By state, the highest pay levels are found in California, where the average Ogilvy and Mather employee makes $175K annually.
Years of Experience
Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average salaries of about $81K per year. The greater proportion of employees (54 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home median pay of around $53K annually.
Nearing the top of the pay scale are Advertising Account Planners, Account Executives, Social Media Managers, and Assistant Account Executives; while the first receives the highest median pay at $76K per year, the other salaries come in at approximately $55K, $55K, and approximately $40K, respectively.
Certifications and Degrees
Those with a B.A. in Sociology at Ogilvy and Mather come out on top, and their salaries approach $75K annually.
The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be Graphic Design; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of around $135K per year. It's pretty common to find people here who know Account Management; nearly one in four consider it a key competency. Strategic Marketing, Advertising, and Client Interaction are also desirable skills.
Benefits and Perks
Only one in four respondents enjoy paid vacation days and paid sick time — a rather disappointing finding. A fair number of workers save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. Ogilvy and Mather provides health insurance to the vast majority of respondents, and a large number of survey participants do receive dental coverage. A few more workplace perks are a casual working environment, a subsidized cell phone, gym membership, and life insurance.