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Average Salary for Ogilvy and Mather Employees

The average employee at Ogilvy and Mather takes home $67K per year. Your experience level plays the largest role in compensation at Ogilvy and Mather, but what you do at the company and where you live affect income (to a lesser degree) as well. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

How This Employer Pays

Ogilvy and Mather typically pays:
above market

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Employer: Ogilvy and Mather
Average Salary Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
National Data (?
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[-]Art Director (4)
$47,047 - $116,341  
[-]Art Director (4)
Salary$48,064 - $111,228  
Total Pay$47,047 - $116,341  
[+]Account Executive (3)
$35,101 - $73,932  
[+]Account Executive (3)
Salary$36,723 - $69,557  
Total Pay$35,101 - $73,932  
[+]Account Planner, Advertising (2)
$44,198 - $93,080  
[+]Account Planner, Advertising (2)
Salary$42,744 - $89,966  
Total Pay$44,198 - $93,080  
[+]Executive Assistant (2)
$45,558 - $95,278  
[+]Executive Assistant (2)
Salary$49,911 - $91,219  
Total Pay$45,558 - $95,278  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 7 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 51
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Ogilvy and Mather Details

New York City,

Advertising, Marketing

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Years of Experience

Staying at the company for five to ten years brings notable financial rewards; the average income in this window is $81K annually. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (40 percent) have been working for one to four years and make around $46K per year.


Associate Directors of Creative Services rake in the most money, with average earnings of approximately $130K; Art Directors come in second with typical earnings amounting to $85K, while Executive Assistants and Advertising Account Planners rank near the top as well ($77K and about $76K, respectively). Financial compensation for Account Executives is rather low — only $55K — relative to the rest of the company.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($94K annually) can be spotted in Atlanta; Parsippany (around $80K), New York (approximately $74K), and Chicago (about $65K) are the next top-paying cities. High paychecks are not found in Minneapolis; in fact, at $55K it is one of the worst-paid cities. By state, the highest pay levels are found in Georgia, where the average Ogilvy and Mather employee makes about $94K per year.

Certifications and Degrees

The best paid folks at Ogilvy and Mather have a B.A. in Communication, earning approximately $183K annually.


When it comes to skills, employees who report Branding among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of $88K. Advertising is a popular skill in the Ogilvy and Mather workforce; about one in five of those surveyed report putting it to use in their jobs. Project Management, Client Interaction, and Strategic Marketing are also desirable skills.

Benefits and Perks

As part of compensation, Ogilvy and Mather gives paid vacation to 38 percent and paid sick leave to 29 percent. Employees can save for retirement by joining one of several savings plans such as a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for a solid majority of workers, and a strong majority of workers report receiving dental coverage as well. Some other perks are a casual working environment, a subsidized cell phone, and life insurance.

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Key Stats

65 %
35 %
$41,106 - $82,007
$42,500 - $116,997
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

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