
Bachelor
1,294
San Antonio
Doctorate & First Professional
3,920
Nacogdoches
Doctorate
11,607
Alpine
Masters
2,717
Stephenville
Doctorate
9,460
Fort Worth
Associate
37,948
Temple
Associate
4,787
Texarkana
Associate
4,439
Laredo
Doctorate
5,179
College Station
Doctorate
46,542
Commerce
Doctorate
8,813
Corpus Christi
Doctorate
8,563
Kingsville
Doctorate
6,567
Texarkana
Masters
1,656
Fort Worth
Masters
8,668
Seguin
Bachelor
1,375
Houston
Doctorate
9,540
San Marcos
Doctorate
28,121
Lubbock
Doctorate & First Professional
28,260
Arlington
Doctorate
24,889
Austin
Doctorate
50,170
Brownsville
Doctorate
17,215
Richardson
Doctorate
14,556
El Paso
Doctorate
20,154
San Antonio
Doctorate
28,533
Odessa
Masters
3,559
Edinburg
Doctorate
17,435
San Antonio
Masters
2,686
Tyler
Associate
8,217
Houston
Doctorate & First Professional
34,663
Houston
Doctorate
7,522
Houston
Masters
11,793
Victoria
Masters
2,784
Belton
Doctorate
2,651
Denton
Doctorate
34,710
Houston
Doctorate & First Professional
3,273
San Antonio
Doctorate & First Professional
5,752
Vernon
Associate
2,808
Plainview
Masters
5,899
Canyon
Doctorate
7,502
Wharton
Associate
5,892

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Public Relations Specialists

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Texas. 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
Victoria 50 $48,650
Waco 190 $42,630
Wichita Falls 50 $44,320
Austin 4210 $59,330
Round Rock 4210 $59,330
Abilene 150 $44,370
Amarillo 240 $48,430
Beaumont 200 $45,200
Port Arthur 200 $45,200
Brownsville 240 $36,110
Harlingen 240 $36,110
College Station 280 $55,380
Bryan 280 $55,380
Corpus Christi 300 $48,530
Dallas 8220 $59,570
Fort Worth 8220 $59,570
Arlington 8220 $59,570
El Paso 440 $48,980
Houston 6290 $57,190
The Woodlands 6290 $57,190
Sugar Land 6290 $57,190
San Angelo 60 $51,180
San Antonio 2370 $56,910
New Braunfels 2370 $56,910
Laredo 130 $44,570
Longview 120 $41,100
Lubbock 180 $44,680
McAllen 370 $35,220
Edinburg 370 $35,220
Mission 370 $35,220
Midland 150 $53,450
Killeen 210 $52,660
Temple 210 $52,660
Odessa 60 $42,500
Sherman 70 $56,130
Denison 70 $56,130
Tyler 160 $40,380

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