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Advertising Schools
In Detroit, Michigan

In Detroit, there is only one advertising school where advertising faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the advertising academic community in Detroit, and the future trends. Academia in advertising includes advertising training at the advertising bachelors degree level.


Professional Trends

Detroit Vs. Michigan Advertising Employment

Detroit 960
Michigan 6,210

Exactly 960 of the 6,210 advertising professionals employed in Michigan, work in Detroit. The number of advertising professionals in Detroit has shrunk by 45% from 2006 to 2010. Overall employment in Detroit has increased.

Detroit Vs. Michigan Advertising employment growth

7,380 6,500 6,600 6,010 6,210
1,730 1,300 1,030 980 960
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Michigan
  • Dark Yellow: Detroit

Advertising VS. All professions salaries in Detroit

$84,158 $88,730 $76,683 $67,620 $67,783
$46,670 $47,590 $46,920 $46,900 $47,530
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Advertising in Detroit
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Detroit

As the number of advertising professionals in Detroit has shrunk, salaries for advertising professionals have also decreased. In 2010 advertising professionals in Detroit reportedly earned an average salary of $67,783 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for advertising professionals in Detroit was $84,158 per year. The decline in the salary of advertising professionals in Detroit is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Advertising professionals in Detroit

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Advertising professionals make a median salary of $62,627 per year in Detroit. The difference in pay between the advertising professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 268%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $29,447 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $108,443 per year.

Average Salaries for Advertising professionals and related professions in Detroit

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

Advertising professional salaries in Detroit are, on average, lower than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Advertising schools in Detroit


Many of Detroit's advertising professionals are graduates of the only accredited advertising school in the city.

Advertising Programs Offered In Detroit


There is one degree and certificate program in advertising offered by Detroit's advertising school.

Student Completed Advertising Degrees In Detroit


Approximately 36 students completed advertising courses in 2010.

Advertising Faculty Salaries in Detroit, Michigan

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