PR Job Outlook:

While the job market for PR has in the last few years been on
the sluggish side, the rest of the decade is quite promising for a
PR career. The latest issue of Fortune (March 21) features
"Hot Careers for the Next 10 Years," listing the 20 Fastest-Growing
Professional Jobs. (PR lands in the eighth slot.) To come up with
the list, Fortune took Bureau of Labor Statistics
projections from 2002 to 2012, then eliminated blue-collar and
relatively "uncommon jobs," or jobs that employed fewer than 1,000
or so people nationwide in 2004. Here's how PR stacks up against
some other "hot" careers: