Average Advertising Manager Salary

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The average salary for an Advertising Manager is $61,711.
MEDIAN $61,711
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$39k - $89k
$485 - $16k
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$98 - $10k
$2 - $40k
Total Pay
$33k - $97k

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Job Description for Advertising Manager

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.

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Popular Skills for Advertising Manager

Skills in Strategic Marketing and Project Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Graphic Design, Social Media Marketing and Advertising.

Pay by Experience Level for Advertising Manager

An entry-level Advertising Manager with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $46,452 based on 19 salaries. An early career Advertising Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $50,881 based on 98 salaries. A mid-career Advertising Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $65,063 based on 85 salaries. An experienced Advertising Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $71,115 based on 66 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $74,129.
Employees with Advertising Manager in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 25.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (23.7% more) and Washington, District of Columbia (11.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (36.7% less) and Louisville, Kentucky (16.5% less).

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