An Advertising Sales Representative earns an average salary of $35,187 per year.
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$19,854 - $60,678
(Median)
$20K
$35K
$61K
MEDIAN: $35,187
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$8.55 - $19.42
(Median)
$8
$12
$19
MEDIAN: $11.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$19,854 - $60,678  
   
Bonus
$973 - $30,067  
Profit Sharing
$5,000  
Commission
$1,649 - $48,479  
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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$20,797 - $72,034  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 154
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$8.55 - $19.42  
   
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$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$973 - $30,067  
   
Commission
$1,649 - $48,479  
Profit Sharing
$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).
)
$20,797 - $72,034  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 40
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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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Experience Affects Advertising Sales Representative Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 24%

Experienced
up arrow 15%

Mid-Career
up arrow 13%

National Average
$37,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 5%

Skills That Affect Advertising Sales Representative Salaries

Sales
up arrow 4%

National Average
$37,000

Advertising
up arrow 6%

Customer Service
up arrow 22%

Account Sales
up arrow 26%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
37 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
18%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 70%
dental benefits
Dental: 50%
medical benefits
Vision: 42%
dental benefits
None: 27%
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