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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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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...
Highlands Publications, a Birmingham based magazine publishing company, is seeking a Multimedia Account Executive to join our Advertising Sales Division. We are looking for the following attributes: Must have a strong drive and ability to sell an expanding array of multimedia products – including online advertising with a focus on print – in a competitive market. To be strongly considered, candi...
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...
Tired of working evenings and weekends? Are you looking for Monday thru Friday daytime hours with a great benefits package? The Billings Gazette might be the place for you. The Billings Gazette has an immediate opening in our advertising department for a sales assistant. This person assists and supports our retail and classified account executives and is an integral part of our sales department. ...
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...
eLocal.com is a fast-growing internet advertising company looking for an enthusiastic and talented individual to join our sales team. Here’s the Important Stuff: We offer a guaranteed draw, a generous commission plan, as well as health and dental benefits. We expect consistent, top performers to be able to earn over $100,000. We sponsor paid company happy hours, have a game room with pool, foo...
Are you looking to make a great income? The Imperial Valley Press, an award-winning newspaper and media company in El Centro, CA, is seeking its next great Outside Sales Representative. We’re looking for an innovative, goal-oriented Marketing Consultant, with strong skills in developing client relationships, closing sales, communication, decision-making, negotiation, and time management. You must...
Entry Level Marketing & Advertising / Marketing & Sales / Public Relations / Entry Level Management Trainee Marketing Firm Has Entry Level Sales & Marketing positions. Looking for a career in marketing and marketing management?! Infinity Advertising Solutions is expanding!! We are marketing firm representing the top clients in the home entertainment and big box retail industries, Infinity Adver...
Want to be part of the marketing insights team for one of the largest, most dynamic brands in the world? AT&Ts Market Research department is looking for an innovative and experienced marketing professional to join our Advertising and Media Research & Insights team. Key responsibilities for this position include: Develop advertising insights for AT&Ts Mobility business Track and measure adverti...
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...

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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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