The average salary for an Advertising Sales Representative is $34,460 per year. A skill in Strategic Sales is associated with high pay for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.
Advertising Sales Representative Total Pay (?
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$20,123 - $66,195
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MEDIAN: $34,460
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Advertising Sales Representative Total Pay (?
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$8.00 - $17.12
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National Salary Data

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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$20,123 - $66,195  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $20,807  
Profit Sharing
$1,017 - $10,000  
Commission
$2,384 - $40,987  
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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$23,518 - $81,271  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 23 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 539
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$8.00 - $17.12  
   
Overtime
$1.50 - $30.04  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $20,807  
   
Commission
$2,384 - $40,987  
Profit Sharing
$1,017 - $10,000  
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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$23,518 - $81,271  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 23 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 539
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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.
Pay by Experience Level for Advertising Sales Representative
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Pay Difference By Location
New York
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Los Angeles
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Austin
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National Average
$39,000
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Experience Affects Advertising Sales Representative Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 27%
Experienced
up arrow 22%
Mid-Career
up arrow 14%
National Average
$39,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 8%

Skills That Affect Advertising Sales Representative Salaries

Strategic Sales
up arrow 65%
Sales
up arrow 2%
National Average
$39,000
Account Sales
up arrow 26%
Customer Service
up arrow 28%
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Gender
Female
61%
female alumni
 
Male
39%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
11%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 75% dental benefits Dental: 62%
vision benefits Vision: 46% employee benefits None: 22%
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