Years of Experience
Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make approximately $84K annually on average. Overall, the greater share of Ogilvy and Mather folks have one to four years of experience and earn an average around $54K per year.
Associate Directors of Creative Services are the best paid with the average salary hovering at $120K annually; Content Strategists, Art Directors, and Account Executives also rank near the top of the list, pulling in about $60K, $57K, and $57K, respectively. Among the lower-paid positions at Ogilvy and Mather are Assistant Account Executives — the median salary for this role approaches around $40K.
Residents of Atlanta, Ga. pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is $66K per year; other top-paying cities include New York, N.Y. (approximately $61K) and Chicago, Ill. ($50K). Across Ogilvy and Mather's U.S. offices, employees in the state of Georgia earn the most, taking home about $66K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
The best paid folks at Ogilvy and Mather have a Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA), earning $120K per year.
In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Client Interaction; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of approximately $65K annually. Advertising is considered a run-of-the-mill skill; just under one in three of Ogilvy and Mather's people use it regularly. Account Management, Strategic Marketing, and Marketing Communications are also desirable skills.
Benefits and Perks
Only 22 percent enjoy paid vacation days and paid sick time — a rather disappointing finding. A solid majority of survey participants contribute to 401(k) savings accounts sponsored by the firm. For the vast majority of respondents, benefits include health insurance, and a solid majority of employees get dental coverage, too. Additional benefits of working here are a casual working environment, gym membership, a subsidized cell phone, and free drinks.