Marketing Schools In California

California has 20 accredited marketing schools where marketing faculty who teach marketing classes can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the marketing academic community in California, and the future trends in marketing training at the following levels:

  • Marketing Certificate
  • Associates degree in Marketing
  • Bachelors degree in Marketing
  • Masters degree in Marketing


Schools

  1. Azusa Pacific University

    901 E Alosta, Azusa, California 91702-7000

    170 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  2. California Baptist University

    8432 Magnolia Ave, Riverside, California 92504-3297

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  3. California Lutheran University

    60 W Olsen Rd, Thousand Oaks, California 91360-2787

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  4. California State University-Northridge

    18111 Nordhoff St, Northridge, California 91330

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  5. Fresno Pacific University

    1717 S Chestnut Ave, Fresno, California 93702-4709

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  6. Golden Gate University-San Francisco

    536 Mission Street, San Francisco, California 94105-2968

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  7. Holy Names University

    3500 Mountain Blvd, Oakland, California 94619-1699

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  8. La Sierra University

    4500 Riverwalk Parkway, Riverside, California 92515-8247

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  9. National University

    11255 North Torrey Pines Road, La Jolla, California 92037-1011

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  10. University of San Diego

    5998 Alcala Park, San Diego, California 92110-2492

    97 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  11. University of San Francisco

    2130 Fulton St, San Francisco, California 94117-1080

    119 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  12. Santa Clara University

    500 El Camino Real, Santa Clara, California 95053

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  13. Vanguard University of Southern California

    55 Fair Dr, Costa Mesa, California 92626

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  14. Woodbury University

    7500 Glenoaks Blvd, Burbank, California 91510-7846

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  15. University of Phoenix-San Diego Campus

    3890 Murphy Canyon Road Suite 100, San Diego, California 92123-4403

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  16. University of Phoenix-Bay Area Campus

    3590 N First St, San Jose, California 95134-1805

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  17. University of Phoenix-Southern California Campus

    3100 Bristol Street, Suite 500, Costa Mesa, California 92626-3099

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  18. East San Gabriel Valley Regional Occupational Program

    1501 W Del Norte St., West Covina, California 91790

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  19. University of Phoenix-Sacramento Valley Campus

    2860 Gateway Oaks Drive, Suite 200, Sacramento, California 95833-4334

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  20. University of Phoenix-Central Valley Campus

    45 Riverpark Pl W Ste 300, Fresno, California 93720-1562

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

California Vs. National Marketing Employment

California 155,590
National 1,007,850

Approximately 16% of the country's marketing professionals work in California state.

Employment Growth for Marketing professionals In California

136,870 150,150 157,320 159,810 91,050
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In California, the field of marketing is shrinking. In California, 45,820 less marketing professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 33% decline in the field. This decline is slower than the change in the number of marketing professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of marketing professionals has shrunk by 39% from 2006 to 2010.

Marketing VS. All Professions salaries in California

$95,230 $95,252 $98,370 $100,158 $121,230
$48,885 $52,410 $54,744 $56,285 $57,176
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Marketing
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of marketing professionals is declining, the salaries paid to marketing professionals are increasing in California. In 2006 marketing professionals made a mean salary of $95,230 per year, and in 2010 they made $121,230 per year.

Salary percentiles for Marketing professionals in California

10th percentile
$57,973
25th percentile
$79,340
50th percentile
$109,947
75th percentile
$120,942
90th percentile
$133,036

This represents a 21% growth in salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In the state of California, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of marketing. The pay differential between the highest paid marketing professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 36%

Average Salaries for Marketing professionals and related professions in California

Advertising
$91,762
Business Administration
$106,637
Business Management
$121,280
Communications
$56,800
Fashion Marketing
$84,310
Fashion Merchandising
$63,648
International Business
$102,440
Marketing
$100,852
Public Relations
$116,020
Small Business
$128,440

Marketing professionals in California earn, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Marketing programs available for each degree type for all schools in California

associate
1
bachelor
19
master
9
doctor
0
Certificate
2
Total31

As the number of marketing professionals is decreasing in California state, the number of students graduating from the 20 accredited marketing schools in California state is increasing. In 2006 there were 460 marketing graduates from marketing courses in California and in 2010 there were 794 graduates.

Thus there was a 73% percent increase in the number of marketing school degree or certificate graduates in California. 61% of these graduates received an bachelor's degree in marketing.

Marketing Faculty Salaries in California

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