Creative Directors earn the highest median pay at $173K annually, followed by Associate Directors of Creative Services (about $120K), Content Strategists (around $75K), and Account Executives (approximately $59K). 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 ($41K on average) at the company.
Years of Experience
For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to $97K per year. The largest slice of the Ogilvy and Mather workforce (52 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, approximately $54K annually.
U.S. pay levels are highest in the state of Georgia; salaries there average to about $85K per year.
Certifications and Degrees
The best paid folks at Ogilvy and Mather have a Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA), earning $115K annually.
In this position, it pays to have Client Interaction in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of around $88K per year. Advertising is regularly seen around here; just under a third of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Employees also tend to know Marketing Communications, Strategic Marketing, and Project Management.
Benefits and Perks
Just 18 percent receive paid time off. A strong majority of respondents save for retirement through Ogilvy and Mather's 401(k) plan. Perks cover health insurance for almost all workers and dental coverage for a strong majority of employees. Employees can also look forward to a casual working environment, a subsidized cell phone, gym membership, and free drinks.