Advertising Schools
In Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

In Philadelphia, there is only one advertising school where advertising faculty can find employment. The trends in Philadelphia's advertising academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes advertising training at the following levels:

  • Bachelors degree in Advertising
  • Masters degree in Advertising


Professional Trends

Philadelphia Vs. Pennsylvania Advertising Employment

Philadelphia 4,350
Pennsylvania 10,200

Exactly 4,350 of the 10,200 advertising professionals employed in Pennsylvania, work in Philadelphia. There has been a 10% decline in the number of advertising professionals in Philadelphia between the years 2006 and 2010. As the number of advertising professionals in Philadelphia has decreased, overall employment in Philadelphia has increased.

Philadelphia Vs. Pennsylvania Advertising employment growth

12,400 12,550 12,030 11,740 10,200
4,850 4,960 5,000 4,850 4,350
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Pennsylvania
  • Dark Yellow: Philadelphia

Advertising VS. All professions salaries in Philadelphia

$76,563 $80,513 $85,393 $79,155 $80,525
$43,010 $44,460 $46,450 $48,340 $49,280
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Advertising in Philadelphia
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Philadelphia

As the number of advertising professionals in Philadelphia has shrunk, salaries for advertising professionals have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $80,525 per year was earned by advertising professionals in Philadelphia. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for advertising professionals in Philadelphia was $76,563 per year. The growth in the salary of advertising professionals in Philadelphia is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Advertising professionals in Philadelphia

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Advertising professionals in Philadelphia make a median yearly salary of $67,118. The 10% of advertising professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $38,610 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $99,175 per year.

Average Salaries for Advertising professionals and related professions in Philadelphia

Visual Communications
Fashion Merchandising
Fashion Marketing
Public Relations
Business Administration
Small Business

On average advertising professional salaries in Philadelphia are higher than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Advertising schools in Philadelphia


There is only one accredited advertising school in the city. Many of Philadelphia's advertising professionals are graduates of this school.

Advertising Programs Offered In Philadelphia


There are a total of 3 degree and certificate programs in advertising offered by Philadelphia's advertising schools.

Student Completed Advertising Degrees In Philadelphia


Approximately 203 students graduated from advertising courses in 2010.

Advertising Faculty Salaries in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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