With an overall population of 19,243 and a student population of 7,277, approximately 7,277 of Pittsburg students attend one of Pittsburg's schools that offer marketing programs.
Pittsburg State University is the largest marketing school in Pittsburg, based on student population. Approximately 33 students graduated in 2010 from Pittsburg State University with credentials in marketing.
In 2010, 33 students graduated with a marketing degree in Pittsburg. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $14,862 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Pittsburg marketing schools was an average of $23,386 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for marketing related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,744 per year, on average, for room and board at Pittsburg-based marketing schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $9,102.
If you plan on staying in Pittsburg after graduating from marketing school, you should know that job prospects for marketing professionals in Pittsburg, which is the most popular marketing profession, are good. In 2010, of the 2,560 marketing professionals in Kansas, 430 were working in the greater Pittsburg area. Pittsburg's marketing professional workforce is projected to increase by 16% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for marketing professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a marketing professional in Pittsburg is $74,970 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for marketing professionals.