With an overall population of 49,170 and a student population of 21,055, approximately 6,901 of Troy students attend one of Troy's schools that offer public relations programs.
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is the largest public relations school in Troy, based on student population. Approximately 1 students graduated in 2010 from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute with credentials in public relations.
A reported 1 students graduated with credentials in public relations in Troy in 2010. If you decide to attend a public relations school in Troy, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $39,165.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a public relations program in Troy. And if you live on campus at one of the Troy-based public relations schools, you will have an added expense of $11,145 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as a public relations professional in Troy, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 6,680 public relations professionals in New York. Of these public relations professionals, 260 were working in the greater Troy area. The number of public relations professionals in Troy is expected to decrease by -2% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for public relations professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a public relations professional in Troy is $89,840 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for public relations professionals.