Account Manager, Advertising Salary

On average, commissions constitute a fair portion (over a third) of final income for Advertising Account Managers. That final number averages out to $53K across the industry. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career duration. Female Advertising Account Managers are more common than men among those who completed the survey; more than half (64 percent) are women. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$35,265 - $79,564
$35K
$51K
$80K
MEDIAN: $50,649
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$10.07 - $44.70
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MEDIAN: $16.00
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$0$90K
Salary $35,265 - $79,564
Bonus $511 - $16,341
Profit Sharing $750
Commission $1,030 - $67,871
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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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$35,630 - $90,667
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 208
Hourly Data $0$44
Hourly Rate $10.07 - $44.70
Overtime $25.75
Annual Data $0$90K
Bonus $511 - $16,341
Commission $1,030 - $67,871
Profit Sharing $750
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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$35,630 - $90,667
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 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.

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Advertising Account Managers sometimes assume positions such as Advertising Account Directors. That role pays $96K per year on average.

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Popular Skills for Account Manager, Advertising


Survey results imply that Advertising Account Managers put a diverse skill set to use. Most notably, facility with Strategic Marketing, Google Ad Words, and Advertising are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 27 percent, 16 percent, and 7 percent, respectively. Skills that pay less than market rate include Data Analysis and Online Marketing. Most people who know Advertising also know Marketing Communications and Customer Relationship Management (CRM).

Pay by Experience Level for Account Manager, Advertising

Pay by Experience for an Account Manager, Advertising has a positive trend. An entry-level Account Manager, Advertising with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $47,000 based on 146 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Account Manager, Advertising with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $65,000 based on 55 salaries. An experienced Account Manager, Advertising which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $60,000 based on 23 salaries. An Account Manager, Advertising with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $68,000 based on 12 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $52,937

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Advertising Account Managers will find that Seattle offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 39 percent. Advertising Account Managers will also find cushy salaries in New York (+36 percent) and Chicago (+16 percent). Advertising Account Managers in Jacksonville make 34 percent less than the national average, proving that location is a major factor in pay. Workers in Orlando and Austin earn salaries that trail the national average for those in this profession (25 percent less and 15 percent less, respectively).

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Q: What is it like working as an Account Manager, Advertising?

Account Manager, Advertising in Columbus:
"Audience Solution provider."
Pros: Meeting new people in the business community helping businesses grow.
Cons: Instability of income. When a customer may need to take a break because various reasons causing loss of sales revenues.

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Key Stats for Account Manager, Advertising

Gender

Female
64 %
Male
36 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 27 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
59%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
6%
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Experience Affects Account Manager, Advertising Salaries

Late-Career
▲29%

▲22%

▲13%

National Average
$53,000

▼10%

Skills That Affect Account Manager, Advertising Salaries

Strategic Marketing
▲27%

Google Ad Words
▲16%

▲7%





National Average
$53,000

Online Marketing
▼6%

Data Analysis
▼15%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 27 votes.

Gender

Female
64 %
Male
36 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
59%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
vision benefits
Vision: 59%
no benefits
None: 12%
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