Searcy has a total population of 18,928 and a student population of 6,590. Of these students, 6,484 are enrolled in schools that offer advertising programs.
The largest advertising school in Searcy, by student population, is Harding University. In 2010, Harding University graduated approximately 9 students from its advertising program.
In 2010, 17 students graduated with an advertising degree from one of Searcy's advertising schools. If you decide to attend a advertising school in Searcy, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $13,580.
You should also anticipate spending about $900 for advertising related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Searcy-based advertising schools, you will have an added expense of $6,224 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many advertising graduates choose to work as advertisers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Searcy, your job prospects are good. There were 1,470 advertisers working in Arkansas and 30 working in the greater Searcy area in 2010. The government projects that the number of advertisers in Searcy will increase by 14% 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 Searcy is $28,710 per year, which is lower than the average for advertisers state-wide.
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