Information About Advertising Sales Agents

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Training

Advertising sales agents need moderate-term on-the-job training.

Degrees for Advertising sales agents
Training for Advertising Sales Agents
Percent
Less than High School 2.1
High School 13.7
Some College 22.5
Associates Degree 8.6
Bachelors Degree 46.0
Masters Degree 6.6
Doctorate or Professional Degree 0.6

Employment

Represents about 166,000 people in the United States- 5.0% of which are self-employed

Employment prospects are up Over the next 5 years there will be aproximately 12,000 more advertising sales agents but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 45,000 more.


Hourly Income

On average, advertising sales agents make $26.65 per hour.

Hourly Income Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Advertising sales agents $10.80 $14.70 $21.70 $33.10 $47.10
Sales and related occupations $8.17 $9.04 $11.90 $20.60 $35.10
National Average $8.65 $10.70 $16.50 $26.60 $41.00

Annual Salaries

On average, advertising sales agents make $55,430 per year.

Annual Salary Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Advertising sales agents $22,460 $30,750 $45,250 $68,900 $98,160
Sales and related occupations $16,990 $18,800 $24,840 $42,990 $73,070
National Average $18,000 $22,380 $34,460 $55,470 $85,280

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

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