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Fast Facts for Public Relations Specialists in California

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: San Francisco, Santa Cruz and Sacramento
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Visalia, Riverside and Modesto
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: San Francisco, Santa Ana and San Diego

Salaries for Public Relations Specialists in California

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Oxnard, San Jose and Sacramento

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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
  • 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
  • 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.

Programs
  • 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
  • Over 50 locations nationwide, with a student support team dedicated to helping students grow
  • Join our next Open House on 10/21 (10/28 @ select locations)!
Programs
  • Master of Science in Communication
  • Graduate Certificate in Strategic Communication Management
  • Recognized for academic excellence, meaningful research & graduate achievement
  • Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission w/ programmatic accreditations
  • More than 200 majors with a beautiful campus location in Indiana
  • Top 5 public university in the U.S according to the Wall Street Journal
  • Has a helpful Academic Success Center to help students reach their potential
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
  • Master of Arts in Strategic Communication - Advocacy and Social Impact Concentration
  • AU challenges students to combine serious study with real-world experience
  • 8 schools & 150+ programs including bachelor’s, master’s & doctoral degrees
  • MSA accredited with multiple accreditations per program, located in Wash. D.C.
  • Ranked #74 in “Best National Universities” by US News and World Report
  • Multiple financial aid options for eligible students in need
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
  • Graphic Arts (AAS)
  • Graphic Arts (BS)
  • Graphic Arts - Information Design (BS)

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  • Internet Marketing Certificate
Benedictine University offers a liberal arts and professional education guided by Roman Catholic tradition. We prepare our students for a lifetime of leadership and responsible citizenry.

More California Public Relations Specialist Training Schools

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

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Enrolled
Santa Maria
Associate
13,176
San Diego
Doctorate
3,704
Sacramento
Associate
33,821
Lancaster
Associate
13,312
Azusa
Doctorate
8,084
Bakersfield
Associate
17,405
Barstow
Associate
2,906
Berkeley
Associate
5,287
Scotts Valley
Masters
537
La Mirada
Doctorate & First Professional
5,830
Aptos
Associate
15,114
Riverside
Masters
3,775
Pomona
Masters
21,477
Bakersfield
Masters
7,700
Camarillo
Masters
3,599
Chico
Masters
17,034
Carson
Masters
12,082
Hayward
Masters
13,124
Fresno
Doctorate
22,383
Fullerton
Doctorate
37,130
Los Angeles
Doctorate
21,051
Northridge
Doctorate
35,446
Sacramento
Doctorate
28,829
San Bernardino
Doctorate
17,066
San Marcos
Masters
9,159
Turlock
Doctorate
8,836
Norwalk
Associate
22,273
Ridgecrest
Associate
4,577
Hayward
Associate
13,229
Orange
Doctorate
6,022
Glendora
Associate
11,467
San Francisco
Associate
46,411
Claremont
Bachelor
1,135
Alameda
Associate
5,979
Kentfield
Associate
6,476
San Mateo
Associate
10,516
Palm Desert
Associate
8,597
Eureka
Associate
6,025
Visalia
Associate
11,697
Sonora
Associate
2,734
Irvine
Masters
2,392
Joshua Tree
Associate
1,673
Sacramento
Associate
12,967
El Cajon
Associate
9,358
Cypress
Associate
13,592
Cupertino
Associate
24,115
Pleasant Hill
Associate
19,768
San Rafael
Masters
2,125
West Covina
Associate
672
Quincy
Associate
1,688
Folsom
Associate
8,193
Fresno
Masters
2,391
Fullerton
Associate
20,719
Gilroy
Associate
6,049
Glendale
Associate
16,827
Huntington Beach
Associate
13,354
El Cajon
Associate
17,359
Oakland
Masters
1,114
South Lake Tahoe
Associate
2,576
Livermore
Associate
8,024
Long Beach
Associate
25,536
Los Angeles
Associate
17,204
Wilmington
Associate
8,850
Sylmar
Associate
8,493
Woodland Hills
Associate
19,526
Los Angeles
Associate
6,095
Pittsburg
Associate
8,360
Los Angeles
Doctorate & First Professional
8,977
Ukiah
Associate
4,347
Merced
Associate
10,890
Oakland
Associate
6,944
Oceanside
Associate
10,682
Santa Clara
Associate
8,832
Monterey
Associate
9,238
Moorpark
Associate
14,495
Los Angeles
Doctorate
2,366
Walnut
Associate
29,842
Napa
Associate
7,169
Belmont
Masters
1,491
Fremont
Associate
11,083
Costa Mesa
Associate
24,424
Oxnard
Associate
6,803
Los Angeles
Doctorate
213
Angwin
Masters
1,363
Blythe
Associate
3,831
San Marcos
Associate
27,222
Pasadena
Associate
26,672
Malibu
Doctorate & First Professional
7,582
San Diego
Masters
3,480
Porterville
Associate
3,773
Reedley
Associate
12,158
Riverside
Associate
30,961
Sacramento
Associate
24,596
Mission Viejo
Associate
18,371
Moraga
Doctorate
3,801
El Cajon
Bachelor
489
San Diego
Associate
17,013
San Diego
Associate
21,437
San Diego
Doctorate
35,695
San Francisco
Doctorate
30,125
Stockton
Associate
18,668
San Jose
Associate
9,805
San Jose
Masters
31,906
Santa Barbara
Associate
21,632
Santa Clara
Doctorate & First Professional
8,685
Santa Rosa
Associate
25,626
Redding
Associate
9,102
Rocklin
Associate
18,859
Redding
Masters
1,076
Fairfield
Associate
11,163
Rohnert Park
Masters
8,770
Stanford
Doctorate & First Professional
19,782
Taft
Associate
9,328
Santa Clarita
Doctorate & First Professional
1,511
Davis
Doctorate & First Professional
29,796
La Jolla
Doctorate & First Professional
27,020
Santa Barbara
Doctorate
21,410
Santa Cruz
Doctorate
15,825
La Verne
Doctorate & First Professional
7,370
San Diego
Doctorate
7,504
San Francisco
Doctorate & First Professional
8,714
Los Angeles
Doctorate & First Professional
33,408
Stockton
Doctorate
6,235
Costa Mesa
Masters
2,254
Ventura
Associate
12,603
Victorville
Associate
10,149
Culver City
Associate
9,975
Saratoga
Associate
11,210
Santa Barbara
Bachelor
1,337

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Public Relations Specialists

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for California. 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, Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, BLS.gov

Metro Area
Jobs
Annual Median Salary
Bakersfield 150 $65,560
Chico 50 $56,000
El Centro 40 $46,260
Fresno 270 $51,330
Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade 1680 $75,300
Salinas 120 $70,600
San Diego-Carlsbad 2020 $69,570
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim 9340 $73,980
Merced 30 $64,710
Modesto 70 $50,240
Napa 100 $
Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura 450 $
Redding 60 $51,900
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario 910 $59,480
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward 6150 $88,290
Stockton-Lodi 100 $51,020
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara 1970 $95,700
Vallejo-Fairfield 90 $68,750
Visalia-Porterville 70 $46,720
Yuba City 30 $75,280
San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles-Arroyo Grande 120 $51,390
Santa Cruz-Watsonville 90 $60,610
Santa Maria-Santa Barbara 190 $66,820
Santa Rosa 190 $60,430

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