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Advertising and Promotions Manager Salary Information

The salary statistics of advertising and promotions managers are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of advertising and promotions managers within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The advertising and promotions managers annual salary statistics are from the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2014 and published in May 2015 [1].

Table 1. Advertising and Promotions Manager Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
90th Percentile Wage
No Data
75th Percentile Wage
$148,300
50th Percentile Wage
$96,720
25th Percentile Wage
$65,810
10th Percentile Wage
$45,060

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for advertising and promotions managers. The average annual salary for the 75th percentile (the top 25 percent of the highest paid) is $148,300. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $96,720. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $45,060. We note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 75th percentile (the top 25 percent of the highest paid) is almost 229% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Table 2. Salary Trend

YearAverage Annual SalaryGrowth (%)
2014 $96,720 3.03%
2013 $93,880 5.97%
2012 $88,590 1.07%
2011 $87,650 4.48%
2010 $83,890 -

Table 2 shows the salary trend for advertising and promotions managers from 2010 to 2014. We note that from 2010 to 2014 the average salary has increased by 15.29%. We note that in 2013 the average salary increased by 5.97%. We also note that the average annual wage had a small growth of 1.07% in 2012 and a relatively large growth of 4.48% in 2011.

Table 3. Average Salary of Advertising and Promotions Managers vs. Related Jobs

OccupationAverage Wage
Advertising and Promotions Managers
$96,720
Marketing and Sales Managers
$116,490
Marketing Managers
$127,130
Sales Managers
$110,660
Public Relations and Fundraising Managers
$101,510

Table 4. Advertising and Promotions Manager Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of advertising and promotions managers in 16 major industry sectors are shown in Table 4. We note that the salaries vary considerably within different industry sectors. The highest paying industry sector for advertising and promotions managers occupations is the professional, scientific, and technical services sector with an annual salary $118,200. The lowest paying sector is the arts, entertainment, and recreation sector (annual salary $63,640).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$118,200
Finance and Insurance
$108,150
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$105,550
Manufacturing
$101,540
Information
$94,560
Health Care and Social Assistance
$91,910
Wholesale Trade
$90,980
Educational Services
$88,140
Transportation and Warehousing
$85,700
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$85,660
Federal, State, and Local Government
$83,020
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$81,010
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$79,030
Retail Trade
$76,830
Accommodation and Food Services
$64,390
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$63,640

Table 5. Median Annual Wage of Advertising and Promotions Managers by States

From the above tables we note that not only advertising and promotions managers salaries vary considerably based on one's education and experience, and the industry sectors, they also change considerably from state to state. In the following table we compare the median salary of advertising and promotions managers in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $46,830 to $168,750. The highest paying state for advertising and promotions managers is New York with a median annual salary of $168,750. The lowest paying state is West Virginia with a median annual salary of $46,830. For more salary information of advertising and promotions managers profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.

State Name Median Annual Salary
New York
$168,750
Delaware
$141,320
New Jersey
$130,480
Colorado
$129,190
Pennsylvania
$124,050
Connecticut
$111,810
Washington
$108,780
Michigan
$108,180
Massachusetts
$108,150
North Carolina
$106,750
Minnesota
$102,420
Maryland
$101,700
California
$101,220
Florida
$98,150
Virginia
$96,640
Illinois
$94,570
District of Columbia
$94,490
Vermont
$91,660
Arkansas
$91,420
Texas
$87,590
Ohio
$86,910
New Hampshire
$85,270
Missouri
$84,440
Wisconsin
$81,740
Alabama
$80,960
Hawaii
$80,260
Utah
$80,030
Nebraska
$79,990
North Dakota
$79,390
Georgia
$76,140
Rhode Island
$75,910
Alaska
$75,080
Arizona
$72,930
Nevada
$71,990
Maine
$70,820
Iowa
$69,860
Indiana
$69,240
Kansas
$68,180
New Mexico
$66,610
Montana
$65,490
South Carolina
$65,190
Kentucky
$65,140
Oregon
$64,590
Puerto Rico
$60,920
Louisiana
$60,200
Tennessee
$59,520
Guam
$55,740
Oklahoma
$55,470
Mississippi
$53,680
Idaho
$49,410
West Virginia
$46,830