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Advertising Schools
In River Forest, Illinois

In River Forest, there is only one advertising school where advertising faculty can find employment. The trends in River Forest's advertising academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes advertising training at the advertising bachelors degree level.


Professional Trends

River Forest Vs. Illinois Advertising Employment

River Forest 11,180
Illinois 14,650

Exactly 11,180 of Illinois' 14,650 advertising professionals work in River Forest. Between 2006 and 2010, in River Forest, there has been a 32% growth in the number of advertising professionals. As the employment for advertising professionals in River Forest has increased, overall employment in River Forest has also increased.

River Forest Vs. Illinois Advertising employment growth

11,920 12,400 12,970 13,290 14,650
8,490 8,900 9,360 9,820 11,180
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Illinois
  • Dark Yellow: River Forest

Advertising VS. All professions salaries in River Forest

$72,493 $76,313 $75,720 $72,540 $75,070
$43,430 $45,710 $47,740 $48,910 $49,140
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Advertising in River Forest
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in River Forest

As the number of advertising professionals in River Forest has grown, salaries for advertising professionals have also increased. In 2010 River Forest advertising professionals earned an average yearly salary of $75,070. Four years earlier in 2006, advertising professionals in River Forest made an average salary of $72,493 per year. The growth in the salary of advertising professionals in River Forest is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Advertising professionals in River Forest

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Advertising professionals in River Forest make a median yearly salary of $68,502. The difference in pay between the advertising professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 247%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $35,532 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $123,428 per year.

Average Salaries for Advertising professionals and related professions in River Forest

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

Advertising professional salaries in River Forest are, on average, higher than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Advertising schools in River Forest


There is only one accredited advertising school in the city. Many of River Forest's advertising professionals are graduates of this school.

Advertising Programs Offered In River Forest


There is one degree and certificate program in advertising offered by River Forest's advertising school.

Student Completed Advertising Degrees In River Forest


Approximately 9 students completed advertising courses in 2010.

Advertising Faculty Salaries in River Forest, Illinois

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