Advertising, Marketing, Promotions, Public Relations, and Sales Manager Salary in Sector of Information

The salary statistics of advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers in the industry sector of information are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales manager salaries in different industries within the information sector.

Average Annual Salary of Advertising, Marketing, Promotions, Public Relations, and Sales Managers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$68,350
25th Percentile Wage
$99,040
50th Percentile Wage
$142,280
75th Percentile Wage
$191,770
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers in the industry sector of information. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 75th percentile (the top 25 percent of the highest paid) advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers is $191,770. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $142,280. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers is $68,350.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers in the industry sector of information from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
2016142,2802.61%11.85%
2015138,5602.67%-
2014134,8603.34%-
2013130,3503.78%-
2012125,420--

Compare Advertising, Marketing, Promotions, Public Relations, and Sales Manager Salary in Different Industries within the Information Sector

The average salaries of advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers in 22 industries in the information sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales manager occupations is the other information services industry with an annual salary $157,570. The lowest paying industry is the motion picture and video exhibition industry (annual salary $75,300). For detailed advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales manager salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Other Information Services
$157,570
Other Information Services
$157,570
Wireless Telecommunications Carriers (except Satellite)
$151,040
Software Publishers
$150,420
Cable and Other Subscription Programming
$147,490
Telecommunications
$145,150
Wired Telecommunications Carriers
$143,300
Satellite Telecommunications
$143,210
Motion Picture and Video Industries
$142,890
Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services
$142,500
Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services
$142,500
Other Telecommunications
$137,970
Publishing Industries (except Internet)
$136,660
Broadcasting (except Internet)
$135,360
Radio and Television Broadcasting
$133,080
Motion Picture and Sound Recording Industries
$132,900
Radio Broadcasting
$118,530
Television Broadcasting
$118,310
Newspaper, Periodical, Book, and Directory Publishers
$115,800
Sound Recording Industries
$97,080
Newspaper Publishers
$88,050
Motion Picture and Video Exhibition
$75,300

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].



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