Normal has a total population of 45,386 and a student population of 26,450. Of these students, 21,184 are enrolled in schools that offer advertising programs.
Illinois State University is the largest advertising school in Normal, based on student population. In 2010, Illinois State University graduated approximately 83 students from its advertising program.
In 2010, 83 students graduated with an advertising degree in Normal. If you decide to attend one of Normal's advertising schools, you can expect to pay an average of $22,751 per year in instate tuition and $28,781 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,084 for advertising related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Normal-based advertising schools, you will have an added expense of $7,882 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as an advertiser in Normal, your job prospects are average. In 2010, there were 6,950 advertisers in Illinois. Of these advertisers, 50 were working in the greater Normal area. The government projects that the number of advertisers in Normal will increase by 9% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for advertisers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an advertiser in Normal is $27,910 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for advertisers.