Account Manager, Advertising Salary

Median pay for Advertising Account Managers in the United States lies in the neighborhood of $51K annually. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career length. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a little more than half. Advertising Account Managers survey participants are largely women, dominating at 66 percent. For the most part, Advertising Account Managers enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$35,116 - $77,960
$35K
$51K
$78K
MEDIAN: $50,507
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50%
90%

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$11.84 - $44.70
$12
$17
$45
MEDIAN: $16.54
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$35,116 - $77,960  
   
Bonus
$957 - $19,919  
Profit Sharing
$1,000  
Commission
$1,030 - $29,364  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$35,673 - $87,119  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 182
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$11.84 - $44.70  
   
Overtime
$25.75  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$957 - $19,919  
   
Commission
$1,030 - $29,364  
Profit Sharing
$1,000  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$35,673 - $87,119  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 10

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Job Description for Account Manager, Advertising

Advertising account manager are responsible for effectively managing all advertising accounts for their company. They participate in all aspects of advertising, from idea creation to development to advertising distribution. These managers work with advertising professionals to increase brand loyalty and build advertising accounts for their organization, as well as develop excellent business relationships with customers and external partners. Advertising account managers also use market research to help implement advertising campaigns in an efficient way. Generally, they report their progress to the advertising vice president in their department.

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Account Manager, Advertising Tasks

  • Develop proposals for advertising strategies to present to potential and current customers.
  • Serve as a liaison between the customer and design team.
  • Work with customers to plan and implement advertising campaigns.

Common Career Paths for Account Manager, Advertising


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It's not very common for Advertising Account Managers to move on to become Advertising Account Directors. Average pay for an Advertising Account Director is $96K annually.

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Popular Skills for Account Manager, Advertising


Advertising Account Managers report using a diverse set of skills on the job. Lucky workers who know Strategic Marketing can expect a significant pay bump, scoring salaries 28 percent above average. Customer Relationship Management (CRM) and Account Management are also correlated to pay that is above average, with increases between 5 percent and 28 percent. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Data Analysis. Most people skilled in Advertising are similarly competent in Marketing Communications and Customer Relationship Management (CRM).

Pay by Experience Level for Account Manager, Advertising

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $47K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $64K. Advertising Account Managers see a median salary of $60K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Seasoned workers who boast more than two decades of relevant experience enjoy a median salary of $69K, which is substantially larger than the medians reported by folks with fewer years on their resumes.

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Key Stats for Account Manager, Advertising

Gender

Female
66 %
Male
34 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 23 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
6%
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Experience Affects Account Manager, Advertising Salaries

Late-Career
▲31%

▲23%

▲14%

National Average
$52,000

▼10%

Skills That Affect Account Manager, Advertising Salaries

Strategic Marketing
▲28%



▲4%

Marketing Communications
▲4%


National Average
$52,000

Data Analysis
▼14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 23 votes.

Gender

Female
66 %
Male
34 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
vision benefits
Vision: 55%
dental benefits
None: 12%
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