Advertising Sales Representative Salary

The average salary for an Advertising Sales Representative is $35,202 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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$19,927 - $61,042
$20K
$35K
$61K
MEDIAN: $35,202
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$8.81 - $19.33
$8
$12
$19
MEDIAN: $11.61
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$19,927 - $61,042  
   
Bonus
$608 - $30,151  
Profit Sharing
$4,500  
Commission
$1,300 - $36,500  
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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$20,749 - $68,831  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 159
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$8.81 - $19.33  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.25  
Overtime
$18.77  
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$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$608 - $30,151  
   
Commission
$1,300 - $36,500  
Profit Sharing
$4,500  
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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$20,749 - $68,831  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 41

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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

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

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Pay by Experience Level for Advertising Sales Representative

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

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Key Stats for Advertising Sales Representative

Gender

Female
62 %
Male
38 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 20 votes.
Less than 1 year
17%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
11%
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Experience Affects Advertising Sales Representative Salaries

Late-Career
▲22%

Experienced
▲19%

Mid-Career
▲17%

National Average
$37,000

Entry-Level
▼6%

Skills That Affect Advertising Sales Representative Salaries

▲4%

National Average
$37,000

Advertising
▼7%

Customer Service
▼23%

Account Sales
▼27%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 20 votes.

Gender

Female
62 %
Male
38 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
17%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 73%
dental benefits
Dental: 52%
vision benefits
Vision: 45%
dental benefits
None: 26%
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