PR specialist named one of the nation’s best jobs

It was No. 51 on U.S. News and World Report’s list of the 100 best jobs. Not on the list: journalist.

According to U.S. News and World Report, PR specialist is No. 51 on the list of the top 100 careers, sandwiched between construction manager (No. 50) and middle school teacher (No. 52).

Here’s how U.S. News and World Report described the job of PR specialist:

“There’s a lot of finesse involved in producing and distributing materials that uphold and promote a client’s image. The field’s elite also have a gift for gab and understand the art of the sell. Expect this occupation to grow by nearly 23 percent by 2020.”

The report said the median salary for this career is $53,190.

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