Average Advertising/Promotions Director Salary

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The average salary for an Advertising/Promotions Director is $74,410.
MEDIAN $74,410
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$39k - $122k
$99 - $30k
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$0 - $10k
$3k - $51k
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$39k - $127k

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Job Description for Advertising/Promotions Director

Advertising/Promotions Director Tasks
  • Promote products using diverse and innovative techniques involving print media, television, social media, sales representatives, etc.
  • Establish organization's brand image by developing advertising and promotional campaigns.
  • Analyze advertising campaign costs and effectiveness, and report results to clients.
  • Maximize the revenue an organization gains through advertising campaigns while minimizing costs.

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Advertising/Promotions Director
Marketing Director
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Popular Skills for Advertising/Promotions Director

Skills that pay less than market rate include Online Marketing, Graphic Design, Strategic Project Management, Strategic Marketing and Advertising.

Pay by Experience Level for Advertising/Promotions Director

An early career Advertising/Promotions Director with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $48,279 based on 25 salaries. A mid-career Advertising/Promotions Director with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $71,966 based on 37 salaries. An experienced Advertising/Promotions Director with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $81,020 based on 55 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $85,186.
Employees with Advertising/Promotions Director in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 73.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (9.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Portland, Oregon (51.6% less), Austin, Texas (35.0% less) and Dallas, Texas (34.2% less).

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