Advertising & promotions managers

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Total Workforce

47.6k

Average Age

39

Estimated Job Growth

5.43%

10-year projection

Average Salary

$85,412

Average Male Salary

$100,234

Average Female Salary

$74,230

About

Advertising & promotions managers are most often employed by the Advertising, public relations & related services industry. The average yearly wage for Advertising & promotions managers was $85,412 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Advertising & promotions managers by wage are Construction managers, Atmospheric & space scientists, and Database administrators.

Advertising & promotions managers are part of the Management occupations, along with General & operations managers, Advertising & promotions managers, Marketing & sales managers, Public relations & fundraising managers, Administrative services managers, Computer & information systems managers, Financial managers, Industrial production managers, Purchasing managers, Transportation, storage, & distribution managers, Compensation & benefits managers, Human resources managers, Training & development managers, Farmers, ranchers, & other agricultural managers, Construction managers, Education administrators, Architectural & engineering managers, Food service managers, Gaming managers, Lodging managers, Medical & health services managers, Natural sciences managers, Property, real estate, & community association managers, Social & community service managers, Emergency management directors, Miscellaneous managers, and Chief executives & legislators

The top 3 locations that employ the most Advertising & promotions managers are LA City (West Central/Westwood & West Los Angeles) PUMA, CA. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Advertising & promotions managers are LA City (West Central/Westwood & West Los Angeles) PUMA, CA.

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Advertising & promotions managers and on wages and locations for those in the field. Advertising, public relations & related services is the industry that employs the most Advertising & promotions managers, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Advertising & promotions managers, by average wage, is Computer Systems Design. Advertising & promotions managers are paid most in Battery Park City, Greenwich Village & Soho PUMA, NY but are relatively concentrated in LA City (West Central/Westwood & West Los Angeles) PUMA, CA.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$85,412

AVERAGE SALARY

± $8,989

In 2017, Advertising & promotions managers earned an average of $85,412, $33,348 more than than the average national salary of $52,065.

Atmospheric & space scientists make somewhat more than Advertising & promotions managers while Construction managers make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Advertising & promotions managers as measured by average annual salary in the US.

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Wage Distribution

0.407

WAGE GINI

In 2017, Advertising & promotions managers had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.407, which is lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly for Advertising & promotions managers (shown in red) than for the overall labor force (shown in gray).

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Wage by Location

This map shows the Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States shaded by average annual wage for Advertising & promotions managers.

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Spatial Concentration

PUMAs with a Relatively High Concentration of Advertising & promotions managers

This map displays which Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States have a relatively high population of Advertising & promotions managers.

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Industries

Most Common

The most common industries employing Advertising & promotions managers, by number of employees, are Advertising, public relations & related services, Newspaper publishers, and Broadcasting (except internet).

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries for Advertising & promotions managers, by average wage, are Computer Systems Design, Motion pictures & video industries, and Advertising, public relations & related services.

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Industries by Share

47.6k

2017 Workforce

± 5,353

6.6%

1 YEAR GROWTH

± 15.2%

The number of people employed as Advertising & promotions managers has been growing at a rate of 6.6%, from 44,610 people in 2016 to 47,555 people in 2017.

This graphic shows the share of Advertising & promotions managers employed by various industries. Advertising, public relations & related services employs the largest share of Advertising & promotions managers at  60.4%, followed by Newspaper publishers with 6.07% and Broadcasting (except internet) with 3.52%.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Advertising & promotions managers in the US. The average age of male Advertising & promotions managers in the workforce is 39.7 and of female Advertising & promotions managers is 38.4, and the most common race/ethnicity for Advertising & promotions managers is White.

Gender Composition

20.5k

MALE WORKFORCE

± 3,511

27.1k

FEMALE WORKFORCE

± 4,042

57% of Advertising & promotions managers are Female, making them the more common gender in the occupation. This chart shows the gender breakdown of Advertising & promotions managers.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Advertising & promotions managers

  1. White

  2. Asian

  3. Black

86.3% of Advertising & promotions managers are White, making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 5.83% of Advertising & promotions managers, Asian is the second most common race or ethnicity in this occupation. This chart shows the racial and ethnic breakdown of Advertising & promotions managers.

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Age by Gender

39.7

AVERAGE MALE AGE

± 1.9

38.4

AVERAGE FEMALE AGE

± 1.83

The median age of Advertising & promotions managers is 39, and Male employees are generally 1.3 years older than than their Female counterparts.

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Education

Data on higher education choices for Advertising & promotions managers from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Advertising & promotions managers is Communications but a relatively high number of Advertising & promotions managers hold a major in Communications.

Majors

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Skills

Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for Advertising & promotions managers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Advertising & promotions managers need many skills, but most especially Speaking, Active Listening, and Time Management. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Advertising & promotions managers need more than the average amount of Management of Financial Resources, Operations Analysis, and Management of Material Resources.

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Growth Projections

Projections on wages and job growth for Advertising & promotions managers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The ten-year national workforce is projected to grow 7.4%, but Advertising & promotions managers are expected to see a growth of 5.43% over the same period. This occupation is expected to grow slower than the national average.

Job Growth

5.43%

ESTIMATED GROWTH

7.4%

NATIONAL AVERAGE

This line chart shows the 10-year projected employment growth (from 2016 to 2026) for Advertising & promotions managers. This profession is expected to grow lower than 7.4%, the average rate of national job growth.

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