Advertising, Marketing, Promotions, Public Relations, and Sales Manager Salary in Sector of Federal, State, and Local Government

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

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$54,960
25th Percentile Wage
$69,930
50th Percentile Wage
$92,960
75th Percentile Wage
$124,160
90th Percentile Wage
$154,360

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers in the industry sector of federal, state, and local government. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers is $154,360. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $92,960. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers is $54,960.

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 federal, state, and local government from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201692,9603.38%10.23%
201589,8202.66%-
201487,4301.69%-
201385,9502.91%-
201283,450--

Compare Advertising, Marketing, Promotions, Public Relations, and Sales Manager Salary in Different Industries within the Federal, State, and Local Government Sector

The average salaries of advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers in eight industries in the federal, state, and local government 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 federal executive branch (oes designation) industry with an annual salary $149,440. The lowest paying industry is the state government, excluding schools and hospitals (oes designation) industry (annual salary $77,420). 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
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation)
$149,440
Federal government, including USPS
$133,690
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$94,790
Local government, including schools and hospitals
$94,570
Public sector -- Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospit
$94,180
Federal, State, and Local Government (OES Designation)
$92,960
State government, including schools and hospitals
$90,890
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$77,420

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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