Cedar Rapids, IA (population: 130,349) has one advertising school within its city limits. Coe College has a total student population of 1,300. It is the 232nd highest ranked school in the USA and the 3rd highest in the state of Iowa (#1 is Luther College).
Advertising students from Cedar Rapids 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 Cedar Rapids area alone, there are 310 employed market research analysts earning an average salary of $65,970. Advertising and promotions managers in this area earn $76,590/yr and there are 40 employed.
Cedar Rapids lies in Linn county, which is one of the 52 counties in Iowa. Overall, the Cedar Rapids area has 136,700 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1% unemployment rate, $20/hr average worker wage, and a $41,070 average annual salary. Thus, about 0 out of every 1000 jobs in Cedar Rapids are held by advertising and promotions managers, and 2/1000 are held by market research analysts.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Coe College ends up costing a student $19,705/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Cedar Rapids|
|Iowa City||IA||69,842||2||33.2806||239||22.5 miles|
|Cedar Falls||IA||-||3||27.7287||174||55.2 miles|
|Rock Island||IL||-||2||34.7008||66||64.7 miles|
|West Burlington||IA||-||1||15.5796||40||83.6 miles|