Philadelphia has a general population of 1,517,550 and an overall student population of 150,997. Approximately 36,507 of Philadelphia's students are enrolled in schools that offer advertising programs.
Of the 1 advertising schools in Philadelphia, the largest advertising school, by student population, is Temple University. Approximately 124 students graduated in 2010 from Temple University with credentials in advertising.
In 2010, 203 students graduated with an advertising degree from one of Philadelphia's advertising schools. Tuition in 2009 at Philadelphia's advertising schools was $26,398 per year for instate students and $36,268 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for advertising related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Philadelphia-based advertising schools, you will have an added expense of $9,198 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $15,050.
If you decide to work as an advertiser in Philadelphia, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 2 advertisers in Pennsylvania were working in the greater Philadelphia area. The number of advertisers in Philadelphia is expected to increase by 5% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for advertisers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an advertiser in Philadelphia is $50,560 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for advertisers.
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