Advertising Sales Agents

Training Requirements for Advertising Sales Agents

Advertising sales agents need a high school diploma or equivalent and moderate-term on-the-job training.

Degrees for Advertising sales agents
Percent
Less than High School 1.2
High School 10.7
Some College 21.2
Associates Degree 7.4
Bachelors Degree 50.1
Masters Degree 8.6
Doctorate or Professional Degree 0.9

Employment Outlook for Advertising Sales Agents

This represents about 167,000 people in the United States.

Over the next 10 years there will be aproximately 4,000 less advertising sales agents but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 49,000 more.

Typical Income for Advertising Sales Agents

Hourly Income

On average,advertising sales agents make $30.61 per hour.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Advertising sales agents $11.69 $16.53 $24.22 $36.56 $55.49
Sales and related occupations $8.72 $9.72 $12.78 $22.23 $37.65
Sales representatives, services $12.69 $17.28 $25.29 $39.27 $64.26
National Average $9.27 $11.60 $17.81 $28.92 $45.45

Annual Salaries

On average, advertising sales agents make $63,660 per year.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Advertising sales agents $24,320 $34,380 $50,380 $76,050 $115,430
Sales and related occupations $18,150 $20,210 $26,590 $46,230 $78,300
Sales representatives, services $26,400 $35,950 $52,600 $81,680 $133,660
National Average $19,290 $24,140 $37,040 $60,150 $94,540

This data is from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics

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