Median pay for Advertising Project Managers in the United States lies in the neighborhood of $51K per year. Career length and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Medical benefits are awarded to a fair number, and the greater part earn dental coverage. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Advertising Project Managers making up 76 percent. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$36,632 - $76,336
$37K
$51K
$76K
MEDIAN: $51,068
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$12.72 - $35.75
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MEDIAN: $22.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$36,632 - $76,336  
   
Bonus
$491.69 - $6,589  
Profit Sharing
$684  
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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$36,199 - $76,891  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 156
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$12.72 - $35.75  
   
Overtime
$34.14  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$491.69 - $6,589  
   
Profit Sharing
$684  
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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$36,199 - $76,891  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 16

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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

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

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Pay by Experience Level for Project Manager, Advertising

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


Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $47K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $62K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Advertising Project Managers make a median salary of $71K. Respondents who boast more than two decades on the job don't boast commensurate pay, unfortunately; these veterans see average earnings of only $64K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $52,260

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For Advertising Project Managers, busy Los Angeles offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 16 percent above the national average. Advertising Project Managers will also find cushy salaries in Minneapolis (+15 percent) and New York (+13 percent). Boston is the lowest-paying area, 14 percent south of the national average.

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Key Stats for Project Manager, Advertising

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 19 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
3%
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Experience Affects Project Manager, Advertising Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 36%

Late-Career
up arrow 23%


National Average
$52,000


Skills That Affect Project Manager, Advertising Salaries

Advertising
up arrow 22%

Account Management
up arrow 15%

Budget Management
up arrow 5%

National Average
$52,000


Client Interaction
up arrow 15%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 16%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 19 votes.

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
vision benefits
Vision: 52%
dental benefits
None: 18%
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