Salary for Advertising and Promotions Managers

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Also known as:  Advertising Director, Advertising Executive, Advertising Manager, Classified Advertising Manager, Promotion Manager, Promotions Director, VP Advertising, VP Promotions helps find better paying jobs across all specialties and locations. Sign up in our career community today!

Advertising and Promotions Managers carry the weight of presenting their companies in the best possible light to their competitors, their current customers, and to their target market as a whole. Those with backgrounds in advertising, marketing, copywriting, social media, design, and sales typically are well suited to this career. While management and creative skills dominate this profession, there are many other skills needed to effectively market a company's brand and create a consistent and engaging company presence. These include decision making skills, an understanding of current market trends and advertising techniques, and the ability to innovate when needed.

A Advertising and Promotions Manager earns salaries somewhere between $68,940 and $208,000 based on level of experience. get average salaries of one hundred and fourty-seven thousand five hundred and sixty dollars every year.

make the highest salary in New York, where they get an average salary rate of near $183,640. People in this job function are paid most highly in Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services, where they get average wages of $161,660.

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The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 93.88 percent nationwide in that time.


Advertising and Promotions Managers tend to make the most in the following industries:

Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
Management of Companies and Enterprises
Accommodation and Food Services
Transportation and Warehousing

In general, they earn less within the industries below:

Educational Services
Health Care and Social Assistance
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services
Other Services (except Public Administration)
Public Administration