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Occupational Employment Statistics


DETAILED OCCUPATION DATA

27-3031 Public Relations Specialists



Engage in promoting or creating an intended public image for individuals, groups, or organizations. May write or select material for release to various communications media.

Geography Click link for Career Profile EmploymentEmp SE*Percentiles
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
Central Minnesota 30021$29.89/hr$17.86/hr$24.04/hr$25.06/hr$35.96/hr$41.54/hr


IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Natural Resources and MiningN/AN/A
ConstructionN/AN/A
Manufacturing170$39.72/hr
Trade, Transportation and Utilities520$24.95/hr
Information150$25.13/hr
Financial Activities580$40.79/hr
Professional and Business Services1,150$39.72/hr
Education and Health Services1,240$31.76/hr
Leisure and Hospitality230$26.49/hr
Other Services600$31.96/hr
Public Administration510$35.96/hr
 
Geography Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Northeast Balance of State 40$25.47/hrN/A
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA 50$31.45/hrN/A
La Crosse WI-MN MSA 60$31.02/hrN/A
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA 80$31.50/hrN/A
Southwest Balance of State 80$25.02/hrN/A
Rochester MN MSA 110$31.51/hrN/A
Southwest Minnesota 160$30.59/hr5.0%
St Cloud MN MSA 170$24.97/hrN/A
Duluth MN-WI MSA 180$28.87/hrN/A
Northeast Minnesota 190$28.98/hr6.8%
Fargo ND-MN MSA 190$31.78/hrN/A
Northwest Balance of State 190$25.47/hrN/A
Southeast Balance of State 200$31.40/hrN/A
Northwest Minnesota 240$25.47/hr4.0%
Southeast Minnesota 290$31.40/hr5.7%
Central Minnesota 300$25.06/hr6.8%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 3,800$33.90/hr5.9%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 3,940$33.56/hrN/A
Minnesota 5,160$31.99/hr6.3%


Occupations Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Advertising and Promotions Managers 180$60.61/hr7.1%
Agents and Business Managers of Artists, Performers, and Athletes 90$49.83/hr28.6%
Marketing Managers 7,220$77.06/hr5.7%
Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists 20,180$38.90/hr18.8%
Fundraisers 2,220$31.29/hr7.8%
Editors 1,580$31.15/hr-2.5%
Education Administrators, Postsecondary 2,100$47.88/hr2.2%
News Analysts, Reporters, and Journalists 610$19.12/hr4.6%
Advertising Sales Agents 1,690$25.35/hr-2.8%
Training and Development Specialists 6,700$37.31/hr7.1%


  • Respond to requests for information from the media or designate an appropriate spokesperson or information source.
  • Confer with other managers to identify trends or key group interests or concerns or to provide advice on business decisions.
  • Update and maintain content posted on the Web.
  • Coach client representatives in effective communication with the public or with employees.
  • Establish or maintain cooperative relationships with representatives of community, consumer, employee, or public interest groups.
  • Write press releases or other media communications to promote clients.
  • Write press releases or other media communications to promote clients.
  • Prepare or edit organizational publications, such as employee newsletters or stockholders' reports, for internal or external audiences.
  • Confer with production or support personnel to produce or coordinate production of advertisements or promotions.
  • Prepare or edit organizational publications, such as employee newsletters or stockholders' reports, for internal or external audiences.