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Advertising Schools In North Carolina

Advertising classes faculty can choose to work at one of 3 accredited advertising schools in North Carolina. The trends in North Carolina's 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. Appalachian State University

    Boone, North Carolina 28608

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. Campbell University

    450 Leslie Campbell Ave, Buies Creek, North Carolina 27506

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. North Carolina A & T State University

    1601 E Market St, Greensboro, North Carolina 27411

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

North Carolina Vs. National Advertising Employment

North Carolina 6,170
National 271,840

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

Employment Growth for Advertising professionals In North Carolina

5,980 6,680 7,160 7,000 6,170
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In North Carolina, the field of advertising is growing. 190 more advertising professionals were working in North Carolina in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 3% growth in the field. 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 North Carolina

$62,268 $64,145 $69,770 $72,005 $76,108
$42,193 $43,618 $45,387 $46,982 $48,254
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Advertising
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to advertising professionals are growing in North Carolina. Advertising professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $62,268 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $76,108 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Advertising professionals in North Carolina

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This represents a growth in salaries of 18%. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In the state of North Carolina, 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 232%

Average Salaries for Advertising professionals and related professions in North Carolina

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

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

Educational Trends

Advertising programs available for each degree type for all schools in North Carolina


As the number of advertising professionals is increasing in North Carolina state, the number of students graduating from the 3 accredited advertising schools in North Carolina state is decreasing. In 2006 there were 152 advertising graduates from advertising courses in North Carolina and in 2010 there were 135 graduates.

Thus there was a 11% percent decrease in the number of advertising school degree or certificate graduates in North Carolina. A majority of these graduates, or 100%, graduated with a bachelor's degree in advertising.

Advertising Faculty Salaries in North Carolina

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