Project Manager, Advertising Salary

Advertising Project Managers in the United States pull down an average of $48K annually. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. Work is enjoyable for Advertising Project Managers, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Advertising Project Managers making up 76 percent. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.
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$33,983 - $70,417
MEDIAN: $48,326

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$33,983 - $70,417  
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$34,126 - $72,359  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 167

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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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Advertising Project Managers typically list a handful of skills they use on the job. Fortunate workers who know Advertising can expect a significant pay bump, scoring salaries 30 percent above average. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Microsoft Office. Project Management is a skill commonly found among those who know Microsoft Office.

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. Advertising Project Managers with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $59K. For some reason, Advertising Project Managers with more than two decades of experience report lower paychecks overall; the median sum in this group sits near $58K.

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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 45 votes.


76 %
24 %

Years of Experience

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1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
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Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 77%
vision benefits Vision: 55% employee benefits None: 11%