Covington, KY (population: 43,469) has twelve advertising schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. University of Kentucky, the highest ranked school in this group with an advertising program, has a total student population of 26,295. It is the 152nd highest ranked school in the USA and one of the highest in the state .
Advertising students from Covington 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 Cincinnati-Middletown-KY-IN area alone, there are 2,110 employed market research analysts earning an average salary of $61,410. Advertising and promotions managers in this area earn $90,020/yr and there are 170 employed.
Covington lies in Kenton county, which is one of the 55 counties in Kentucky. Overall, the Cincinnati-Middletown-KY-IN area has 994,930 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.9% unemployment rate, $20.35/hr average worker wage, and a $42,340 average annual salary. Thus, about 0.175 out of every 1000 jobs in Covington are held by advertising and promotions managers, and 2.118/1000 are held by market research analysts.
Of the 12 advertising schools with a 100-mile radius of Covington, only 6 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, School of Advertising Art Inc comes out as the most expensive ($28,009/yr) for advertising students, with Sinclair Community College as the lowest, reported at only $3,687/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Covington|
|Crestview Hills||KY||-||1||24.073||65||4.1 miles|
|Saint Martin||OH||-||1||11.3716||2||35.2 miles|
|Yellow Springs||OH||-||2||0.482738||0||62.6 miles|
|Concord Twp||OH||-||1||37.8234||22||86.0 miles|
|New Boston||OH||-||1||21.3268||7||87.0 miles|
|New Albany||IN||-||1||50.4945||53||88.1 miles|