The marketing and advertising and retail industries have been some of the top fields for students who have majored in advertising. Post grads tend to find their first jobs as executive account managers over other professions such as graphic designers, while others find employment as media buyers, marketing specialists, or account coordinators. Advertising majors are also well versed in skills such as public relations, press releases, social media, and advertising.
Some of the largest advertising job providers are listed on the right-hand side of this page. Combined, they account for numerous job placements that attract advertising graduates.
Let’s zoom in and take a look at some of the most popular cities that graduates have found themselves living in after completing college.
Although there are many cities where advertising jobs are readily available, New York, New York has been one of the most popular, followed by Chicago in Illinois and Dallas in Texas. In fact, many advertising majors have preferred to stay in these cities over Los Angeles, California, and Austin, Texas.