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Fast Facts for Public Relations Managers in Illinois

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: and Bloomington
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: and Peoria
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: and Chicago

Salaries for Public Relations Managers in Illinois

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: and Chicago

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  • BA in Communication/Public Relations and Advertising
  • BA in Communication
  • BA in Communication/Media Studies

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  • MS in Marketing: Public Relations
  • MHA: Public Relations
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  • Associate of Applied Science in Office Administration
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  • Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership - Organizational Communication
  • Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies
  • Bachelor of Science in Professional Studies - Communication Studies
  • Recognized as a Top 20 Best Online Bachelor’s Program by U.S. News & World Report in 2016.
  • Online, campus-based, and evening courses offered in 95 areas of study, including Business, Nursing, Psychology, & more.
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  • Features small class sizes, with a student-to-faculty ratio of 23 to 1.
  • 88% of Regent University students receive financial aid, with $18 million awarded in institutional scholarships & aid each year.
Programs
  • Public Relations, Master of Arts (Online)
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  • 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.
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  • Graduate Certificate in Multimedia Development

GW's Graduate School of Education and Human Development offers online Graduate Education Master’s programs that prepare leaders like you for research, policy, and practice in the fields of teaching, leadership and administration and education technology.

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  • Fashion & Retail Marketing (AS)
  • Marketing & Entertainment Management (BS)
  • Online and ground-based program areas include Fashion Marketing and Management and more.
  • Students can study branding, event management, and public relations to help them prepare for a marketing career
  • Course topics include Fundamentals of Business, Brand Strategy, Project Management, and Principles of Market Research
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  • Associate of Arts in Marketing

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More Illinois Public Relations Manager Training Schools

2016 Occupational Employment Statistics, Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, BLS.gov

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Enrolled
Aurora
Doctorate
3,946
Carlinville
Bachelor
617
Peoria
Doctorate
6,053
River Forest
Doctorate
4,126
Chicago
Doctorate & First Professional
23,401
River Forest
Masters
3,338
Elmhurst
Masters
3,184
Eureka
Bachelor
672
University Park
Doctorate
5,692
Greenville
Masters
1,528
Chicago
Doctorate & First Professional
7,277
Normal
Doctorate
20,274
Bloomington
Bachelor
2,094
Carterville
Associate
7,559
Elgin
Masters
1,236
Centralia
Associate
5,041
Lake Forest
Masters
1,456
Romeoville
Doctorate
5,347
Springfield
Associate
6,655
Chicago
Doctorate & First Professional
15,545
Lebanon
Masters
3,312
Decatur
Masters
2,376
Monmouth
Bachelor
1,343
Palos Hills
Associate
15,859
Naperville
Masters
2,559
Chicago
Masters
12,814
Dekalb
Doctorate & First Professional
25,254
Evanston
Doctorate & First Professional
19,005
Bourbonnais
Doctorate
4,636
Quincy
Masters
1,323
Ina
Associate
4,821
Decatur
Associate
3,274
Rockford
Associate
7,923
Chicago
Doctorate
7,163
Chicago
Masters
5,675
Harrisburg
Associate
2,606
Carbondale
Doctorate & First Professional
20,983
Springfield
Associate
608
Palos Heights
Bachelor
1,367
Deerfield
Doctorate & First Professional
2,783
Chicago
Doctorate & First Professional
14,538
Chicago
Doctorate & First Professional
25,747
Springfield
Doctorate
4,855
Champaign
Doctorate & First Professional
42,326
Macomb
Doctorate
13,331
Wheaton
Doctorate
2,895

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Public Relations Managers

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

Metro Areas Rated for Popularity for:
Public Relations Managers

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

2016 Occupational Employment Statistics, Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, BLS.gov

Metro Area
Jobs
Annual Median Salary
Champaign-Urbana 60 $88,150
Bloomington 140 $112,220
Peoria 110 $109,610
Springfield 120 $87,530

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