There are currently an estimated 259,600 public relations specialists in the United States. The public relations specialist job market is expected to grow by 8.9% between 2016 and 2026.
How employable are public relations specialists?
CareerExplorer rates public relations specialists with a C employability rating, meaning this career should provide moderate employment opportunities for the foreseeable future. Over the next 10 years, it is expected the US will need 29,800 public relations specialists. That number is based on 23,000 additional public relations specialists, and the retirement of 6,800 existing public relations specialists.
What’s the supply of public relations specialists?
The public relations specialist industry is concentrated in Texas, California, New York
Public Relations Specialist job market by state
|State Name||Employed Public Relations Specialists|
|District of Columbia||17,350|
|Virgin Islands, U.S.||40|