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Project Manager, Advertising Salary

For Advertising Project Managers, yearly average wages total $48K annually. Career length is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Work is enjoyable for Advertising Project Managers, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the greater part. Female Advertising Project Managers make up most of the survey respondents at 79 percent. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$33,025 - $71,831
MEDIAN: $48,198

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$33,025 - $71,831  
$0.00 - $5,106  
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$1,028 - $4,913  
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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).
$33,249 - $73,109  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 180
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Job Description for Project Manager, Advertising

Advertising project managers manage all advertising-related projects for their organization. They are responsible for leading a group of advertising professionals to reach all company goals within a given time frame, as well as serving as the advertising team's point of contact for upper management and external partners. Advertising project managers regularly interact with other department managers to form more cohesive product or service concepts and execution. They also lead the development of all advertising initiatives, including developing promotional items, coordinating events, and creating schedules.


Project Manager, Advertising Tasks

  • Work closely with internal teams and clients to ensure that project goals are accomplished.
  • Track and report on budgets throughout the lifecycle of each project.
  • Manage the development of marketing projects and campaigns.‚Äč

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Popular Skills for Project Manager, Advertising

Survey takers who work as Advertising Project Managers typically report just a few professional skills. Fortunate workers who know Advertising can expect a significant pay bump, scoring salaries 30 percent above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Office. Employees educated in Microsoft Office are typically practiced in Project Management, too.

Pay by Experience Level for Project Manager, Advertising

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

Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $43K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $60K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Advertising Project Managers make a median salary of $60K. Survey respondents who have worked for more than 20 years actually report somewhat lower incomes of $58K.

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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 50 votes.


79 %
21 %

Years of Experience

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

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 76%
vision benefits Vision: 57% employee benefits None: 11%