Account Manager, Advertising Salary

Pay for Advertising Account Managers in the United States sits in the ballpark of $47K annually. Cash earnings for Advertising Account Managers — including $10K each for bonuses and profit sharing proceeds and $31K in commissions at the top of the pay scale — stretch from approximately $32K to approximately $77K depending on individual performance. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. Job satisfaction for Advertising Account Managers is high. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Advertising Account Managers making up 70 percent. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$30,677 - $67,794
(Median)
$31K
$47K
$68K
MEDIAN: $47,137
10%
50%
90%

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$12.08 - $46.37
(Median)
$12
$19
$46
MEDIAN: $18.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$30,677 - $67,794  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,444  
Profit Sharing
$405.47 - $10,101  
Commission
$3,425 - $30,913  
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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$32,247 - $76,704  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 372
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$12.08 - $46.37  
   
Overtime
$24.00 - $47.98  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,444  
   
Commission
$3,425 - $30,913  
Profit Sharing
$405.47 - $10,101  
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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$32,247 - $76,704  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 26
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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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Advertising Account Managers who advance into the role of an Advertising Account Director are fairly uncommon. Advertising Account Directors on average earn $97K per year.

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Popular Skills for Account Manager, Advertising


Advertising Account Managers only report a few specific skills. Most notably, skills in Account Management, Project Management, Advertising, and Marketing Communications are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts of 7 percent, 6 percent, 5 percent, and 5 percent, respectively. Most people skilled in Project Management are similarly competent in Customer Relationship Management (CRM) and Marketing Communications. 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.


Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $45K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $54K. Advertising Account Managers bring in $62K after working for 10 to 20 years. Survey participants with more than two decades under their belts actually report earning less than people with less experience; the former take home only $57K on average.

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Experience Affects Account Manager, Advertising Salaries


Late-Career
up arrow 15%


National Average
$49,000


Skills That Affect Account Manager, Advertising Salaries




Marketing Communications
up arrow 4%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
0%

National Average
$49,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 69 votes.

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 75%
vision benefits Vision: 58% employee benefits None: 11%
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