Graduate Salary
4 years
Avg Length

Advertising Requirements

The Bachelor of Advertising degree takes approximately four years to complete, and applicants typically need to hold a high school diploma for entrance. Students explore methods for learning what customers want and how to develop advertising campaigns that reach and persuade those populations. Advertising coursework focuses on critical thinking, effective communication, writing, editing and visualizing ideas and incorporates elements of social science research, statistics, multicultural studies and visual design.

Advertising Careers

The career trajectory of people with an Advertising degree appears to be focused around a few careers. The most common career that users with Advertising degrees have experience in is Advertising Manager, followed by Art Director, Copywriter, Advertising Sales Agent, Graphic Designer, Digital Marketing Specialist, Account Manager, Marketing Manager, Social Media Manager, and Public Relations Specialist.

Career % of graduates % of population Multiple
Advertising Manager 5.8% 0.2% 23.5×
Art Director 4.2% 0.2% 23.3×
Copywriter 5.3% 0.5% 11.4×
Advertising Sales Agent 4.4% 0.1% 42.0×
Graphic Designer 6.2% 1.4% 4.3×
Digital Marketing Specialist 5.2% 0.6% 9.1×
Account Manager 3.9% 0.4% 8.7×
Marketing Manager 5.3% 1.3% 4.2×
Social Media Manager 5.7% 0.4% 14.1×
Public Relations Specialist 6.7% 0.3% 20.3×

Advertising Salary

Advertising graduates earn on average $k, putting them in the bottom percentile of earners with a degree.

Percentile Earnings after graduation ($1000s USD)
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Advertising Underemployment

Advertising graduates are highly employed compared to other graduates. We have collected data on three types of underemployment. Part-time refers to work that is less than 30 hours per week. Non-college refers to work that does not require a college degree. Low-paying includes a list of low-wage service jobs such as janitorial work, serving, or dishwashing.

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