The survey by Adobe and Edelman Berland found that teachers, scientists, bankers, and politicians are the most valuable jobs. The least valuable are marketing/advertising, actor, and dancer.
But the news gets even worse for those in the public relations industry. According to a report in Advertising Age:
“There was only one profession that ranked lower in the survey, and even that one is just a part of the marketing ecosystem: PR professionals. Only 11 percent said PR is a valuable job.