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Fast Facts for Public Relations Specialists in Texas

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Austin, College Station and Waco
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Wichita Falls, Texarkana and McAllen
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Dallas, Houston and Austin

Salaries for Public Relations Specialists in Texas

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Texarkana, College Station and Houston

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Programs
  • Public Relations, Master of Arts (Online)
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  • BA in Communication
  • BA in Communication/Media Studies
  • BA in Communication/Public Relations and Advertising

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  • Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies
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  • Master of Arts in Communication - Political Communication
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  • Master of Science in Communication
  • Graduate Certificate in Strategic Communication Management
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Programs
  • Fashion & Retail Marketing (AS)
  • Marketing & Entertainment Management (BS)
  • Online and ground-based program areas include Fashion Marketing and Management and more.
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  • B.A. in Advertising and Public Relations with an Emphasis in Advertising Design
  • B.A. in Communications
  • B.S. in Marketing
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  • A.S. in Marketing
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More Texas 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
Abilene
Doctorate
4,675
Alvin
Associate
4,169
Amarillo
Associate
10,387
Lufkin
Associate
4,677
San Angelo
Masters
6,239
Sherman
Masters
1,339
Austin
Associate
33,508
Waco
Doctorate & First Professional
14,174
Brenham
Associate
14,589
Farmers Branch
Associate
11,059
Lancaster
Associate
4,834
Killeen
Associate
21,532
Cisco
Associate
3,365
Clarendon
Associate
1,126
Beeville
Associate
3,196
Plano
Associate
20,143
Texas City
Associate
3,521
Austin
Masters
1,832
Dallas
Doctorate
5,244
Dallas
Bachelor
358
Corpus Christi
Associate
11,167
Marshall
Bachelor
1,308
Mesquite
Associate
10,653
Dallas
Associate
6,680
El Paso
Associate
25,023
Borger
Associate
1,356
Abilene
Doctorate
2,435
Hillsboro
Associate
3,556
Houston
Masters
2,339
Houston
Associate
43,518
Big Spring
Associate
3,329
Brownwood
Masters
1,386
Kilgore
Associate
5,150
Orange
Associate
2,005
Port Arthur
Associate
2,325
The Woodlands
Associate
39,756
Waco
Associate
8,079
Abilene
Bachelor
1,462
Midland
Bachelor
5,739
Wichita Falls
Masters
6,027
Dallas
Associate
7,009
Corsicana
Associate
7,560
Irving
Associate
9,835
San Antonio
Associate
10,329
San Antonio
Doctorate
2,608
San Antonio
Associate
7,662
Carthage
Associate
1,891
Paris
Associate
4,343
Dallas
Bachelor
567
Prairie View
Doctorate
8,382
Dallas
Associate
15,311
Austin
Masters
5,317
Huntsville
Doctorate
16,496
San Antonio
Associate
19,819
Pasadena
Associate
23,805
Kerrville
Masters
971
Levelland
Associate
6,602
McAllen
Bachelor
19,827
Dallas
Doctorate & First Professional
10,829
Big Spring
Associate
119
Keene
Masters
890
Waxahachie
Masters
1,834
Georgetown
Bachelor
1,294
San Antonio
Doctorate & First Professional
3,920
Nacogdoches
Doctorate
11,607
Alpine
Masters
2,717
Stephenville
Doctorate
9,460
Fort Worth
Associate
37,948
Temple
Associate
4,787
Texarkana
Associate
4,439
Laredo
Doctorate
5,179
College Station
Doctorate
46,542
Commerce
Doctorate
8,813
Corpus Christi
Doctorate
8,563
Kingsville
Doctorate
6,567
Texarkana
Masters
1,656
Fort Worth
Masters
8,668
Seguin
Bachelor
1,375
Houston
Doctorate
9,540
San Marcos
Doctorate
28,121
Lubbock
Doctorate & First Professional
28,260
Arlington
Doctorate
24,889
Austin
Doctorate
50,170
Brownsville
Doctorate
17,215
Richardson
Doctorate
14,556
El Paso
Doctorate
20,154
San Antonio
Doctorate
28,533
Odessa
Masters
3,559
Edinburg
Doctorate
17,435
San Antonio
Masters
2,686
Tyler
Associate
8,217
Houston
Doctorate & First Professional
34,663
Houston
Doctorate
7,522
Houston
Masters
11,793
Victoria
Masters
2,784
Belton
Doctorate
2,651
Denton
Doctorate
34,710
Houston
Doctorate & First Professional
3,273
San Antonio
Doctorate & First Professional
5,752
Vernon
Associate
2,808
Plainview
Masters
5,899
Canyon
Doctorate
7,502
Wharton
Associate
5,892

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Public Relations Specialists

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Texas. 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
Austin-Round Rock 4210 $68,260
Abilene 150 $53,390
Amarillo 240 $49,750
Beaumont-Port Arthur 200 $52,360
Brownsville-Harlingen 240 $42,920
College Station-Bryan 280 $62,810
Corpus Christi 300 $48,590
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington 8220 $68,110
El Paso 440 $53,500
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land 6290 $62,170
San Angelo 60 $59,400
San Antonio-New Braunfels 2370 $63,780
Laredo 130 $50,410
Longview 120 $53,700
Lubbock 180 $52,040
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission 370 $39,430
Midland 150 $59,460
Killeen-Temple 210 $63,350
Odessa 60 $41,670
Sherman-Denison 70 $56,990
Tyler 160 $45,330
Victoria 50 $57,130
Waco 190 $50,720
Wichita Falls 50 $48,580

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