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Fast Facts for Public Relations Specialists in Florida

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Tallahassee, Gainesville and Miami
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Sebastian, Panama City and Naples
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Tampa, Miami and Orlando

Salaries for Public Relations Specialists in Florida

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Pensacola, Tampa and Fort Lauderdale

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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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  • Graduate Certificate in Multimedia Development

The George Washington University (GW) was founded in 1821 and is located in Washington, D.C., the heart of international law, health care and business. Our location and close relationships with prominent health care agencies and their officials distinguish the opportunities we provide our students.

Programs
  • Master of Arts in Strategic Communication - Advocacy and Social Impact Concentration

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.

 

American University is a private, college-centered research university located in the nation’s capital. It was chartered by the United States Congress in 1893 to build public service, and is now home to a prestigious faculty, guest speakers and visiting world leaders who are influential practitioners and prominent thought leaders.

Programs
  • B.A. in Advertising and Public Relations with an Emphasis in Advertising Design
  • B.A. in Communications
  • B.S. in Marketing
  • There's still time to apply to Grand Canyon University and pursue your education. Learn more today!
  • Study on your schedule - GCU offers many programs 100% online to fit your busy lifestyle.
  • GCU offers a variety of opportunities to reduce the cost of furthering your education. Campus students may qualify for scholarships, while online students can take part in limited special offers.
  • A regionally accredited university, GCU also holds specialized accreditations and approvals for some of our core program offerings.
  • Degrees in business, education, nursing, humanities and social sciences, theology and more. Find the degree that fits you.
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  • 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 Science in Communication
  • Graduate Certificate in Strategic Communication Management

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.

Programs
  • BA/Public Relations and Marketing
  • BA/Sports and Recreation Management
  • Provides an exclusive Ashford Mobile app to keep students connected to the online classroom on the go.
  • Offers a business program in partnership and collaboration with Forbes magazine.
  • Offers several credit transfer and previous experience options for students who qualify.
  • Dedicated to fostering intellectual and personal growth since 1918.
  • Offers associate’s, bachelor’s, and master’s degree programs in business, health, education, and more.
Programs
  • BS in Business Administration - New Media/Internet Marketing

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  • Recording Arts
  • General education classes are not required for graduation, allowing students to focus on core curriculum.
  • Offers 2 focused degree programs: Film & Video Production and Audio Engineering & Music Production.
  • Graduates are employed in the audio and visual industry at CBS Radio, Disney, Universal Studios, and Clear Channel Communications.
  • Accredited by the Accrediting Council for Continuing Education & Training (ACCET).
  • Campus is located in Orlando, Florida
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Orlando
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  • Associate of Science in Graphic Arts and Design

Since 1977, Keiser University has maintained a practical, hands-on approach to career education to help our students achieve their personal and professional goals.  Our student-centered approach remains at the foundation of the Keiser University mission and continues to attract students who prefer a more personal learning experience. 

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More Florida 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
Miami
Doctorate
8,733
Clearwater
Masters
594
Saint Petersburg
Bachelor
2,544
Jacksonville
Bachelor
811
Daytona Beach
Masters
4,978
Saint Augustine
Bachelor
2,537
Tallahassee
Masters & First Professional
11,562
Boca Raton
Doctorate
26,193
Melbourne
Doctorate
5,118
Miami Gardens
Masters
1,750
Lakeland
Masters
2,295
Tallahassee
Doctorate & First Professional
40,555
Fort Lauderdale
Doctorate & First Professional
27,518
West Palm Beach
Doctorate
3,291
Lake Worth
Associate
22,881
Saint Leo
Masters
13,788
Miami Gardens
Doctorate & First Professional
2,407
Lakeland
Masters
3,069
DeLand
Masters & First Professional
3,721
Tallahassee
Associate
13,776
Tampa
Masters
5,628
Trinity
Bachelor
185
Davie
Masters
338
Orlando
Doctorate
48,398
Gainesville
Doctorate & First Professional
51,725
Coral Gables
Doctorate
15,449
Tampa
Doctorate & First Professional
44,870
Lake Wales
Masters
1,181
Babson Park
Masters
601

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Public Relations Specialists

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Florida. 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
Jacksonville 930 $53,890
Cape Coral-Fort Myers 260 $49,790
Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin 100 $55,200
Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach 170 $59,260
Gainesville 250 $59,840
Lakeland-Winter Haven 140 $53,830
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach 3660 $60,090
Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island 160 $57,560
North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton 200 $52,950
Ocala 80 $38,460
Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford 1790 $59,790
Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville 360 $69,530
Panama City 70 $48,770
Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent 150 $54,650
Port St. Lucie 150 $53,790
Sebastian-Vero Beach 30 $61,970
Tallahassee 680 $81,700
Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater 1660 $60,020

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