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Advertising Schools
In Grand Rapids, Michigan

There is only one advertising school in Grand Rapids for faculty to choose from. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the advertising academic community in Grand Rapids, and the future trends. Academia in advertising includes advertising training at the advertising bachelors degree level.


Professional Trends

Grand Rapids Vs. Michigan Advertising Employment

Grand Rapids 480
Michigan 6,210

Exactly 480 of Michigan's 6,210 advertising professionals work in Grand Rapids. There has been a 16% decline in the number of advertising professionals in Grand Rapids between the years 2006 and 2010. Overall employment in Grand Rapids has increased.

Grand Rapids Vs. Michigan Advertising employment growth

7,380 6,500 6,600 6,010 6,210
570 510 500 400 480
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Michigan
  • Dark Yellow: Grand Rapids

Advertising VS. All professions salaries in Grand Rapids

$60,755 $62,528 $68,727 $64,765 $64,210
$38,060 $39,250 $40,460 $40,710 $41,010
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Advertising in Grand Rapids
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Grand Rapids

Salaries for advertising professionals in Grand Rapids have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $64,210 per year was earned by advertising professionals in Grand Rapids. Advertising professionals in Grand Rapids made a yearly average salary of $60,755, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of advertising professionals in Grand Rapids is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Advertising professionals in Grand Rapids

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Advertising professionals make a median salary of $55,598 per year in Grand Rapids. The difference in pay between the advertising professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 269%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $30,550 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $112,638 per year.

Average Salaries for Advertising professionals and related professions in Grand Rapids

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

On average advertising professionals in Grand Rapids earn salaries that are higher than the salaries earned by other professionals in Grand Rapids.

Educational Trends

Advertising schools in Grand Rapids


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

Advertising Programs Offered In Grand Rapids

No data at this time.

There is one degree and certificate program in advertising offered by Grand Rapids' advertising school.

Student Completed Advertising Degrees In Grand Rapids

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Advertising Faculty Salaries in Grand Rapids, Michigan

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