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Advertising Schools In Connecticut

Advertising classes faculty can choose to work at one of 3 accredited advertising schools in Connecticut. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of advertising and advertising training in Connecticut, which includes advertising training at the following levels:


  1. Central Connecticut State University

    1615 Stanley St, New Britain, Connecticut 06050

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. Three Rivers Community College in Norwich

    574 New London Turnpike, Norwich, Connecticut 06360

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

    Mt Carmel Ave, Hamden, Connecticut 06518

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Connecticut Vs. National Advertising Employment

Connecticut 3,470
National 271,840

Of all of the advertising professionals in the country, nearly 1% are in the state of Connecticut.

Employment Growth for Advertising professionals In Connecticut

3,950 3,880 3,800 3,540 3,470
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Advertising is a shrinking field in Connecticut. There were 480 less advertising professionals working in Connecticut in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 12% decline in the field. This decline is faster than the change in the number of advertising professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of advertising professionals has shrunk by 5% from 2006 to 2010.

Advertising VS. All Professions salaries in Connecticut

$80,448 $80,783 $83,452 $83,395 $78,280
$49,084 $50,735 $51,943 $53,614 $54,947
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Advertising
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to advertising professionals are declining in Connecticut. The mean salary for advertising professionals in 2006 was $80,448 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $78,280 per year.

Salary percentiles for Advertising professionals in Connecticut

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This represents a decline in salaries of 3%. This decline is quite different from state trends for all professionals. Within the field of advertising, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid advertising professionals earning 290% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Connecticut state.

Average Salaries for Advertising professionals and related professions in Connecticut

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

In Connecticut, advertising professionals earn, on average, more than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Advertising programs available for each degree type for all schools in Connecticut


The number of students graduating from the 3 accredited advertising schools in Connecticut is increasing. In 2006, 96 students graduated from advertising courses in Connecticut. And in 2010, 115 students graduated.

This represents a 20% increase in the number of advertising degree or certificate school graduates in Connecticut state. A majority of these graduates, or 50%, graduated with a bachelor's degree in advertising.

Advertising Faculty Salaries in Connecticut

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