Public Relations Specialists

7.4/10 job score
risk level
by 2030
or $30.19 hourly
as of 2020

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 6% (Totally Safe)

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Qualities required for this occupation:
Social Perceptiveness
very important
quite important
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What do you think the risk of automation is?

How likely do you think this occupation will be taken over by robots/AI within the next 20 years?

How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Public Relations Specialists' job openings is expected to rise 11.4% by 2030
'Public Relations Specialists' is expected to be a fast growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2020 and 2030.
Updated projections are due Sep 2022.

What are the median wages for 'Public Relations Specialists' in the United States?

In 2020 the median annual wage for 'Public Relations Specialists' was $62,810, or $30.19 hourly
'Public Relations Specialists' are paid 49.7% higher than the national median wage, which stands at $41,950
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed in this occupation?

As of 2020 there were 244,550 people employed as Public Relations Specialists.
This represents around 0.18% of the employed workforce across the United States.

Job description

Promote or create an intended public image for individuals, groups, or organizations. May write or select material for release to various communications media. May specialize in using social media.

SOC Code: 27-3031.00

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Fabiane (No chance) says
The government affairs is based in relationship between private and public sector. The interests change everyday and it's difficult to provide some kind of predictions about public policies.
Mar 08, 2020 at 08:23 PM
Damien Batey (Small chance) says
Some elements of PR can and should be automated. However, the practice of managing corporate reputation, risk and company stakeholders requires considerable life and professional experience, authenticity and a keen understanding of nuance and context.
I do not believe that these highly personal characteristics can be replaced by machines.
Oct 29, 2019 at 10:15 AM

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