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.