Project Manager, Advertising Salary

Advertising Project Managers in the United States pull down an average of $51K annually. Career length is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. A strong majority report receiving medical coverage from their employers and the greater part collect dental insurance. Female Advertising Project Managers make up most of the survey respondents at 77 percent. Work is enjoyable for Advertising Project Managers, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.
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$36,707 - $76,741
$37K
$51K
$77K
MEDIAN: $50,691
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$12.60 - $36.06
$13
$23
$36
MEDIAN: $23.01
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$36,707 - $76,741  
   
Bonus
$489.36 - $5,750  
Profit Sharing
$1,000  
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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$36,178 - $76,774  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 149
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$12.60 - $36.06  
   
Overtime
$35.65  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$489.36 - $5,750  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,000  
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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$36,178 - $76,774  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 15
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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.


The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $47K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $63K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $71K in this role. Advertising Project Managers who have racked up more than two decades of experience report lower incomes overall; the average sum for this crowd comes out to only $64K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $51,959

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

With a pay rate for Advertising Project Managers that is 21 percent greater than the national average, New York offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Advertising Project Managers will also find cushy salaries in Los Angeles (+16 percent) and Minneapolis (+16 percent). In Boston, salaries are 13 percent below the national average and represent the lowest-paying market.

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Key Stats for Project Manager, Advertising

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
4%
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Experience Affects Project Manager, Advertising Salaries

Experienced
▲37%

Late-Career
▲24%

▲22%

National Average
$52,000

▼10%

Skills That Affect Project Manager, Advertising Salaries

Advertising
▲23%




National Average
$52,000

Client Interaction
▼14%


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
vision benefits
Vision: 52%
dental benefits
None: 20%
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