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Advertising Schools
In Seattle, Washington

The city of Seattle has only one school where advertising faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the advertising academic community in Seattle, and the future trends. Academia in advertising includes advertising training at the advertising bachelors degree level.


Professional Trends

Seattle Vs. Washington Advertising Employment

Seattle 4,260
Washington 6,540

Exactly 4,260 of Washington State's 6,540 advertising professionals work in Seattle. Between 2006 and 2010, in Seattle, there has been a 37% growth in the number of advertising professionals. As the employment for advertising professionals in Seattle has increased, overall employment in Seattle has also increased.

Seattle Vs. Washington Advertising employment growth

5,210 5,970 6,590 6,360 6,540
3,100 3,690 4,140 3,990 4,260
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Washington
  • Dark Yellow: Seattle

Advertising VS. All professions salaries in Seattle

$83,545 $87,010 $84,935 $83,572 $84,395
$47,730 $49,890 $51,680 $53,240 $54,610
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Advertising in Seattle
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Seattle

In Seattle, salaries for advertising professionals have increased. Seattle advertising professionals made $84,395 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for advertising professionals in Seattle was $83,545 per year. The growth in the salary of advertising professionals in Seattle is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Advertising professionals in Seattle

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

Advertising professionals in Seattle make a median yearly salary of $75,508. The 10% of advertising professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $46,085 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $128,033 per year.

Average Salaries for Advertising professionals and related professions in Seattle

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

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

Educational Trends

Advertising schools in Seattle


Many of Seattle's advertising professionals are graduates of the only accredited advertising school in the city.

Advertising Programs Offered In Seattle


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

Student Completed Advertising Degrees In Seattle


Approximately 20 students completed advertising courses in 2010.

Advertising Faculty Salaries in Seattle, Washington

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