PRUnderground, an online press release distribution service, reported today tremendous wage and employment growth in public relations in Washington D.C. In the last 17 years, the number of public relations jobs in Washington D.C. has increased by 325 percent. Maryland secures the second spot with a 257 percent increase since 1999.
Public relations is simply a more efficient way for an organization’s message to reach not only the public, but also legislative influence leaders.
In other words, “You get more bang for your buck,” as Brian Scully, PRUnderground owner told WTOP.