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Senior Project Manager, Advertising Salary

A Senior Project Manager, Advertising earns an average salary of $73,718 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, salary increases somewhat, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
$49,824 - $103,467
MEDIAN: $73,717

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$49,824 - $103,467  
$0.00 - $10,182  
Profit Sharing
$1,000 - $5,400  
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).
$50,278 - $107,994  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 256
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Job Description for Senior Project Manager, Advertising

The advertising senior project manager oversees a team of advertising professionals in a variety of tasks, including creating campaigns. brainstorming ideas, implementing campaigns, and adjusting marketing plans based upon the programs' successes and failures. They oversee projects from start to finish, and they must be able to provide guidance, instructions, and correction as necessary. They must ensure advertising projects fit within the company's goals, aesthetic, and existing image, as well as present pitches for advertising campaigns and materials to internal managers and external clients. The project director must maintain an in-depth knowledge of all products and services being advertised by their company and/or clients to ensure that advertising strategies make sense and are properly introduced within the company.


Senior Project Manager, Advertising Tasks

  • Communicate expectations of project to team and ensure that results meet the clients' expectations.
  • Manage project lifecycle to ensure a timely completion of deliverables within clients' budgets.
  • Serve as a technical expert and mentor during the production process.
  • Develop and implement programs and strategies to form advertising campaigns for clients' products or services.
  • Look for ways to further develop the account and fulfill future needs.

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Pay by Experience Level for Senior Project Manager, Advertising

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

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Experience Affects Senior Project Manager, Advertising Salaries

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National Average

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Skills That Affect Senior Project Manager, Advertising Salaries

Account Management
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National Average

Project Management
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Budget Management
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 43 votes.


73 %
27 %

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: 89% dental benefits Dental: 83%
vision benefits Vision: 62% employee benefits None: 10%