Advertising Sales Representative Salary

The average salary for an Advertising Sales Representative is $35,336 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. For the first five to ten years in this position, salary increases steeply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.
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$20,883 - $62,014
$21K
$36K
$62K
MEDIAN: $35,604
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$8.93 - $18.86
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MEDIAN: $11.94
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$20,883 - $62,014  
   
Bonus
$600 - $30,805  
Profit Sharing
$1,200  
Commission
$1,566 - $39,149  
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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$21,669 - $67,940  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 149
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$8.93 - $18.86  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.25  
Overtime
$19.60  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$600 - $30,805  
   
Commission
$1,566 - $39,149  
Profit Sharing
$1,200  
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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$21,669 - $67,940  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 50

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Job Description for Advertising Sales Representative

An advertising sales representative works for companies that generate revenue by selling some aspect of their media space to advertisers. Typically, the advertising sales representative works for a media outlet such as a television or radio station, newspaper, or magazine. However, an increasing number of large companies are using advertising sales representatives to help generate online ad revenue as well.

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Advertising Sales Representative Tasks

  • Deliver advertising or illustration proofs to customers for approval.
  • Sell or solicit advertising, including graphic art, advertising space in publications, custom made signs, or TV and radio advertising time.
  • Recommend appropriate sizes and formats for advertising, depending on medium being used.

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Pay by Experience Level for Advertising Sales Representative

Pay by Experience for an Advertising Sales Representative has a positive trend. An entry-level Advertising Sales Representative with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $35,000 based on 122 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Advertising Sales Representative with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $45,000 based on 47 salaries. An experienced Advertising Sales Representative which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $46,000 based on 40 salaries. An Advertising Sales Representative with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $46,000 based on 19 salaries.

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Key Stats for Advertising Sales Representative

Gender

Female
68 %
Male
32 %

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 20 votes.
Less than 1 year
19%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
10%
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Experience Affects Advertising Sales Representative Salaries

Experienced
▲17%

Late-Career
▲17%

Mid-Career
▲16%

National Average
$39,000

▼11%

Skills That Affect Advertising Sales Representative Salaries

Marketing Communications
▲4%

National Average
$39,000

Sales
▼2%

Advertising
▼11%

Customer Service
▼27%

Account Sales
▼31%

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 20 votes.

Gender

Female
68 %
Male
32 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
19%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 73%
dental benefits
Dental: 55%
vision benefits
Vision: 47%
no benefits
None: 25%
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