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Advertising Schools
In Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

There are 5 advertising schools in Pittsburgh for faculty to choose from. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in advertising in the city of Pittsburgh, which encompasses advertising training at the advertising bachelors degree level.


Professional Trends

Pittsburgh Vs. Pennsylvania Advertising Employment

Pittsburgh 1,800
Pennsylvania 10,200

Exactly 1,800 of Pennsylvania's 10,200 advertising professionals work in Pittsburgh. Between 2006 and 2010, in Pittsburgh, there has been a 23% decline in the number of advertising professionals. As the employment for advertising professionals in Pittsburgh has decreased, overall employment in Pittsburgh has increased.

Pittsburgh Vs. Pennsylvania Advertising employment growth

12,400 12,550 12,030 11,740 10,200
2,330 2,490 2,230 2,240 1,800
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Pennsylvania
  • Dark Yellow: Pittsburgh

Advertising VS. All professions salaries in Pittsburgh

$59,130 $66,538 $70,568 $74,858 $73,698
$36,700 $38,190 $40,030 $41,450 $42,510
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Advertising in Pittsburgh
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Pittsburgh

Salaries for advertising professionals in Pittsburgh have increased. In 2010 Pittsburgh advertising professionals earned an average yearly salary of $73,698. Advertising professionals in Pittsburgh made a yearly average salary of $59,130, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of advertising professionals in Pittsburgh is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Advertising professionals in Pittsburgh

10th percentile
25th percentile
50th percentile
75th percentile
90th percentile

Pittsburgh advertising professionals earn a median yearly salary of $65,130. The 10% of advertising professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $35,452 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $105,327 per year.

Average Salaries for Advertising professionals and related professions in Pittsburgh

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

On average advertising professional salaries in Pittsburgh are higher than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Advertising schools in Pittsburgh


Many of Pittsburgh's advertising professionals are graduates of one of the 5 accredited advertising schools in the city.

Advertising Programs Offered In Pittsburgh


There are a total of 5 degree and certificate programs in advertising offered by Pittsburgh's advertising schools.

Student Completed Advertising Degrees In Pittsburgh


In 2010 approximately 46 students graduated from advertising courses.

Advertising Faculty Salaries in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

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