Salem has a total population of 40,407 and a student population of 10,125. Of these students, 10,125 are enrolled in schools that offer advertising programs.
Salem's largest advertising school is Salem State University. Approximately 28 students graduated in 2010 from Salem State University with credentials in advertising.
In 2010, 47 students graduated with an advertising degree from one of Salem's advertising schools. Tuition in 2009 at Salem's advertising schools was $19,443 per year for instate students and $25,583 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $900 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a advertising program in Salem. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,439 per year, on average, for room and board at Salem-based advertising schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $12,148.
Many advertising graduates choose to work as advertisers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Salem, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 3,950 advertisers in Massachusetts, 40 were working in the greater Salem area. The government projects that the number of advertisers in Salem will increase by 2% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for advertisers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an advertiser in Salem is $45,650 per year, which is lower than the average for advertisers state-wide.
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