Years of Experience
Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make $81K annually on average. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (53 percent) have been working for one to four years and make approximately $52K per year on average.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($108K annually) can be spotted in Parsippany, N.J.; Atlanta, Ga. (about $66K), New York, N.Y. ($62K), and Chicago, Ill. (around $48K) are the next top-paying cities. By state, Ogilvy and Mather pays its New Jersey employees the most; the pay rate there is approximately $108K per year.
Nearing the top of the pay scale are Art Directors, Advertising Account Planners, Account Executives, and Assistant Account Executives; while the first receives the highest median pay at about $90K annually, the other salaries come in at $76K, $54K, and $40K, respectively.
Certifications and Degrees
Those with a B.A. in Communication at Ogilvy and Mather come out on top, and their salaries approach around $183K per year.
The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be Graphic Design; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of $135K annually. Account Management is a popular skill in the Ogilvy and Mather workforce; one-fifth of those surveyed report putting it to use in their jobs. Three more common skills are Project Management, Strategic Marketing, and Advertising.
Benefits and Perks
Two in five survey participants receive paid vacation, and only 28 percent get sick leave. The vast majority of survey participants plan for retirement by taking advantage of the company-sponsored 401(k) program. A large number of employees have health insurance, and benefits for a solid majority of survey participants also include dental insurance. Advantages of working here also include a casual working environment, a subsidized cell phone, life insurance, and gym membership.