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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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More California Public Relations Specialist Training Schools

Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Enrolled
Los Angeles
Doctorate
43,871
Sacramento
Associates
30,519
Walnut
Associates
29,446
Long Beach
Associates
24,704
San Marcos
Associates
23,923
San Diego
Bachelors
23,560
Bakersfield
Bachelors
22,710
Sacramento
Associates
22,042
Costa Mesa
Associates
21,731
San Francisco
Associates
21,189
Norwalk
Associates
20,979
Mission Viejo
Associates
19,646
Riverside
Associates
19,644
Pleasant Hill
Associates
19,419
El Cajon
Associates
18,498
Stockton
Associates
18,102
Rocklin
Associates
17,833
Los Angeles
Associates
17,661
La Jolla
Masters
17,192
Cypress
Associates
15,941
Glendale
Associates
15,178
Oceanside
Associates
14,801
Lancaster
Bachelors
14,105
Sacramento
Associates
14,010
Moorpark
Associates
14,010
Hayward
Associates
13,742
Ventura
Associates
12,851
Glendora
Associates
12,753
Culver City
Bachelors
12,422
Santa Maria
Associates
12,012
Aptos
Associates
11,978
Visalia
Associates
11,959
Victorville
Associates
11,789
Palm Desert
Associates
10,792
Merced
Associates
10,750
Fountain Valley
Associates
10,706
Sylmar
Associates
10,436
Reedley
Associates
10,052
Azusa
Doctorate
10,020
Norco
Associates
9,831
Fremont
Associates
9,814
El Cajon
Associates
9,738
Wilmington
Associates
9,400
Los Angeles
Doctorate
9,330
Redding
Bachelors
9,289
Moreno Valley
Associates
9,202
Riverside
Doctorate
9,157
Livermore
Associates
9,049
San Mateo
Associates
9,048
Pittsburg
Associates
8,728
Orange
Doctorate
8,542
Folsom
Associates
8,499
Santa Clara
Doctorate
8,422
Saratoga
Associates
8,263
San Jose
Associates
8,121
Santa Clara
Associates
7,868
Monterey
Associates
7,815
Compton
Associates
7,492
Irvine
Doctorate
7,331
Berkeley
Associates
6,811
Oakland
Associates
6,783
Los Angeles
Associates
6,655
San Pablo
Associates
6,340
Napa
Associates
6,148
La Mirada
Doctorate
6,095
Taft
Associates
6,025
Gilroy
Associates
5,847
Kentfield
Associates
5,621
Ridgecrest
Associates
5,136
Redlands
Doctorate
5,071
Eureka
Associates
4,804
Pomona
Masters
4,636
Porterville
Associates
4,259
Ukiah
Associates
4,238
San Diego
Masters
4,098
Moraga
Doctorate
3,908
Barstow
Associates
3,285
Sonora
Associates
2,420
Weed
Associates
2,316
South Lake Tahoe
Associates
2,052
Quincy
Bachelors
1,973
San Rafael
Masters
1,835
Joshua Tree
Associates
1,630
Angwin
Masters
1,438
Oakland
Masters
866
Ontario
Doctorate
495
Los Angeles
Doctorate
475
Orange
Doctorate
472
Alameda
Doctorate
304
San Diego
Doctorate
297
Los Angeles
Doctorate
126

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.

2017 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2016-26 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; O*NET® 23.1 Database, O*NET OnLine, National Center for O*NET Development, Employment & Training Administration, U.S. Department of Labor, onetonline.org

Metro Area
Jobs
Annual Median Salary
Bakersfield160 $75,390
Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade1860 $77,920
Salinas110 $73,430
San Diego-Carlsbad2090 $66,240
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim10130 $69,740
MercedN/A N/A
Modesto80 $53,350
Napa80 $73,370
Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura600 N/A
Redding50 $48,460
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario1070 $61,380
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward6500 $88,010
Stockton-Lodi100 $50,790
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara2330 $86,140
Vallejo-Fairfield70 $71,640
Visalia-Porterville90 $47,180
Yuba City30 $72,000
San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles-Arroyo Grande200 $55,360
Santa Cruz-Watsonville90 $59,540
Santa Maria-Santa Barbara190 $66,770
Santa Rosa230 $54,880
Chico50 $58,190
El CentroN/A N/A
Fresno290 $54,310

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