Public Relations Specialists in Texas
Is Texas a good place for you to work as a Public Relations Specialist?
You’re in luck! Jobs for Public Relations Specialists in Texas are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.
Projected employment for Public Relations Specialists in Texas is growing faster than average.
Public Relations Specialists in Texas earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.
How Many Public Relations Specialists Work in Texas?
There were approximately 28,360 workers employed as Public Relations Specialists in this state in 2018.
There were 27,780 Public Relations Specialists employed in this state in 2017.
That’s growth of 580 jobs between 2017 and 2018.
The typical state has 2,090 Public Relations Specialists working in it, which means Texas has more Public Relations Specialists than average.
Job Projections for Texas
Jobs for Public Relations Specialists in this state are growing at a rate of 17.7% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 8.9%.
Texas Annual Job Openings
The BLS is projecting 3,670 annual Public Relations Specialists job openings in Texas, and 35,430 total jobs in the year 2026.
Nationwide, the prediction is 28,200 annual jobs and 282,600 total jobs in 2026.
What do Public Relations Specialists Make in Texas?
In 2018 wages for Public Relations Specialists ranged from $29,680 to $97,130 with $54,690 being the median annual salary.
Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $14.27 to $46.7. The median hourly rate was $26.29.
In 2017 the median pay for this field was $27.13 an hour.
The hourly rate declined by $0.84.
The median salary in Texas is higher than the nationwide median salary.
Top Texas Metros for Public Relations Specialists
The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Public Relations Specialists.
|Metro||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
|Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX||9,710||$55,470|
|Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX||6,370||$58,360|
|Austin-Round Rock, TX||4,160||$56,290|
|San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX||2,510||$55,580|
|El Paso, TX||530||$43,710|
|College Station-Bryan, TX||430||$53,080|
|Corpus Christi, TX||330||$55,590|
|Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX||220||$49,990|
|Wichita Falls, TX||80||$46,480|
|San Angelo, TX||50||$52,430|
Top States for Public Relations Specialists Employment
View the list below to see where most Public Relations Specialists work.
|State||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
|District of Columbia||17,310||$88,670|
Below are the states where Public Relations Specialists get paid the most:
|State||Annual Median Salary|
|District of Columbia||$88,670|
- Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
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