Macon, GA (population: 94,286) has two advertising schools within its city limits. Wesleyan College, the highest ranked school in the city 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 Macon 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.
Macon lies in Bibb county, which is one of the 106 counties in Georgia. Overall, the Macon area has 95,530 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2% unemployment rate, $17/hr average worker wage, and a $36,140 average annual salary.
Of the 2 advertising schools in Macon, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Wesleyan College comes out as the most expensive ($13,089/yr) for advertising students, with Central Georgia Technical College as the lowest, reported at only $5,106/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Macon|
|Warner Robins||GA||64,183||3||21.3509||61||16.0 miles|
|Fort Valley||GA||-||1||21.9471||51||23.8 miles|
|East Point||GA||43,748||1||19.2965||19||74.1 miles|
|North Atlanta||GA||51,827||0||-||0||80.5 miles|
|Phenix City||AL||-||1||9.50663||23||82.1 miles|