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Average Salary for Ogilvy and Mather Employees

The median salary at Ogilvy and Mather is $64K annually. At Ogilvy and Mather, the biggest piece of the paycheck puzzle is how long you've been working — it impacts salary more than anything else — though where you live and your role at the company each factor into the equation as well. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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How This Employer Pays

Ogilvy and Mather typically pays:
above market
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above market
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Employer: Ogilvy and Mather
Average Salary Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
National Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
[-]Account Executive (7)
$35,952 - $74,642  
[-]Account Executive (7)
Salary$38,020 - $69,278  
Total Pay$35,952 - $74,642  
[+]Art Director (3)
$46,526 - $118,397  
[+]Art Director (3)
Salary$46,884 - $110,440  
Total Pay$46,526 - $118,397  
[+]Assistant Account Executive (2)
$33,115 - $46,953  
[+]Assistant Account Executive (2)
Salary$33,673 - $46,356  
Total Pay$33,115 - $46,953  
[+]Account Planner, Advertising (2)
$44,034 - $93,694  
[+]Account Planner, Advertising (2)
Salary$43,814 - $88,814  
Total Pay$44,034 - $93,694  
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XWhen PayScale has limited employee-submitted data, we base estimated ranges on a broader set of relevant employee profiles to calculate the most accurate ranges for this job at this company.
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 29 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 54

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Advertising, Marketing

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Years of Experience

For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to around $79K per year. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (50 percent) have been working for one to four years and make $51K annually on average.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $108K per year) can be spotted in Parsippany, N.J.; Atlanta, Ga. ($66K), New York, N.Y. (approximately $63K), and Minneapolis, Minn. ($55K) are the next top-paying cities. Chicago, Ill. ranks low on the pay scale — at around $48K, it is one of the lowest-paid cities. By state, Ogilvy and Mather employees make the most in New Jersey, earning $108K annually on average.


Nearing the top of the pay scale are Art Directors, Executive Assistants, Advertising Account Planners, and Account Executives; while the first receives the highest median pay at approximately $88K per year, the other salaries come in at $77K, $76K, and about $55K, respectively. Assistant Account Executives at Ogilvy and Mather do not see much in the way of financial compensation and represent one of the lower-paid positions ($40K on average) at the company.

Certifications and Degrees

Ogilvy and Mather provides the highest financial reward to those with a B.A. in Communication — these employees rake in around $183K annually.


When it comes to skills, Market Research seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of $85K per year. Client Interaction is a popular skill among Ogilvy and Mather workers, with nearly one-fifth of those surveyed reporting using it on the job. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with Advertising, Account Management, and Project Management.

Benefits and Perks

Only two-fifths of workers at Ogilvy and Mather enjoy paid vacation time, and just one in three survey participants can take sick leave. A large number of workers set aside retirement funds in an employer-sponsored 401(k). Most workers can count on health insurance, and a large number of respondents have dental coverage as a benefit. Some other advantages of working at Ogilvy and Mather are a casual working environment, a company cell phone, gym membership, and life insurance.

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Key Stats for Ogilvy and Mather


73 %
27 %
$41,217 - $79,678
$40,851 - $132,656
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.
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