These statistics cover the career grouping of Professional Occupations in Public Relations and Communications, which includes Public Relations Consultants.
Workers are employed in the following industries: Public administration (22%), Professional, scientific and technical services (19%), Other services (except public administration) (15%), Arts, entertainment and recreation (8%), Information and cultural industries (7%), Educational services (6%), Health care and social assistance (6%).
According to the Labour Force Survey (2009), 31% of workers in this group were self-employed, while the average for all occupations was 16%.
88% of workers in this occupation worked full-time, compared to the average of 81% for all occupations.
Women represented 66% of workers in this occupation, compared to the average of 48% for all occupations.
This occupation (Professional Occupations in Public Relations and Communications) is part of a larger group called Writing, Translating and Public Relations Professionals (NOC 512). According to the Labour Force Survey (2009), the unionization rate for this group was 30%, while the unionization rate for all occupations was 31%.