Years of Experience
Survey participants who have worked at Ogilvy and Mather for between five and 10 years earn $84K per year on average. The greater proportion of employees (57 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home median pay of approximately $54K annually.
The highest average salaries go to Associate Directors of Creative Services, who bring in close to about $120K per year, though Content Strategists are not far behind at around $60K along with Account Executives ($57K) and Copywriters ($56K). With salaries averaging around $40K, Assistant Account Executives are among the lowest paid at Ogilvy and Mather.
Residents of Atlanta, Ga. pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is $66K annually; other top-paying cities include New York, N.Y. ($60K) and Chicago, Ill. (about $50K). Across its U.S. offices, the state of Georgia pays Ogilvy and Mather the most — approximately $66K per year on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Employees who have a Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) make the most here, hauling in $120K annually.
The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Adobe Photoshop; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of approximately $68K per year. A skill that is commonly seen around here is Advertising; just under one in three deem it necessary for work. Account Management, Strategic Marketing, and Project Management are also desirable skills.
Benefits and Perks
22 percent — the minority — enjoy both paid vacation and paid sick time. A solid majority of workers take advantage of the 401(k) plan that Ogilvy and Mather sponsors. Almost all employees receive health insurance, and a strong majority of employees get dental coverage. Other privileges include a casual working environment, gym membership, a company cell phone, and free drinks.