Career Outlook for Public Relations Specialists

Also known as:  Certified Meeting Professional, Conference Organizer, Conference Planner, Conference Planning Manager, Conference Services Director, Conference Services Manager, Convention Planner, Convention Services Manager, Corporate Meeting Planner, Event Planner
The overall job outlook for Public Relations Specialist careers has been positive since 2004. Vacancies for this career have increased by 35.73 percent nationwide in that time, with an average growth of 5.95 percent per year. Demand for Public Relations Specialists is expected to go down, with an expected -160,190 jobs shed by 2018. This represents an annual decrease of 8.88 percent over the next few years.
There are currently more Public Relations Specialists in the following states
California 24,150
New York 21,610
Texas 20,190
Florida 12,190
Pennsylvania 10,060
Massachusetts 9,380
Colorado 8,190
The states below have the least number of filled positions for Public Relations Specialists
Guam 30
Virgin Islands 60
Wyoming 330
Alaska 330
North Dakota 410
New Mexico 500
Rhode Island 600