Washington Public Relations Specialists: Schools and Careers

Career Information for Public Relations Specialists in Washington

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Fast Facts for Public Relations Specialists in Washington

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Olympia, Seattle and Mount Vernon
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Spokane, Bremerton and Tacoma
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Seattle, Olympia and Tacoma

Salaries for Public Relations Specialists in Washington

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Olympia, Seattle and Kennewick

Schools for Public Relations Specialists in Washington are listed below.

Selected Public Relations Specialist Training Schools in Washington

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Liberty University provides a world-class education with a solid Christian foundation, equipping men and women with the values, knowledge, and skills essential for success in every aspect of life.

  • Programs: MS in Marketing: Public Relations, MS in Marketing: Sports Marketing and Media
  • Degrees: Master

A degree from CTU connects you to what matters most: powerful professional network, real-world professional faculty and innovative technology. Once you earn your degree you hit the ground running.

  • Programs: Bachelor of Science in Business Administration - Business Development
  • Degrees: Bachelor

Communications@Syracuse is an online Master of Science in Communications from the world-renowned S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University.

  • Programs: Master of Science in Communications
  • Degrees: Master

Learning at Full Sail University has always centered around interaction and the exchange of ideas. Our online curriculum fully embraces this philosophy.

  • Programs: Public Relations, Master of Arts (Online)
  • Degrees: Master

Designed with the needs of working adult students in mind, South University, Online Programs is built on the similar curriculum offered at South University's campus locations. As a student at South University, Online Programs you will receive the same quality instruction, variety of learning options and level of service found at the campus locations.

  • Programs: Public Relations (BS)
  • Degrees: Bachelor

Give your career a boost with an education from Southern New Hampshire University.

  • Programs: MA Communication - New Media and Marketing, MA Communication - Health Communication, MA Communication - Public Relations, more...
  • Degrees: Master
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More Washington Public Relations Specialist Training Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Antioch University Seattle Seattle Doctorate 916
Bellevue College Bellevue Bachelor 12,305
Big Bend Community College Moses Lake Associate 1,893
Cascadia Community College Bothell Associate 2,093
Central Washington University Ellensburg Masters 10,505
City University of Seattle Bellevue Masters 3,566
Clark College Vancouver Associate 9,705
Columbia Basin College Pasco Associate 6,393
Eastern Washington University Cheney Doctorate 10,686
Everett Community College Everett Associate 7,674
Gonzaga University Spokane Doctorate & First Professional 6,873
Grays Harbor College Aberdeen Associate 2,050
Green River Community College Auburn Associate 6,919
Heritage University Toppenish Masters 1,198
Highline Community College Des Moines Associate 5,859
Pacific Lutheran University Tacoma Masters 3,661
Peninsula College Port Angeles Bachelor 3,180
Pierce College at Fort Steilacoom Lakewood Associate 7,504
Pierce College at Puyallup Puyallup Associate 3,068
Seattle Community College-North Campus Seattle Associate 5,856
Seattle Community College-South Campus Seattle Bachelor 6,664
Seattle Pacific University Seattle Doctorate 3,842
Seattle University Seattle Doctorate 7,529
Shoreline Community College Shoreline Associate 5,581
Skagit Valley College Mount Vernon Associate 5,727
South Puget Sound Community College Olympia Associate 4,947
Spokane Community College Spokane Associate 6,961
Spokane Falls Community College Spokane Associate 9,623
Tacoma Community College Tacoma Associate 5,811
University of Puget Sound Tacoma Masters 2,772
University of Washington-Seattle Campus Seattle Doctorate 40,218
Walla Walla Community College Walla Walla Associate 4,600
Walla Walla University College Place Masters 1,829
Washington State University Pullman Doctorate & First Professional 24,396
Western Washington University Bellingham Masters 14,276
Whitman College Walla Walla Bachelor 1,489
Whitworth University Spokane Masters 2,607
Yakima Valley Community College Yakima Associate 4,354

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Public Relations Specialists

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Washington. 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, as of 2008. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

A Relative Popularity of 1.0 means that the city has an average number of the particular job, for its population, compared to the rest of the US. Higher numbers mean proportionally more jobs of that type.

Metro Area Jobs Salary


Bremerton 90 $56130 0.71
Silverdale 90 $56130 0.71
Bellingham 60 $52180 0.46
Mount Vernon 40 $57880 0.5
Anacortes 40 $57880 0.5
Kennewick 120 $74810 0.73
Richland 120 $74810 0.73
Olympia 570 $0 3.53
Tumwater 570 $0 3.53
Seattle 3410 $65390 1.18
Tacoma 3410 $65390 1.18
Bellevue 3410 $65390 1.18
Spokane 200 $54250 0.57
Spokane Valley 200 $54250 0.57
Walla Walla 30 $53200 0.89
Wenatchee 40 $46870 0.59
Yakima 80 $57580 0.62
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