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Advertising Schools
In San Marcos, California

In San Marcos, there is only one advertising school where advertising faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of advertising and advertising education in San Marcos, which includes advertising training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

San Marcos Vs. California Advertising Employment

San Marcos 2,350
California 29,740

Exactly 2,350 of California's 29,740 advertising professionals work in San Marcos. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of advertising professionals in San Marcos has shrunk by 32%. As the number of advertising professionals in San Marcos has decreased, overall employment in San Marcos has increased.

San Marcos Vs. California Advertising employment growth

36,000 34,400 33,030 31,960 29,740
3,450 3,540 2,810 2,560 2,350
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: San Marcos

Advertising VS. All professions salaries in San Marcos

$73,787 $80,138 $87,840 $83,420 $78,435
$43,600 $45,210 $47,250 $48,860 $50,200
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Advertising in San Marcos
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in San Marcos

In San Marcos, salaries for advertising professionals have increased. In 2010 San Marcos advertising professionals earned an average yearly salary of $78,435. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for advertising professionals in San Marcos was $73,787 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in San Marcos.

Salary percentiles for Advertising professionals in San Marcos

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

Advertising professionals in San Marcos earn a median salary of $71,240 per year. The difference in pay between the advertising professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 228%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $35,938 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $117,803 per year.

Average Salaries for Advertising professionals and related professions in San Marcos

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

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

Educational Trends

Advertising schools in San Marcos


Many of San Marcos' advertising professionals are graduates of the only accredited advertising school in the city.

Advertising Programs Offered In San Marcos


San Marcos' advertising schools offer 2 advertising degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Advertising Degrees In San Marcos


In 2010 approximately 3 students completed advertising courses.

Advertising Faculty Salaries in San Marcos, California

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