Advertising Schools In Rhode Island

There are 2 accredited advertising schools in Rhode Island 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 Rhode Island, and the future trends in advertising training at the following levels:

  • Associates degree in Advertising
  • Bachelors degree in Advertising


  1. Johnson & Wales University

    8 Abbott Park Place, Providence, Rhode Island 02903-3703

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. University of Rhode Island

    Kingston, Rhode Island 02881

    160 U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Rhode Island Vs. National Advertising Employment

Rhode Island 850
National 271,840

Of all of the advertising professionals in the country, nearly 0% are in the state of Rhode Island.

Employment Growth for Advertising professionals In Rhode Island

1,050 1,000 1,000 920 850
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of advertising professionals is shrinking in Rhode Island. 200 less advertising professionals were working in Rhode Island in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of advertising professionals has shrunk by 19%. 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 Rhode Island

$64,535 $69,283 $74,378 $80,275 $82,855
$45,814 $47,319 $48,863 $50,877 $52,430
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Advertising
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by advertising professionals is increasing in Rhode Island. Advertising professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $64,535 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $82,855 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Advertising professionals in Rhode Island

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Thus, advertising professionals' salaries grew by 22% in 4 years. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. There is a 172% 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 Rhode Island.

Average Salaries for Advertising professionals and related professions in Rhode Island

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

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

Educational Trends

Advertising programs available for each degree type for all schools in Rhode Island


The number of students graduating from the 2 accredited advertising schools in Rhode Island is decreasing. In Rhode Island, there were 138 graduates in 2006. And there were 88 graduates from advertising courses in 2010.

There was a decrease in the number of advertising school degree or certificate graduates in Rhode Island by 36%. Most of these graduates, or 67%, earned an bachelor's degree in advertising.

Advertising Faculty Salaries in Rhode Island

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