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Public Relations Specialists
Employment of public relations professionals is expected to grow about as fast as the average for all careers through 2022, according to the U.S. Department of Labor. Competition will be keen for beginning jobs in public relations because so many job seekers are enticed by the perceived glamour and appeal of the field; those with both education and experience will have an advantage. Opportunities will be stronger in some industries than others. For example, employment for PR professionals is expected to grow much faster than the average in the following industries: construction; health care and social assistance; management, scientific, technical and consulting services; and software publishing.