Pay for Advertising Account Supervisors in the United States sits in the ballpark of $75K per year. Career length and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Advertising Account Supervisors making up 71 percent. Medical benefits are awarded to almost all, and a large number earn dental coverage. Among folks in this role, job satisfaction levels approximately match the national average. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.
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$50,929 - $98,601
$51K
$75K
$99K
MEDIAN: $74,963
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National Salary Data (?
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Salary
$50,929 - $98,601  
   
Bonus
$1,445 - $10,199  
Commission
$5,000  
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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$53,699 - $100,284  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 108

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Job Description for Account Supervisor, Advertising

Generally, an account supervisor in advertising leads an accounts department within an advertising agency or similar commercial messaging and communications company. The account supervisor helps ensure that the company's clients are satisfied with the advertising account representatives assigned to them and that all advertising, from the pitch stage to deployment, matches clients' needs and exceeds their expectations.

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Account Supervisor, Advertising Tasks

  • Cultivate client relationships and focus on long-term client retention and profitability.
  • Execute advertising, promotion and/or marketing programs for clients.
  • Supervise advertising account staff.

Common Career Paths for Account Supervisor, Advertising


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Advertising Account Supervisors might see a strong upturn in salary after transitioning into upper-level roles such as Account Director, a seemingly popular career choice. People currently working in the latter position report a noticeably higher median income of $97K per year. With an annual salary of $96K, Advertising Account Director is the most common role for Advertising Account Supervisors to subsequently assume on their way up the ladder. Transitioning into a Marketing Manager role — which usually pays $61K — is also typical for Advertising Account Supervisors, though less common by comparison.

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Popular Skills for Account Supervisor, Advertising


Survey takers who work as Advertising Account Supervisors usually report a few specific skills. Those who have experience with Advertising, Client Interaction, and Account Management can expect to be compensated well for these skills. Most people experienced in Account Management also know Advertising.

Pay by Experience Level for Account Supervisor, Advertising

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


For Advertising Account Supervisors, level of experience appears to be a somewhat less important part of the salary calculation — more experience does not correlate to noticeably higher pay. The average beginner in this position makes around $65K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $80K. Advertising Account Supervisors bring in $82K after working for 10 to 20 years. Veterans who have acquired more than 20 years report a median income of $90K, which is generally higher than the pay reported by other tenure groups.

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Key Stats for Account Supervisor, Advertising

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.
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1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
40%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
8%
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Experience Affects Account Supervisor, Advertising Salaries

Late-Career
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National Average
$76,000


Skills That Affect Account Supervisor, Advertising Salaries


National Average
$76,000



Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
40%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
vision benefits
Vision: 63%
dental benefits
None: 5%
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