Median salary for PR majors is $50,000

That’s in line with journalism, communication, and history majors, according to 2010 U.S. Census data.

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According to 2010 Census data (published on The Wall Street Journal website), the median salary for a PR and advertising major is $50,000—the same as journalism, communications, and history majors. The media salary for English majors is $48,000.

Among PR majors, the unemployment rate is 6.1 percent, compared with that of journalism majors, which is 7 percent, according to the Census data.

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