• Public Relations Specialists
  • Marketing
  • Annual Median Wage
    $ 59,950
    $35,950 range bar $100,990
    Annual NC Wage Range
    Growth Rate
    Image of growth rate score 4
    Fast Growing
  • Public relations specialists create and maintain a positive public image for the organization they represent. They design media releases to shape public opinion about their organization and to increase awareness of its work and goals.

What do they typically do

  • Draft speeches and arrange interviews for an organization's top executives
  • Write press releases and prepare information for the media
  • Conduct market or public opinion research to test products or determine potential for product success, and communicate results to client
  • Help maintain their organization's corporate image and identity
  • Prepare or deliver speeches to further public relations objectives
  • Help clients communicate effectively with the public
  • Evaluate advertising and promotion programs to determine whether they match their organization's public relations efforts
  • Respond to information requests from the media

Number of Jobs

Average Annual
Job Growth +0.8%
Job Opening 606

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