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Salaries for

Advertising Agent

Virginia Median
$52,000
National Median
$50,000
Median Income is the exact middle income earned by someone in a job or career field.

Advertising Agent

Advertising agents sell advertisements on behalf of their company or business clients.

An ordinary day in the life of an advertising agent might include:

  • Preparing and delivering presentations to encourage new or existing clients to advertise
  • Presenting advertising proofs to clients for approval
  • Developing sales-related materials, including media kits, sales contracts, and promotional plans.

Salaries for

Advertising Agent

Virginia Median
$52,000
National Median
$50,000
Median Income is the exact middle income earned by someone in a job or career field.

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Top Pay by Location

These cities have the highest paying median for Advertising Agent
Boston, MA
$91,000
Atlanta, GA
$58,000
Houston, TX
$56,000
New York, NY
$55,000
Phoenix, AZ
$52,000
Los Angeles, CA
$50,000
Dallas, TX
$50,000
Tampa, FL
$48,000
Salary information is calculated from job seeker profiles and job postings. Both hourly and yearly wages could be reported.

An ordinary day in the life of an advertising agent might include:

  • Preparing and delivering presentations to encourage new or existing clients to advertise
  • Presenting advertising proofs to clients for approval
  • Developing sales-related materials, including media kits, sales contracts, and promotional plans.

Insider Tips

The average wage for an advertising agent is $50,000 per year. Performance-based bonuses can make up a significant part of annual wages. Most agents work at least partly on commission, so the most successful can stand to make significantly more than the national average. The highest paid advertising agents work in the printing sector, followed by those employed by specialized design services. Advertising agents in Connecticut are among the best compensated in the United States.