Years of Experience
Survey participants who have worked at Ogilvy and Mather for between five and 10 years earn $81K per year on average. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Ogilvy and Mather employees (51 percent) have one to four years of experience and earn $52K annually on average.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $108K per year) can be spotted in Parsippany, N.J.; Atlanta, Ga. ($66K), New York, N.Y. (about $62K), and Chicago, Ill. (around $48K) are the next top-paying cities. By state, the highest compensation levels appear in New Jersey, where the average salary is approximately $108K annually.
The highest average salaries go to Art Directors, who bring in close to $90K per year, though Advertising Account Planners are not far behind at $76K along with Administrative Assistants (about $55K) and Account Executives (around $54K). Earning only $40K on average, Assistant Account Executives make less than most people in 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 $183K annually.
The highest-paying skill to have may be Graphic Design; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of approximately $135K per year. Project Management is a popular skill in the Ogilvy and Mather workforce; just under a fourth of those surveyed report putting it to use in their jobs. Other top skills include Account Management, Client Interaction, and Advertising.
Benefits and Perks
Ogilvy and Mather lets only 38 percent take paid vacation and only one in four survey participants take sick leave. A large number of employees report contributing to a 401(k). Perks cover health insurance for most survey participants and dental coverage for most employees. Advantages of working here also include a casual working environment, a company cell phone, life insurance, and gym membership.