$59,186
Avg. Salary
$15.26
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$3,931

Bonus

$4,200

Profit Sharing

$5,000

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for an Advertising Manager is $15.26 per hour.

The average pay for an Advertising Manager is $59,186 per year.

10%
$7.53
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$15.26
50%
$48.80
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MEDIAN $15.26
10%
$37k
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$59k
50%
$89k
90%
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MEDIAN $59,186
$37,134 - $88,893
$37K
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$89K
MEDIAN: $59,186
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$7.53 - $48.80
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$0$96K
Salary $37,134 - $88,893
Bonus $298 - $15,277
Profit Sharing $4,200
Commission $2.30 - $38,783
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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$31,075 - $96,200
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 252
Hourly Data $0$48
Hourly Rate $7.53 - $48.80
Overtime $3.00
Annual Data $0$96K
Bonus $298 - $15,277
Commission $2.30 - $38,783
Profit Sharing $4,200
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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$31,075 - $96,200
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 29

Job Description

Advertising managers are in charge of planning and executing advertising programs for their company. They are responsible for coordinating tasks with subordinates to ensure all organizational goals are met within deadlines. These managers maintain a unified brand message across different media outlets. They also assign, supervise, and review advertising staff's activities. Advertising mangers must maintain constant interaction with internal and external partners to develop effective marketing campaigns within critical markets. Generally, advertising managers report their progress to the advertising vice president in their department.

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Advertising Manager Tasks
  • Develop corporate advertising strategy in response to promotional objectives that span all types of media.
  • Maintain website content for several brands.
  • Implement plans around major brand events.
  • Identify advertising objectives and target markets for events and ongoing advertising.
  • Manage all advertising initiatives and departmental operations.

Common Career Paths


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While Advertising Managers do not often become Marketing Directors, the job pays $80K per year on average.

Job Listings

Popular Skills


Advertising Managers report using a deep pool of skills on the job. Most notably, facility with Market Research, Marketing Management, and Strategic Marketing are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 49 percent, 45 percent, and 30 percent, respectively. Those listing Web Content Management as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Media / Public Relations and Graphic Design also typically command lower compensation. Those proficient in Advertising are, more often than not, also skilled in Graphic Design and Marketing Management.

Pay by Experience Level

Pay by Experience for an Advertising Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Advertising Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 75 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Advertising Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $63,000 based on 62 salaries. An experienced Advertising Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $64,000 based on 45 salaries. An Advertising Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $64,000 based on 24 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $57,779

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

For those looking to make money, Advertising Managers in Los Angeles enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 30 percent above the national average. Advertising Managers will also find cushy salaries in New York (+18 percent). Location is a huge contributor to overall pay, with Advertising Managers in Chicago earning a whopping 22 percent below the national average.

Job Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Advertising Manager?

Advertising Manager in Vancouver:
"Exciting environment to grow in."
Pros: Small town environment close to thriving city life and extreme sports environment.
Cons: Nothing

Advertising Manager:
I loved working at Unified Western Grocers. I enjoyed my job and most employees. I especially enjoyed working with the retailers. There were some directors who were will to sacrifice Unified Grocers and encumber some retailers for the advantage of others.

Advertising Manager in Clarksville:
Pros: Cost of living.
Cons: No opportunity.

Advertising Manager in Orlando:
"No Direction."
Plan on doing everything yourself. There is no direction from the sales and marketing manager.

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Gender

Female
66 %
Male
34 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 40 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
14%

How Experience Affects Salaries

▲11%

Late-Career
▲11%

▲9%

National Average
$58,000

▼13%

How Skills Affect Salaries

Market Research
▲35%

Marketing Management
▲31%

Strategic Marketing
▲18%

Email Marketing
▲17%

Marketing Communications
▲14%

Strategic Planning
▲14%

Project Management
▲11%

Online Marketing
▲10%


National Average
$58,000

Advertising
▼2%

Media Management
▼14%

People Management
▼14%


Media / Public Relations
▼22%

Web Content Management
▼46%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 40 votes.

Gender

Female
66 %
Male
34 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
vision benefits
Vision: 52%
no benefits
None: 20%