Account Manager, Advertising Salary

Advertising Account Managers in the United States pull down an average of $48K per year. Career length and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Work is enjoyable for Advertising Account Managers, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Advertising Account Managers making up 73 percent. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$31,549 - $74,212
(Median)
$32K
$48K
$74K
MEDIAN: $47,854
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$11.97 - $45.96
(Median)
$12
$18
$46
MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary 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$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$31,549 - $74,212  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,947  
Profit Sharing
$2,600  
Commission
$8,185 - $48,380  
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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$32,426 - $80,894  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 294
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$11.97 - $45.96  
   
Overtime
$12.26 - $73.40  
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$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,947  
   
Commission
$8,185 - $48,380  
Profit Sharing
$2,600  
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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$32,426 - $80,894  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 28
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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

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

Common Career Paths for Account Manager, Advertising


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Advancing into an Advertising Account Director role seems to be a popular career move for Advertising Account Managers, and folks who currently work in the latter position report a notably larger median income of $96K per year.

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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, skills in Account Management, Advertising, Project Management, and Customer Relationship Management are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 4 percent and 9 percent. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Data Analysis. Those educated in Advertising tend to be well versed 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.


Advertising Account Managers do not generally earn higher incomes from more experience in the field. The average beginner in this position makes around $45K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $55K. Advertising Account Managers see a median salary of $63K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Advertising Account Managers who have stuck around for more than two decades see earnings that are only slightly higher than those of folks who have worked for 10 to 20 years; the more senior group makes around $67K on average.

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Experience Affects Account Manager, Advertising Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 35%



National Average
$50,000


Skills That Affect Account Manager, Advertising Salaries



Project Management
up arrow 4%

Marketing Communications
up arrow 3%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 3%

National Average
$50,000

Data Analysis
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 36 votes.

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
27 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
medical benefits
Vision: 56%
dental benefits
None: 11%
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