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Public Relations Specialists

in Massachusetts

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.

All Industry Projections for this Occupation

SOC
Code
Title Employment Change Annual Average Openings Typical education needed for entry
2014 2024 Level Percent Total Growth Replace-
ments
273031  Public Relations Specialists 7,443 7,841 398 5.35 % 129 40 89 Bachelor's degree 

Industry Projections for this Occupation

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Projection Table Definitions and Notes
Industry 2014
Employment
Projected 2024 Employment Change
2014-2024
2016
Mean Annual OES Wage
Number Percent Distribution Number Percent Distribution Number Percent
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services    2,340  31 % 2,380  30 % 40  2 % $79,070
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services    2,340  31 % 2,380  30 % 40  2 % $79,070
Educational Services    1,010  14 % 1,080  14 % 70  7 % $62,800
Educational Services    1,010  14 % 1,080  14 % 70  7 % $62,800
Other Services (except Government)    970  13 % 1,050  13 % 80  8 % $64,900
Health Care and Social Assistance    670  9 % 780  10 % 110  16 % $60,530
Information    520  7 % 520  7 % 0  2 % $59,640
Finance and Insurance    440  6 % 470  6 % 30  8 % $81,430
Social Assistance    410  5 % 470  6 % 60  15 % $58,030
Management of Companies and Enterprises    250  3 % 260  3 % 10  4 % $69,800
Management of Companies and Enterprises    250  3 % 260  3 % 10  4 % $69,800
Performing Arts, Spectator Sports, and Related Industries    200  3 % 210  3 % 10  6 % $53,530
Broadcasting (except Internet)    180  2 % 180  2 % 0  2 % $49,910
Publishing Industries (except Internet)    150  2 % 140  2 % -10  -5 % $68,860
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediat    130  2 % 130  2 % 0  3 % $63,130
Administrative and Support Services    130  2 % 130  2 % 0  3 % $63,200
Hospitals    130  2 % 150  2 % 20  14 % $68,220
Wholesale Trade    110  1 % 110  1 % 0  4 % $61,910
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