Salary for Advertising and Promotions Managers

Also known as:  Advertising Director, Advertising Executive, Advertising Manager, Classified Advertising Manager, Promotion Manager, Promotions Director, VP Advertising, VP Promotions helps management and administration professionals find better paying jobs across all specialties and locations.

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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. Average salaries for Advertising and Promotional Managers fall between $70,000 to $100,000 per year; those that are in highly influential or competitive markets can expect to make much more.

An Advertising or Promotions Manager can earn average salaries of between 72000 to 108000 based on tenure level, education, and experience in the advertising and marketing fields. Advertising and Promotions Managers will most likely earn wages of Ninety Nine Thousand Two Hundred dollars each year.

Advertising and Promotions Managers can receive the best pay in New York, where they earn average job salaries of approximately $143940. These employees make the highest salary in Utilities, where they earn pay of $117420.

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The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 29.68 percent nationwide in that time.
Advertising and Promotions Managers tend to make the most in the following industries
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services $117,420
Utilities $110,440
Management of Companies and Enterprises $103,460
Manufacturing $98,660
Educational Services $97,450
Information $96,300
In general, they earn less within the industries below
Accommodation and Food Services $63,110
Public Administration $71,890
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation $74,920
Construction $76,890
Health Care and Social Assistance $78,940
Transportation and Warehousing $81,050