Advertising Schools
In San Diego, California

There is only one advertising school in San Diego for faculty to choose from. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the advertising academic community in San Diego, and the future trends. Academia in advertising includes advertising training at the following levels:

  • Associates degree in Advertising
  • Bachelors degree in Advertising


Professional Trends

San Diego Vs. California Advertising Employment

San Diego 2,350
California 29,740

Of the 29,740 advertising professionals employed in California, 2,350 work in San Diego. Between 2006 and 2010, in San Diego, there has been a 32% decline in the number of advertising professionals. As the number of advertising professionals in San Diego has decreased, overall employment in San Diego has increased.

San Diego Vs. California Advertising employment growth

36,000 34,400 33,030 31,960 29,740
3,450 3,540 2,810 2,560 2,350
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: San Diego

Advertising VS. All professions salaries in San Diego

$73,787 $80,138 $87,840 $83,420 $78,435
$43,600 $45,210 $47,250 $48,860 $50,200
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Advertising in San Diego
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in San Diego

In San Diego, salaries for advertising professionals have increased. In 2010 San Diego advertising professionals earned an average yearly salary of $78,435. Four years earlier in 2006, advertising professionals in San Diego made an average salary of $73,787 per year. The growth in the salary of advertising professionals in San Diego is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Advertising professionals in San Diego

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Advertising professionals in San Diego make a median yearly salary of $71,240. The difference in pay between the advertising professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 228%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $35,938 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $117,803 per year.

Average Salaries for Advertising professionals and related professions in San Diego

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

San Diego advertising professionals have earnings that are higher than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Advertising schools in San Diego


Many of San Diego's advertising professionals are graduates of the only accredited advertising school in the city.

Advertising Programs Offered In San Diego


San Diego's advertising schools offer 2 advertising degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Advertising Degrees In San Diego


In 2010 approximately 26 students completed advertising courses.

Advertising Faculty Salaries in San Diego, California

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