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Advertising Schools In Kansas

In Kansas, there are 2 accredited schools where advertising classes faculty can find employment. The trends in Kansas' advertising academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in advertising includes advertising training at the advertising bachelors degree level.


  1. Kansas Wesleyan University

    100 E. Claflin Ave., Salina, Kansas 67401-6196

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. The Art Institutes International_??_??_Kansas City

    8202 Melrose Drive, Lenexa, Kansas 66214-1625

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Kansas Vs. National Advertising Employment

Kansas 2,460
National 271,840

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

Employment Growth for Advertising professionals In Kansas

920 2,560 2,540 2,580 2,460
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Kansas, the field of advertising is growing. In Kansas, 1,540 more advertising professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Kansas, this field has grown by 167% in four years. This growth is faster than the national trend for advertising professionals which shows a 5% decrease in the number of advertising professionals working around the nation.

Advertising VS. All Professions salaries in Kansas

$62,175 $59,670 $58,788 $60,525 $63,320
$41,394 $43,120 $44,217 $45,570 $46,014
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 Kansas. The mean salary for advertising professionals in 2006 was $62,175 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $63,320 per year.

Salary percentiles for Advertising professionals in Kansas

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This represents a growth in salaries of 2%. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In the state of Kansas, 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 223%

Average Salaries for Advertising professionals and related professions in Kansas

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

In Kansas, advertising professionals make, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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


The number of students graduating from the 2 accredited advertising schools in Kansas is decreasing.

There was a decrease in the number of advertising school degree or certificate graduates in Kansas by 100%. A majority of these graduates, or 100%, graduated with a bachelor's degree in advertising.

Advertising Faculty Salaries in Kansas

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