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Advertising Schools
In Columbia, Missouri

There is only one advertising school in Columbia for faculty to choose from. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of advertising and advertising education in Columbia, which includes advertising training at the advertising bachelors degree level.


Professional Trends

Columbia Vs. Missouri Advertising Employment

Columbia 60
Missouri 5,230

Exactly 60 of the 5,230 advertising professionals employed in Missouri, work in Columbia. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of advertising professionals in Columbia has shrunk by 67%. Overall employment in Columbia has increased.

Columbia Vs. Missouri Advertising employment growth

6,010 6,150 6,290 5,830 5,230
180 220 170 240 60
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Missouri
  • Dark Yellow: Columbia

Advertising VS. All professions salaries in Columbia

$46,040 $62,110 $58,860 $57,510 $44,870
$33,560 $35,700 $36,610 $37,570 $36,650
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Advertising in Columbia
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Columbia

As the number of advertising professionals in Columbia has shrunk, salaries for advertising professionals have also decreased. In 2010 advertising professionals in Columbia reportedly earned an average salary of $44,870 per year. Advertising professionals in Columbia made a yearly average salary of $46,040, four years earlier in 2006. This decline is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Columbia.

Salary percentiles for Advertising professionals in Columbia

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Advertising professionals in Columbia make a median yearly salary of $32,510. The 10% of advertising professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $21,230 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 357% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Advertising professionals and related professions in Columbia

Visual Communications
Fashion Merchandising
Business Administration
Small Business
Fashion Marketing

On average advertising professional salaries in Columbia are lower than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Advertising schools in Columbia


There is only one accredited advertising school in the city. Many of Columbia's advertising professionals are graduates of this school.

Advertising Programs Offered In Columbia

No data at this time.

Columbia's advertising school offers one advertising degree and certificate program.

Student Completed Advertising Degrees In Columbia

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Advertising Faculty Salaries in Columbia, Missouri

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