Phenix City, AL has nine advertising schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Wesleyan College, the highest ranked school in this group with an advertising program, has a total student population of 685. It is the 505th highest ranked school in the USA and the 15th highest in the state of Georgia (#1 is Emory University).
Advertising students from Phenix City schools who go on to become advertisers, advertising specialists, marketing specialists, marketers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 35,760 people working as advertising and promotions managers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $97,670. Also, Market research analysts make on average $67,500 per year and there are about 226,410 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Columbus-AL area alone, there are 100 employed market research analysts earning an average salary of $56,920. Advertising and promotions managers in this area earn $76,340/yr and there are 40 employed.
Phenix City lies in Russell county, which is one of the 67 counties in Alabama. Overall, the Columbus-AL area has 113,640 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1% unemployment rate, $18/hr average worker wage, and a $36,680 average annual salary. Thus, about 0 out of every 1000 jobs in Phenix City are held by advertising and promotions managers, and 1/1000 are held by market research analysts.
Of the 9 advertising schools with a 100-mile radius of Phenix City, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, The Creative Circus comes out as the most expensive ($28,445/yr) for advertising students, with Darton College as the lowest, reported at only $4,754/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Phenix City|
|Auburn University||AL||-||1||74.9047||131||29.7 miles|
|Alexander City||AL||-||1||11.6004||38||64.4 miles|
|Fort Valley||GA||-||1||21.9471||51||65.2 miles|
|Warner Robins||GA||64,183||3||21.3509||61||80.5 miles|
|East Point||GA||43,748||1||19.2965||19||88.5 miles|