Project Manager, Advertising Salary

The average Advertising Project Manager in the United States can expect to rake in roughly $48K per year. Cash earnings for Advertising Project Managers — which occasionally include more than $5K from bonuses and more than $7K from profit sharing — stretch from around $35K to approximately $71K. Experience level and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. For the most part, Advertising Project Managers enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Female Advertising Project Managers make up most of the survey respondents at 78 percent. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$35,161 - $70,224
(Median)
$35K
$48K
$70K
MEDIAN: $48,402
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50%
90%

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$11.15 - $32.06
(Median)
$11
$22
$32
MEDIAN: $22.00
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National Salary 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
Salary
$35,161 - $70,224  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,047  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $6,953  
Commission
$4,000  
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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$35,159 - $71,285  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 219
National Hourly Rate 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$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$11.15 - $32.06  
   
Overtime
$29.00  
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
$0.00 - $5,047  
   
Commission
$4,000  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $6,953  
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).
)
$35,159 - $71,285  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 11
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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.

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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.​

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Advertising Project Managers generally report applying a varied skill set to their work. Most notably, facility with Advertising and Account Management are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 30 percent and 14 percent, respectively. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Client Interaction and Microsoft Office.

Pay by Experience Level for Project Manager, Advertising

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


Advertising Project Managers do not generally earn higher incomes from more experience in the field. Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $45K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $58K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Advertising Project Managers make a median salary of $60K. In the end, the overall pattern seems to be that more experience generally corresponds to higher pay; an Advertising Project Manager with more than 20 years of experience can earn $64K on average.

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Experience Affects Project Manager, Advertising Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 30%

Experienced
up arrow 22%


National Average
$49,000


Skills That Affect Project Manager, Advertising Salaries

Advertising
up arrow 30%

Account Management
up arrow 14%

Project Management
0%

National Average
$49,000

Budget Management
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 11%

Client Interaction
up arrow 20%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 39 votes.

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
medical benefits
Vision: 56%
dental benefits
None: 13%
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