The average salary for an Advertising Sales Representative is $35,573.
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Job Description for Advertising Sales Representative
An advertising sales representative works for companies that generate revenue by selling some aspect of their media space to advertisers. Typically, the advertising sales representative works for a media outlet such as a television or radio station, newspaper, or magazine. However, an increasing number of large companies are using advertising sales representatives to help generate online ad revenue as well. As in any sales profession, the advertising sales representative must be outgoing and ha…Read more
Advertising Sales Representative Tasks
- Deliver advertising or illustration proofs to customers for approval.
- Sell or solicit advertising, including graphic art, advertising space in publications, custom made signs, or TV and radio advertising time.
- Recommend appropriate sizes and formats for advertising, depending on medium being used.
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Popular Skills for Advertising Sales Representative
Skills in Sales, Marketing Communications, Account Sales and Customer Relationship Management (CRM) are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Customer Service.
Pay by Experience Level for Advertising Sales Representative
An entry-level Advertising Sales Representative with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $33,711 based on 88 salaries. An early career Advertising Sales Representative with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $33,680 based on 119 salaries. A mid-career Advertising Sales Representative with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $40,102 based on 63 salaries. An experienced Advertising Sales Representative with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $39,305 based on 54 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $37,500.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Advertising Sales Representative in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 129.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Diego, California (54.6% more) and Los Angeles, California (45.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Miami, Florida (43.8% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (32.5% less).
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