Tucson, AZ (population: 551,067) has two advertising schools within its city limits. The Art Center Design College-Tucson, the highest ranked school in the city with an advertising program, has a total student population of 279. It is the 2714th highest ranked school in the USA and the 30th highest in the state of Arizona (#1 is Northern Arizona University).
Advertising students from Tucson 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 Tucson area alone, there are 570 employed market research analysts earning an average salary of $58,840. Advertising and promotions managers in this area earn $69,890/yr and there are 110 employed.
Tucson lies in Pima county, which is one of the 15 counties in Arizona. Overall, the Tucson area has 362,000 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1% unemployment rate, $20/hr average worker wage, and a $40,870 average annual salary. Thus, about 0 out of every 1000 jobs in Tucson are held by advertising and promotions managers, and 2/1000 are held by market research analysts.
Of the 2 advertising schools in Tucson, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, The Art Center Design College-Tucson comes out as the most expensive ($35,307/yr) for advertising students, with The Art Institute of Tucson as the lowest, reported at only $25,117/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Tucson|
|Sierra Vista||AZ||44,234||0||-||0||55.0 miles|
|Casa Grande||AZ||47,388||1||16.7022||3||68.8 miles|