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Advertising Schools In South Carolina

In South Carolina, there are 3 accredited schools where advertising classes faculty can find employment. The trends in South Carolina's advertising academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in advertising includes advertising training at the advertising bachelors degree level.


  1. Bob Jones University

    1700 Wade Hampton Boulavard, Greenville, South Carolina 29614-0001

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. University of South Carolina-Columbia

    Columbia, South Carolina 29208

    111 U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. Winthrop University

    119 Tillman Hall, Rock Hill, South Carolina 29733

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

South Carolina Vs. National Advertising Employment

South Carolina 3,130
National 271,840

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

Employment Growth for Advertising professionals In South Carolina

3,330 3,410 3,460 3,200 3,130
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In South Carolina, advertising is a shrinking field. In South Carolina, 200 less advertising professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of advertising professionals has shrunk by 6%. This decline is faster than the national trend for advertising professionals which shows a 5% decrease in the number of advertising professionals working around the nation.

Advertising VS. All Professions salaries in South Carolina

$49,730 $56,228 $57,350 $60,330 $62,465
$39,422 $41,728 $43,045 $43,558 $44,811
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Advertising
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by advertising professionals is increasing in South Carolina. In 2006 advertising professionals made a mean salary of $49,730 per year, and in 2010 they made $62,465 per year.

Salary percentiles for Advertising professionals in South Carolina

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This represents a 20% growth in salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. Within the field of advertising, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid advertising professionals earning 214% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in South Carolina state.

Average Salaries for Advertising professionals and related professions in South Carolina

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

In South Carolina, advertising professionals make, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Advertising programs available for each degree type for all schools in South Carolina


As the number of advertising professionals is decreasing in South Carolina state, the number of students graduating from the 3 accredited advertising schools in South Carolina state is decreasing. In 2006 there were 257 advertising graduates from advertising courses in South Carolina and in 2010 there were 238 graduates.

There was a decrease in the number of advertising school degree or certificate graduates in South Carolina by 7%. 100% of these graduates received a bachelor's degree in advertising.

Advertising Faculty Salaries in South Carolina

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