Advertising Schools In Pennsylvania

There are 13 accredited advertising schools in Pennsylvania for faculty who teach advertising classes to choose from. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in advertising in the state of Pennsylvania, which encompasses advertising training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. The Art Institute of Pittsburgh

    420 Boulevard of the Allies, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15219-1328

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  2. Chatham University

    Woodland Rd, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15232

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  3. Duquesne University

    Administration Bldg 600 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15282

    119 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  4. Gannon University

    109 W Sixth St, Erie, Pennsylvania 16541-0001

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  5. Luzerne County Community College

    1333 South Prospect Street, Nanticoke, Pennsylvania 18634-3899

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  6. Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus

    201 Old Main, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802-1589

    45 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  7. University of Pittsburgh-Bradford

    300 Campus Drive, Bradford, Pennsylvania 16701

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  8. Point Park University

    201 Wood St, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15222-1984

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  9. Temple University

    1801 North Broad Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19122-6096

    132 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  10. Waynesburg University

    51 W College St, Waynesburg, Pennsylvania 15370-1257

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  11. Westminster College in New Wilmington

    319 South Market Street, New Wilmington, Pennsylvania 16172

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  12. York College Pennsylvania

    441 Country Club Rd, York, Pennsylvania 17403-3651

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  13. The Art Institute of Pittsburgh-Online Division

    1400 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15222-4332

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Pennsylvania Vs. National Advertising Employment

Pennsylvania 10,200
National 271,840

Of all of the advertising professionals that work in the US, approximately 4% work in Pennsylvania state.

Employment Growth for Advertising professionals In Pennsylvania

12,400 12,550 12,030 11,740 10,200
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Pennsylvania, the field of advertising is shrinking. In Pennsylvania, 2,200 less advertising professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of advertising professionals has shrunk by 18%. This decline 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 Pennsylvania

$65,713 $70,400 $72,738 $71,628 $72,632
$44,448 $45,778 $47,594 $49,448 $50,581
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Advertising
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of advertising professionals is declining, the salaries paid to advertising professionals are increasing in Pennsylvania. Advertising professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $65,713 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $72,632 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Advertising professionals in Pennsylvania

10th percentile
$33,695
25th percentile
$44,935
50th percentile
$60,825
75th percentile
$88,918
90th percentile
$117,011

Thus, advertising professionals' salaries grew by 10% in 4 years. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. There is a 150% pay differential between the highest paid advertising professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of advertising in Pennsylvania.

Average Salaries for Advertising professionals and related professions in Pennsylvania

Advertising
$72,632
Business Administration
$90,807
Communications
$43,370
Fashion Marketing
$77,120
Fashion Merchandising
$60,325
Marketing
$90,292
Public Relations
$92,240
Small Business
$106,180
Visual Communications
$42,310

In Pennsylvania, advertising professionals make, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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

associate
1
bachelor
13
master
1
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total16

The number of students graduating from the 13 accredited advertising schools in Pennsylvania is increasing. In Pennsylvania, there were 585 graduates in 2006. And there were 717 graduates from advertising courses in 2010.

There was an increase in the number of advertising school degree or certificate graduates in Pennsylvania by 23%. 81% of these graduates received an bachelor's degree in advertising.

Advertising Faculty Salaries in Pennsylvania

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