Oklahoma City, OK (population: 564,147) has three advertising schools within its city limits. Oklahoma City University, the highest ranked school in the city with an advertising program, has a total student population of 3,829. It is the 310th highest ranked school in the USA and the highest in the state of Oklahoma.
Advertising students from Oklahoma City 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 Oklahoma City area alone, there are 800 employed market research analysts earning an average salary of $46,440. Advertising and promotions managers in this area earn $65,520/yr and there are 120 employed.
Oklahoma City lies in Oklahoma county, which is one of the 41 counties in Oklahoma. Overall, the Oklahoma City area has 564,710 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.5% unemployment rate, $18.31/hr average worker wage, and a $38,090 average annual salary. Thus, about 0.209 out of every 1000 jobs in Oklahoma City are held by advertising and promotions managers, and 1.423/1000 are held by market research analysts.
Of the 3 advertising schools in Oklahoma City, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Oklahoma City University comes out as the most expensive ($18,609/yr) for advertising students, with Oklahoma State University-Oklahoma City as the lowest, reported at only $5,899/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Oklahoma City|
|Midwest City||OK||57,117||2||17.3383||110||7.9 miles|
|El Reno||OK||-||2||15.8225||75||25.4 miles|
|Ponca City||OK||-||2||30.535||26||88.8 miles|