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Advertising Schools In Georgia

In Georgia, there are 7 accredited schools where advertising classes faculty can find employment. The trends in Georgia's advertising academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in advertising includes advertising training at the following levels:


  1. The Art Institute of Atlanta

    6600 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd., 100 Embassy Row, Atlanta, Georgia 30328-1635

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. Georgia Southern University

    Hwy 301 South, Statesboro, Georgia 30460

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. University of Georgia

    Athens, Georgia 30602

    62 U.S. News National University Ranking
  4. Paine College

    1235 15th St, Augusta, Georgia 30901-3182

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  5. Portfolio Center

    125 Bennett St NW, Atlanta, Georgia 30309

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  6. Shorter University

    315 Shorter Ave, Rome, Georgia 30165

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  7. Wesleyan College

    4760 Forsyth Rd, Macon, Georgia 31210-4462

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Georgia Vs. National Advertising Employment

Georgia 9,020
National 271,840

Of all of the advertising professionals in the country, nearly 3% are in the state of Georgia.

Employment Growth for Advertising professionals In Georgia

8,510 8,610 9,300 9,390 9,020
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of advertising professionals is growing in Georgia. In 2010 there were 510 more advertising professionals working in Georgia than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of advertising professionals has grown by 6%. This growth 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 Georgia

$64,310 $70,443 $73,005 $75,142 $78,328
$42,452 $44,373 $45,309 $46,939 $48,171
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Advertising
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of advertising professionals is growing, the salaries paid to advertising professionals are increasing in Georgia. The mean salary for advertising professionals in 2006 was $64,310 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $78,328 per year.

Salary percentiles for Advertising professionals in Georgia

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This represents a growth in salaries of 18%. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. Within the field of advertising, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid advertising professionals earning 262% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Georgia state.

Average Salaries for Advertising professionals and related professions in Georgia

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

Advertising professionals in Georgia earn, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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


As the number of advertising professionals is increasing in Georgia state, the number of students graduating from the 7 accredited advertising schools in Georgia state is also increasing. In Georgia, there were 304 graduates in 2006. And there were 382 graduates from advertising courses in 2010.

This represents a 26% increase in the number of advertising degree or certificate school graduates in Georgia state. Most of these graduates, or 88%, earned an bachelor's degree in advertising.

Advertising Faculty Salaries in Georgia

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