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Advertising Schools In Oregon

Advertising classes faculty can choose to work at one of 2 accredited advertising schools in Oregon. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of advertising and advertising training in Oregon, which includes advertising training at the advertising bachelors degree level.


  1. The Art Institute of Portland

    1122 NW Davis St., Portland, Oregon 97209-2911

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. University of Oregon

    110 Johnson Hall, Eugene, Oregon 97403

    101 U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Oregon Vs. National Advertising Employment

Oregon 3,410
National 271,840

Of all of the advertising professionals that work in the US, approximately 1% work in Oregon state.

Employment Growth for Advertising professionals In Oregon

3,830 3,860 3,780 3,690 3,410
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Advertising is a shrinking field in Oregon. There were 420 less advertising professionals working in Oregon in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of advertising professionals has shrunk by 11%. This is faster than the trend for advertising professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of advertising professionals has shrunk by 5% between 2006 and 2010.

Advertising VS. All Professions salaries in Oregon

$60,708 $64,248 $70,795 $71,910 $74,420
$45,036 $46,427 $47,124 $48,511 $50,274
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Advertising
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Oregon, as the number of advertising professionals is declining, the salaries earned by advertising professionals are increasing. The mean salary for advertising professionals in 2006 was $60,708 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $74,420 per year.

Salary percentiles for Advertising professionals in Oregon

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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 Oregon, 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 137%

Average Salaries for Advertising professionals and related professions in Oregon

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

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

Educational Trends

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


As the number of advertising professionals is decreasing in Oregon state, the number of students graduating from the 2 accredited advertising schools in Oregon state is increasing. In 2006 there were 155 advertising graduates from advertising courses in Oregon and in 2010 there were 174 graduates.

Thus there was a 12% percent increase in the number of advertising school degree or certificate graduates in Oregon. Most of these graduates, or 100%, earned a bachelor's degree in advertising.

Advertising Faculty Salaries in Oregon

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