Commerce has a general population of 7,669 and an overall student population of 9,021. Approximately 9,021 of Commerce's students are enrolled in schools that offer advertising programs.
Texas A & M University-Commerce is the largest advertising school in Commerce, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 6 students graduated from the Advertising program at Texas A & M University-Commerce.
In 2010, 6 students graduated with an advertising degree in Commerce. Tuition in 2009 at Commerce's advertising schools was $17,320 per year for instate students and $25,660 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,400 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a advertising program in Commerce. And if you live on campus at one of the Commerce-based advertising schools, you will have an added expense of $7,090 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in advertising, if you decide to work as an advertiser in Commerce, your job prospects are not very good. There were 8,560 advertisers working in Texas and 2,540 working in the greater Commerce area in 2010. The government projects that the number of advertisers in Commerce will increase by 7% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for advertisers.
As an advertiser in Commerce, you can expect to make an average salary of $53,600 per year. This is higher than the average salary for advertisers in the state.
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