Advertising Schools In Illinois

There are 12 accredited advertising schools in Illinois for faculty who teach advertising classes to choose from. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of advertising and advertising training in Illinois, which includes advertising training at the following levels:

  • Advertising Certificate
  • Bachelors degree in Advertising
  • Masters degree in Advertising


Schools

  1. Bradley University

    1501 W Bradley Ave, Peoria, Illinois 61625-0001

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  2. Greenville College

    315 E. College Ave, Greenville, Illinois 62246

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  3. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

    601 E John Street, Champaign, Illinois 61820-5711

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  4. Illinois State University

    North and School Streets, Normal, Illinois 61790-1000

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  5. Lewis University

    One University Parkway, Romeoville, Illinois 60446-2200

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  6. Monmouth College

    700 E Broadway, Monmouth, Illinois 61462-1998

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  7. North Park University

    3225 W Foster Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60625-4895

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  8. Oakton Community College

    1600 E Golf Rd., Des Plaines, Illinois 60016-1268

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  9. The Illinois Institute of Art-Chicago

    350 N Orleans St, Chicago, Illinois 60654-1593

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  10. Roosevelt University

    430 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60605-1394

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  11. Dominican University

    7900 W Division St, River Forest, Illinois 60305

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  12. The Illinois Institute of Art-Schaumburg

    1000 Plaza Drive Ste. 100, Schaumburg, Illinois 60173-4913

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Illinois Vs. National Advertising Employment

Illinois 14,650
National 271,840

Of all of the advertising professionals in the country, nearly 5% are in the state of Illinois.

Employment Growth for Advertising professionals In Illinois

11,920 12,400 12,970 13,290 14,650
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Advertising is a growing field in Illinois. 2,730 more advertising professionals were working in Illinois in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of advertising professionals has grown by 23%. This growth is faster than the national trend for advertising professionals which shows a 5% decrease in the number of advertising professionals working around the nation.

Advertising VS. All Professions salaries in Illinois

$69,253 $71,583 $72,328 $69,990 $72,212
$46,261 $48,114 $49,602 $50,552 $51,250
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Advertising
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to advertising professionals are growing in Illinois. Advertising professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $69,253 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $72,212 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Advertising professionals in Illinois

10th percentile
$32,462
25th percentile
$46,740
50th percentile
$65,728
75th percentile
$89,330
90th percentile
$119,792

Thus, advertising professionals' salaries grew by 4% in 4 years. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. Within the field of advertising, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid advertising professionals earning 269% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Illinois state.

Average Salaries for Advertising professionals and related professions in Illinois

Advertising
$72,212
Business Administration
$86,937
Communications
$46,100
Fashion Marketing
$71,470
Fashion Merchandising
$55,615
Marketing
$81,027
Public Relations
$87,680
Small Business
$112,950
Visual Communications
$51,398

Advertising professionals in Illinois earn, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Advertising programs available for each degree type for all schools in Illinois

associate
0
bachelor
12
master
1
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total14

As the number of advertising professionals is increasing in Illinois state, the number of students graduating from the 12 accredited advertising schools in Illinois state is also increasing. In 2006, 388 students graduated from advertising courses in Illinois. And in 2010, 409 students graduated.

There was an increase in the number of advertising school degree or certificate graduates in Illinois by 5%. A majority of these graduates, or 86%, graduated with a bachelor's degree in advertising.

Advertising Faculty Salaries in Illinois

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