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Advertising Schools
In Boston, Massachusetts

The city of Boston has 3 schools where advertising faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the advertising academic community in Boston, and the future trends. Academia in advertising includes advertising training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Boston Vs. Massachusetts Advertising Employment

Boston 5,270
Massachusetts 7,390

Exactly 5,270 of the 7,390 advertising professionals employed in Massachusetts, work in Boston. There has been a 10% growth in the number of advertising professionals in Boston between the years 2006 and 2010. As the employment for advertising professionals in Boston has increased, overall employment in Boston has also increased.

Boston Vs. Massachusetts Advertising employment growth

7,210 7,100 7,110 7,330 7,390
4,800 4,840 4,910 5,250 5,270
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Massachusetts
  • Dark Yellow: Boston

Advertising VS. All professions salaries in Boston

$85,420 $90,490 $92,825 $92,638 $92,900
$52,100 $54,000 $56,060 $58,330 $59,410
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Advertising in Boston
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Boston

Salaries for advertising professionals in Boston have increased. Boston advertising professionals made $92,900 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, advertising professionals in Boston made an average salary of $85,420 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Boston.

Salary percentiles for Advertising professionals in Boston

10th percentile
25th percentile
50th percentile
75th percentile
90th percentile

Boston advertising professionals earn a median yearly salary of $83,965. The 10% of advertising professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $51,588 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 90% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Advertising professionals and related professions in Boston

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

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

Educational Trends

Advertising schools in Boston


There are 3 accredited advertising schools in the city. Many of Boston's advertising professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Advertising Programs Offered In Boston


There are a total of 5 degree and certificate programs in advertising offered by Boston's advertising schools.

Student Completed Advertising Degrees In Boston


Approximately 188 students completed advertising courses in 2010.

Advertising Faculty Salaries in Boston, Massachusetts

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