Albuquerque, NM (population: 535,923) has one advertising school within its city limits. The Art Center Design College-Albuquerque has a total student population of 252. It is the 3539th highest ranked school in the USA and the 13th highest in the state of New Mexico (#1 is New Mexico State University-Main Campus).
Advertising students from Albuquerque 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 Albuquerque area alone, there are 170 employed market research analysts earning an average salary of $52,510. Advertising and promotions managers in this area earn $58,600/yr and there are 100 employed.
Albuquerque lies in Bernalillo county, which is one of the 23 counties in New Mexico. Overall, the Albuquerque area has 381,870 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.6% unemployment rate, $19.31/hr average worker wage, and a $40,170 average annual salary. Thus, about 0.269 out of every 1000 jobs in Albuquerque are held by advertising and promotions managers, and 0.450/1000 are held by market research analysts.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, The Art Center Design College-Albuquerque ends up costing a student $34,902/yr.