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Advertising Schools In Indiana

In Indiana, there are 8 accredited schools where advertising classes faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the advertising academic community in Indiana, and the future trends in advertising training at the following levels:


  1. Ball State University

    2000 University Ave, Muncie, Indiana 47306

    181 U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. Butler University

    4600 Sunset Ave, Indianapolis, Indiana 46208

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. Goshen College

    1700 S Main St, Goshen, Indiana 46526-4794

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  4. Huntington University

    2303 College Ave, Huntington, Indiana 46750

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  5. University of Southern Indiana

    8600 University Blvd, Evansville, Indiana 47712

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  6. Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College

    St Hwy 150, Saint Mary-Of-The-Woods, Indiana 47876-1099

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  7. Valparaiso University

    US Highway 30 and Sturdy Road, Valparaiso, Indiana 46383

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  8. Vincennes University

    1002 N First St, Vincennes, Indiana 47591

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Indiana Vs. National Advertising Employment

Indiana 4,540
National 271,840

Of all of the advertising professionals in the country, nearly 2% are in the state of Indiana.

Employment Growth for Advertising professionals In Indiana

4,410 4,880 5,470 5,060 4,540
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Advertising is a growing field in Indiana. In Indiana, 130 more advertising professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of advertising has grown by 3% in Indiana. This growth is slower 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 Indiana

$57,623 $58,290 $60,565 $61,090 $64,135
$41,263 $43,445 $44,845 $44,830 $45,974
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Advertising
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to advertising professionals are growing in Indiana. The mean salary for advertising professionals in 2006 was $57,623 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $64,135 per year.

Salary percentiles for Advertising professionals in Indiana

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This represents a growth in salaries of 10%. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In the state of Indiana, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of advertising. The pay differential between the highest paid advertising professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 245%

Average Salaries for Advertising professionals and related professions in Indiana

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

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

Educational Trends

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


As the number of advertising professionals is increasing in Indiana state, the number of students graduating from the 8 accredited advertising schools in Indiana state is decreasing. In 2006, 114 students graduated from advertising courses in Indiana. And in 2010, 101 students graduated.

Thus there was a 11% percent decrease in the number of advertising school degree or certificate graduates in Indiana. A majority of these graduates, or 75%, graduated with an bachelor's degree in advertising.

Advertising Faculty Salaries in Indiana

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