Smyrna, GA (population: 51,091) has thirteen advertising schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. University of Georgia, the highest ranked school in this group with an advertising program, has a total student population of 34,885. It is the 38th highest ranked school in the USA and one of the highest in the state . To learn more about advertising programs in Smyrna, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of advertising professors at University of Georgia such as Jennifer Griffith.
Advertising students from Smyrna 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 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta area alone, there are 5,850 employed market research analysts earning an average salary of $62,240. Advertising and promotions managers in this area earn $110,690/yr and there are 840 employed.
Smyrna lies in Cobb county, which is one of the 106 counties in Georgia. Overall, the Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta area has 2,290,890 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0% unemployment rate, $22/hr average worker wage, and a $45,520 average annual salary. Thus, about 0 out of every 1000 jobs in Smyrna are held by advertising and promotions managers, and 3/1000 are held by market research analysts.
Of the 13 advertising schools with a 100-mile radius of Smyrna, 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 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 Smyrna|
|North Atlanta||GA||51,827||0||-||0||10.9 miles|
|East Point||GA||43,748||1||19.2965||19||14.1 miles|
|Mount Berry||GA||-||1||63.3969||60||47.2 miles|
|Rock Spring||GA||-||1||1.08982||0||77.8 miles|
|Toccoa Falls||GA||-||1||28.3429||33||83.2 miles|
|Fort Valley||GA||-||1||21.9471||51||98.1 miles|