Dalton, GA has eleven advertising schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Portfolio Center, the highest ranked school in this group with an advertising program, has a total student population of 119. It is the 720th highest ranked school in the USA and the 21st highest in the state of Georgia (#1 is Emory University).
Advertising students from Dalton 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.
Dalton lies in Whitfield county, which is one of the 106 counties in Georgia. Overall, the Dalton area has 66,740 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2% unemployment rate, $17/hr average worker wage, and a $34,740 average annual salary.
Of the 11 advertising schools with a 100-mile radius of Dalton, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, The Art Institute of Atlanta comes out as the most expensive ($36,852/yr) for advertising students, with Pellissippi State Technical Community College as the lowest, reported at only $5,825/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Dalton|
|Rock Spring||GA||-||1||1.08982||0||15.9 miles|
|Mount Berry||GA||-||1||63.3969||60||36.3 miles|
|North Atlanta||GA||51,827||0||-||0||72.8 miles|
|East Point||GA||43,748||1||19.2965||19||81.3 miles|
|Toccoa Falls||GA||-||1||28.3429||33||92.5 miles|