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Highest Paying Industries for Advertising and Promotions Managers

The top 100 highest paying industries for advertising and promotions managers (ranked by average annual salary) are listed in Table 1. The entry level salary (as measured by the salary of the lowest 10% paid earners) and the number of employment in those industries are also shown. As shown in the table, with an average annual salary of $165,720, wired telecommunications carriers is the highest paying industry for advertising and promotions managers. It is followed by insurance agencies and brokerages industry (average annual salary $138,710). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in May 2015 [1]. For more information about salaries of advertising and promotions managers in a specific industry, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Industries for Advertising and Promotions Managers

Industry Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Wired Telecommunications Carriers
$165,720
130
2 Insurance Agencies and Brokerages
$138,710
n/a
3 Agencies, Brokerages, and Other Insurance Related Activities
$131,190
140
4 Apparel, Piece Goods, and Notions Merchant Wholesalers
$131,080
170
5 Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers
$130,440
100
6 Nondepository Credit Intermediation
$128,550
30
7 Cable and Other Subscription Programming
$127,840
50
8 Pharmaceutical and Medicine Manufacturing
$127,120
60
9 Jewelry, Luggage, and Leather Goods Stores
$124,470
50
10 Wireless Telecommunications Carriers (except Satellite)
$122,640
60
11 Advertising, Public Relations, and Related Services
$120,710
9,480
12 Insurance Carriers and Related Activities
$120,040
380
13 Transportation Equipment Manufacturing
$119,140
50
14 Chemical Manufacturing
$118,720
90
15 Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$118,200
10,650
16 Telecommunications
$116,570
250
17 Professional and Commercial Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$113,340
50
18 Insurance Carriers
$113,230
240
19 Software Publishers
$110,660
190
20 Computer Systems Design and Related Services
$109,200
260
21 Furniture Stores
$109,060
120
22 Finance and Insurance
$108,150
770
23 Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investments and Related Activities
$107,720
60
24 Specialized Design Services
$107,690
120
25 Direct Health and Medical Insurance Carriers
$107,660
70
26 Ambulatory Health Care Services
$107,410
60
27 Accounting, Tax Preparation, Bookkeeping, and Payroll Services
$106,670
190
28 Food Manufacturing
$106,350
40
29 Other Information Services
$106,250
470
30 Management of Companies and Enterprises
$105,550
2,420
31 Depository Credit Intermediation
$103,480
270
32 Hospitals - Privately owned
$102,580
50
33 Credit Intermediation and Related Activities
$102,210
330
34 Manufacturing
$101,540
470
35 General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Privately owned
$101,100
50
36 Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)
$100,430
60
37 Direct Insurance (except Life, Health, and Medical) Carriers
$100,410
60
38 Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences
$99,220
40
39 Scientific Research and Development Services
$99,220
40
40 Chemical and Allied Products Merchant Wholesalers
$99,180
60
41 General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
$98,490
50
42 Other Insurance Related Activities
$96,610
40
43 Activities Related to Real Estate
$96,160
60
44 Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing
$95,740
40
45 Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$95,140
190
46 Information
$94,560
5,120
47 Clothing and Clothing Accessories Stores
$94,430
170
48 Furniture and Home Furnishings Stores
$94,390
170
49 Paper and Paper Product Merchant Wholesalers
$94,350
70
50 Educational Services - State government owned
$94,020
190
51 Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods
$93,200
170
52 Clothing Stores
$93,140
110
53 Miscellaneous Manufacturing
$93,050
60
54 Drugs and Druggists' Sundries Merchant Wholesalers
$92,590
250
55 Automotive Parts, Accessories, and Tire Stores
$92,130
30
56 Health Care and Social Assistance
$91,910
190
57 Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$91,340
280
58 Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)
$91,330
50
59 Junior colleges - Local government owned
$91,290
40
60 Miscellaneous Durable Goods Merchant Wholesalers
$91,270
30
61 Electronic Shopping and Mail-Order Houses
$91,160
640
62 Business Support Services
$91,050
50
63 Wholesale Trade
$90,980
1,830
64 Other Financial Investment Activities
$90,770
40
65 Educational Services - Local government owned
$90,750
40
66 Furniture and Related Product Manufacturing
$90,650
40
67 Motion Picture and Sound Recording Industries
$90,380
300
68 Business, Professional, Labor, Political, and Similar Organizations
$90,270
770
69 Grocery and Related Product Merchant Wholesalers
$90,030
400
70 Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services
$89,820
110
71 Nonstore Retailers
$89,580
740
72 Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods
$89,580
1,550
73 Educational Services
$88,140
410
74 Publishing Industries (except Internet)
$87,710
1,540
75 Other Telecommunications
$87,630
50
76 Social Advocacy Organizations
$87,420
130
77 State government, including schools and hospitals
$87,160
250
78 Machinery Manufacturing
$87,150
40
79 Elementary and Secondary Schools - Privately owned
$86,630
30
80 Elementary and Secondary Schools
$86,170
40
81 Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Organizations
$86,140
1,260
82 Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$86,020
140
83 Transportation and Warehousing
$85,700
70
84 Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$85,660
1,290
85 Beer, Wine, and Distilled Alcoholic Beverage Merchant Wholesalers
$85,660
390
86 Electrical Contractors and Other Wiring Installation Contractors
$85,320
50
87 Building Equipment Contractors
$85,320
50
88 Specialty Trade Contractors
$85,320
50
89 Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services
$85,220
440
90 Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$85,020
90
91 Newspaper, Periodical, Book, and Directory Publishers
$85,010
1,340
92 Grantmaking and Giving Services
$84,730
140
93 Federal, State, and Local Government (OES Designation)
$83,020
200
94 Federal, State, and Local Government
$83,020
200
95 Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$81,620
100
96 Public sector -- Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospit
$81,430
630
97 Real Estate
$81,360
250
98 Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment Rental and Leasing
$81,310
40
99 Educational Services - Privately owned
$81,290
170
100 Spectator Sports
$81,260
170
See also: Highest paying cities for advertising and promotions managers.