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Advertising Industry Overview


The US advertising and marketing services industry comprises about 37,000 companies with combined annual revenue of about $88 billion, according to Hoovers. Some of the largest players offering jobs in advertising are Interpublic, Omnicom, Valassis Communications, as well as the US operations of Publicis and WPP. The industry is fragmented: The top 50 companies generate about one-third of revenue. In this creative business, size does not always correlate with success.

Advertising Job Market


Advertising, promotions and marketing managers held 216,800 jobs in 2010, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). Jobs for managers of advertising, promotions and marketing operations are forecasted to grow by 14 percent from 2010 to 2020, about as fast as the average for all occupations, the BLS reports. Nearly 30,000 new advertising job opportunities are expected to open up over the decade.

Both corporate marketing departments and advertising agencies offer numerous career opportunities in advertising. Advertising jobs at some small boutique ad agencies are among the most prestigious in the industry.

Although many advertising professionals still devote most of their efforts to print, broadcast and cable media, the Internet and other digital media offer the greatest potential for career growth.Professionals who can successfully integrate campaigns in traditional and digital media and measure results to continuously improve performance are well-positioned for success in their advertising careers.

Typical jobs in advertising include advertising director, creative manager, digital strategist, media planner, media buyer, copywriter, designer, sales executive and account executive.

Advertising Salaries


Median annual wages were $45,250 for advertising sales agents in May 2011, with the middle half earning between $30,750 and $68,900, the BLS reports. For advertising and promotions managers, median annual wages were $87,650, with the middle half earning between $59,780 and $128,840 and the top 10 percent earning more than $186,600.
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Company Confidential Schaumburg, IL
Marketing, Advertising, Sales - ENTRY LEVEL ADVERTISING APPLY TODAY ** START TOMORROW Chicago Marketing Inc. is a privately held marketing and advertising firm in the CHICAGO, IL area, planning to expand to several more locations within the year. We work with clients from leading industries across the country with a strong focus in PROMOTIONAL MARKETING! We provide our clients with a face to fac...
Media Advertising Specialist THE COLLECTION, South Florida’s foremost luxury automotive dealership, launched a full-service, in-house Marketing Department in July 2011 and is now seeking a Media Advertising Specialist. JOB DESCRIPTION: THE COLLECTION is currently seeking a rounded individual with Advertising experience, who is highly-motivated, proactive and forward thinking with excellent writ...
Company Confidential Chicago, IL
The Senior Manager, Advertising is primarily responsible for the organization's brand experience, along with creative development, production and execution supporting all online and offline media. The Manager establishes and executes an integrated strategic marketing and communications plan to advance brand identity, broaden awareness, and drive consideration for products and services. This indivi...
Position Description: Maintains editorial calendars for public relations and advertising opportunities and planning. Identifies opportunities, works with Marketing Communications Manager to build annual plans for advertising and media outreach. Builds and maintains media contact lists. Writes news releases; distributes news releases to appropriate media. Tracks firm and attorney media mentions...
Entry Level Junior Marketing Associates - Entry Level Public Relations and Advertising South Chicago Marketing Event and Retail Marketing in the Northwest Indiana area South Chicago Marketing is a firm that specializes in marketing and sales for some of the most exciting and well-known companies in the nation. Creating personal relationships is the foundation of our firm. We uphold long-standin...
ENTRY LEVEL POSITION FOR A NEW LOCATION OF A GROWING FIRM! POSITION INVOLVED IN: - Marketing - Sales - Management - Promotional Advertising Intuitive Marketing Strategies is looking to fill an Entry Level Representative Position at one of the leading marketing and advertising firms in the area. This cutting edge firm has recently expanded their campaigns and they are looking to fill an entry...
ENTRY LEVEL POSITION FOR A NEW LOCATION OF A GROWING FIRM! POSITION INVOLVED IN: - Marketing - Sales - Management - Promotional Advertising IMS, Inc. is looking to fill an Entry Level Representative Position at one of the leading marketing and advertising firms in the Greater Philadelphia area. This cutting edge firm has recently expanded their campaigns and they are looking to fill an entry...
Midwest Communications in Lansing is seeking a motivated team-oriented advertising sales person to represent Q106 WJXQ, 92.9 WLMI, 92.1 Big Country 92.1 WQTX and 94.1 The Edge WVIC. Midwest Communications, Inc. is ranked one of the best radio companies in the industry to work for. The ideal candidate will have strong prospecting skills, outstanding phone/cold calling skills, experience in up-sell...
Advertising Sales EBSCO Industries Inc. is a privately held company with over 40 divisions in 20 countries with global sales exceeding $2 billion. We are currently ranked 194th of the Forbes Top 200 Privately Held Companies to work for. Representatives selected to join our company are backed by the size, strength, and experience of a company that has been successful in its business for over 60 ye...
Advertising Associate Uline – Shipping Supply Specialists "The people I work with are as passionate as I am." "I came to Uline for a job. Instead, I found a career." Uline is North America's leading distributor of shipping, packaging and industrial supplies. We're a family-owned company known for our incredible customer service and quality products. Our people make the difference. We're looki...
Outside Sales Position – Marketing & Advertising Enthusiastic. Hardworking. Caring. Positive. Successful. These are just some of the characteristics that make up the people of American Marketing & Publishing (AMP). We offer a great training ground for people looking to begin a career in sales, in a positive upbeat environment, where you can learn how to be a successful salesperson. About us: We...
Outside Sales Position – Marketing & Advertising Enthusiastic. Hardworking. Caring. Positive. Successful. These are just some of the characteristics that make up the people of American Marketing & Publishing (AMP). We offer a great training ground for people looking to begin a career in sales, in a positive upbeat environment, where you can learn how to be a successful salesperson. About us: We...
Outside Sales Position – Marketing & Advertising Enthusiastic. Hardworking. Caring. Positive. Successful. These are just some of the characteristics that make up the people of American Marketing & Publishing (AMP). We offer a great training ground for people looking to begin a career in sales, in a positive upbeat environment, where you can learn how to be a successful salesperson. About us: We...
Outside Sales Position – Marketing & Advertising Enthusiastic. Hardworking. Caring. Positive. Successful. These are just some of the characteristics that make up the people of American Marketing & Publishing (AMP). We offer a great training ground for people looking to begin a career in sales, in a positive upbeat environment, where you can learn how to be a successful salesperson. About us: We...
Outside Sales Position – Marketing & Advertising Enthusiastic. Hardworking. Caring. Positive. Successful. These are just some of the characteristics that make up the people of American Marketing & Publishing (AMP). We offer a great training ground for people looking to begin a career in sales, in a positive upbeat environment, where you can learn how to be a successful salesperson. About us: We...
Outside Sales Position – Marketing & Advertising Enthusiastic. Hardworking. Caring. Positive. Successful. These are just some of the characteristics that make up the people of American Marketing & Publishing (AMP). We offer a great training ground for people looking to begin a career in sales, in a positive upbeat environment, where you can learn how to be a successful salesperson. About us: We...
Outside Sales Position – Marketing & Advertising Enthusiastic. Hardworking. Caring. Positive. Successful. These are just some of the characteristics that make up the people of American Marketing & Publishing (AMP). We offer a great training ground for people looking to begin a career in sales, in a positive upbeat environment, where you can learn how to be a successful salesperson. About us: We...
Moroch is a leading full-service, independent marketing and communications agency based in Dallas, with more than 400 employees throughout the United States putting us closer to the consumer, which provides us with the insights to create more meaningful brand experiences. Our clients include McDonald’s, Coca-Cola, Disney, Sony, Boost Mobile/Sprint, Universal, Make-A-Wish Foundation, Midas, Oasis B...
Outside Sales Position – Marketing & Advertising Enthusiastic. Hardworking. Caring. Positive. Successful. These are just some of the characteristics that make up the people of American Marketing & Publishing (AMP). We offer a great training ground for people looking to begin a career in sales, in a positive upbeat environment, where you can learn how to be a successful salesperson. About us: We...
Outside Sales Position – Marketing & Advertising Enthusiastic. Hardworking. Caring. Positive. Successful. These are just some of the characteristics that make up the people of American Marketing & Publishing (AMP). We offer a great training ground for people looking to begin a career in sales, in a positive upbeat environment, where you can learn how to be a successful salesperson. About us: We...

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Advertising Career Tools

Advertising Manager

Salaries

$33,000.00 - $124,230.00
Typical Salary for Advertising Manager
(167 Respondents)
Source: Monster.com Careerbenchmarking Tool

Education / Training

Bachelor's
58.5%
Some College Coursework Completed
20.2%
Master's
14.9%
Associates
3.2%
High School
2.1%
(94 Respondents)
Source: Monster.com Careerbenchmarking Tool

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