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Fast Facts for Public Relations Specialists in Pennsylvania

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Harrisburg, State College and Philadelphia
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Williamsport, Lebanon and Scranton
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Philadelphia, Pittsburgh and Harrisburg

Salaries for Public Relations Specialists in Pennsylvania

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Philadelphia, Pittsburgh and Lancaster

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More Pennsylvania 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
University Park
Doctorate
47,789
Philadelphia
Doctorate
39,296
Pittsburgh
Doctorate
28,664
Philadelphia
Doctorate
24,960
Philadelphia
Doctorate
24,232
Harrisburg
Associates
18,837
Philadelphia
Associates
18,126
West Chester
Doctorate
17,005
University Park
Doctorate
13,411
Indiana
Doctorate
12,971
Blue Bell
Associates
11,480
Media
Associates
11,457
Bethlehem
Associates
10,067
Bloomsburg
Doctorate
9,637
Pittsburgh
Doctorate
9,343
Philadelphia
Doctorate
8,415
Newtown
Associates
8,232
Schnecksville
Associates
6,620
Chester
Doctorate
6,402
Nanticoke
Associates
5,669
Youngwood
Associates
5,554
Philadelphia
Doctorate
5,197
Middletown
Doctorate
5,046
Erie
Masters
4,566
Erie
Doctorate
4,343
Abington
Bachelors
3,951
Butler
Associates
3,496
Altoona
Bachelors
3,491
Center Valley
Doctorate
3,309
Reading
Bachelors
2,888
Reading
Doctorate
2,872
Johnstown
Bachelors
2,769
Gwynedd Valley
Doctorate
2,667
Johnstown
Associates
2,655
Doylestown
Doctorate
2,376
Monaca
Associates
2,373
Reading
Masters
2,318
Selinsgrove
Bachelors
2,195
Trevose
Masters
2,177
Philadelphia
Doctorate
1,838
Waynesburg
Doctorate
1,805
Huntingdon
Masters
1,573
Greensburg
Bachelors
1,520
Scranton
Associates
1,489
Bradford
Bachelors
1,465
Washington
Masters
1,406
Media
Bachelors
1,379
Williamsport
Bachelors
1,263
York
Masters
1,066
Dunmore
Bachelors
1,019
Mont Alto
Bachelors
903
Greenville
Bachelors
894
Center Valley
Bachelors
877
Phoenixville
Masters
877
Hazleton
Bachelors
863
Schuylkill Haven
Bachelors
759
Monaca
Bachelors
726
New Kensington
Bachelors
686
Lemont Furnace
Bachelors
643
DuBois
Bachelors
608
McKeesport
Masters
550
Fort Washington
Masters
533
Lehman
Bachelors
487
Sharon
Bachelors
462
Titusville
Associates
332
Bryn Athyn
Masters
302

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Public Relations Specialists

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Pennsylvania. 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® 22.1 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
Harrisburg-Carlisle1070 $61,280
Altoona50 $53,550
Lancaster230 $51,110
Pittsburgh1930 $55,190
Reading120 $42,480
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre--Hazleton190 $57,640
State College150 $53,660
Williamsport40 $55,890
York-Hanover140 $55,440
East Stroudsburg50 $51,370
Erie120 $53,850
Gettysburg40 $42,610
Bloomsburg-Berwick190 $64,870

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