Years of Experience
Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make about $84K per year on average. Overall, the greater share of Ogilvy and Mather folks have one to four years of experience and earn an average approximately $54K annually.
Associate Directors of Creative Services earn the highest median pay at around $120K per year, followed by Content Strategists ($60K), Art Directors ($57K), and Account Executives ($57K). Assistant Account Executives make an average $40K, close to the bottom of the company pay scale.
Residents of Atlanta, Ga. pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is about $66K annually; other top-paying cities include New York, N.Y. (around $61K) and Chicago, Ill. ($50K). By state, the highest pay levels are found in Georgia, where the average Ogilvy and Mather employee makes approximately $66K per year.
Certifications and Degrees
Those with a Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) at Ogilvy and Mather come out on top, and their salaries approach $120K annually.
When it comes to skills, Client Interaction seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of $65K per year. Advertising is a popular skill among Ogilvy and Mather workers, with just under one in three of those surveyed reporting using it on the job. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with Account Management, Strategic Marketing, and Marketing Communications.
Benefits and Perks
The company pays out both vacation time and sick leave for only 22 percent. A fair number of respondents contribute to 401(k) savings accounts sponsored by the firm. For the vast majority of respondents, benefits include health insurance, and a fair number of employees get dental coverage, too. Ogilvy and Mather employees also enjoy perks such as a casual working environment, gym membership, a company cell phone, and free drinks.