Advertising Schools In Mississippi

There are 4 accredited advertising schools in Mississippi for faculty who teach advertising classes to choose from. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the advertising academic community in Mississippi, and the future trends in advertising training at the following levels:

  • Associates degree in Advertising
  • Bachelors degree in Advertising
  • Masters degree in Advertising


Schools

  1. Mississippi Valley State University

    14000 Highway 82 West, Itta Bena, Mississippi 38941-1400

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  2. Mississippi College

    200 South Capitol Street, Clinton, Mississippi 39058

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  3. Northwest Mississippi Community College

    4975 Hwy 51 N, Senatobia, Mississippi 38668-1714

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  4. University of Southern Mississippi

    118 College Drive # 0001, Hattiesburg, Mississippi 39406-0001

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Mississippi Vs. National Advertising Employment

Mississippi 1,700
National 271,840

Of all of the advertising professionals in the country, nearly 1% are in the state of Mississippi.

Employment Growth for Advertising professionals In Mississippi

1,900 1,890 1,850 1,790 1,700
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of advertising professionals is shrinking in Mississippi. There were 200 less advertising professionals working in Mississippi in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of advertising professionals has shrunk by 11%. This is faster than the trend for advertising professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of advertising professionals has shrunk by 5% between 2006 and 2010.

Advertising VS. All Professions salaries in Mississippi

$49,368 $54,770 $54,342 $52,378 $52,938
$37,233 $40,105 $41,284 $42,076 $42,366
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Advertising
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to advertising professionals are growing in Mississippi. The mean salary for advertising professionals in 2006 was $49,368 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $52,938 per year.

Salary percentiles for Advertising professionals in Mississippi

10th percentile
$27,930
25th percentile
$34,410
50th percentile
$46,370
75th percentile
$64,000
90th percentile
$84,385

This represents a growth in salaries of 7%. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In the state of Mississippi, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of advertising. The pay differential between the highest paid advertising professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 202%

Average Salaries for Advertising professionals and related professions in Mississippi

Advertising
$52,938
Business Administration
$69,820
Communications
$35,887
Fashion Marketing
$50,910
Fashion Merchandising
$47,618
Marketing
$70,580
Public Relations
$63,040
Small Business
$87,910
Visual Communications
$29,620

In Mississippi, advertising professionals earn, on average, more than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

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

associate
1
bachelor
3
master
2
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total6

The number of students graduating from the 4 accredited advertising schools in Mississippi is increasing. In Mississippi, there were 47 graduates in 2006. And there were 53 graduates from advertising courses in 2010.

This represents a 13% increase in the number of advertising degree or certificate school graduates in Mississippi state. A majority of these graduates, or 50%, graduated with an bachelor's degree in advertising.

Advertising Faculty Salaries in Mississippi

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