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Advertising Schools In Arkansas

Arkansas has 4 accredited advertising schools where advertising faculty who teach advertising classes can find employment. The trends in Arkansas' advertising academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in advertising includes advertising training at the advertising bachelors degree level.


  1. University of Arkansas at Little Rock

    2801 S University Ave, Little Rock, Arkansas 72204

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. University of Central Arkansas

    201 Donaghey Ave, Conway, Arkansas 72035-0001

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. Harding University

    915 E. Market Ave., Searcy, Arkansas 72143

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  4. John Brown University

    2000 W University St, Siloam Springs, Arkansas 72761

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Arkansas Vs. National Advertising Employment

Arkansas 1,780
National 271,840

Approximately 1% of the country's advertising professionals work in Arkansas state.

Employment Growth for Advertising professionals In Arkansas

1,640 1,800 1,920 1,830 1,780
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Advertising is a growing field in Arkansas. In 2010 there were 140 more advertising professionals working in Arkansas than there were in 2006. This represents a 9% growth in the field. This growth 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 Arkansas

$55,088 $55,960 $59,455 $60,415 $61,925
$36,627 $39,363 $40,932 $42,668 $43,359
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Advertising
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Arkansas, as the number of advertising professionals is growing, the salaries earned by advertising professionals are increasing. Advertising professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $55,088 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $61,925 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Advertising professionals in Arkansas

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25th percentile
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This represents a 11% growth in salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. There is a 231% 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 Arkansas.

Average Salaries for Advertising professionals and related professions in Arkansas

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

In Arkansas, 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 Arkansas


As the number of advertising professionals is increasing in Arkansas state, the number of students graduating from the 4 accredited advertising schools in Arkansas state is also increasing. In 2006 there were 40 advertising graduates from advertising courses in Arkansas and in 2010 there were 65 graduates.

This represents a 63% increase in the number of advertising degree or certificate school graduates in Arkansas state. A majority of these graduates, or 100%, graduated with a bachelor's degree in advertising.

Advertising Faculty Salaries in Arkansas

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