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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2019

41-3011 Advertising Sales Agents

Sell or solicit advertising space, time, or media in publications, signage, TV, radio, or Internet establishments or public spaces.


National estimates for this occupation
Industry profile for this occupation
Geographic profile for this occupation

National estimates for this occupation: Top

Employment estimate and mean wage estimates for this occupation:

Employment (1) Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Wage RSE (3)
129,740 2.3 % $31.09 $64,660 1.0 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $12.21 $16.95 $25.63 $37.99 $56.88
Annual Wage (2) $25,390 $35,250 $53,310 $79,010 $118,300


Industry profile for this occupation: Top

Industries with the highest published employment and wages for this occupation are provided. For a list of all industries with employment in this occupation, see the Create Customized Tables function.

Industries with the highest levels of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Advertising, Public Relations, and Related Services 52,320 10.67 $33.37 $69,420
Newspaper, Periodical, Book, and Directory Publishers 28,180 9.25 $26.04 $54,170
Radio and Television Broadcasting 22,200 10.32 $29.16 $60,650
Other Information Services 12,010 3.70 $34.51 $71,770
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services 3,170 0.21 $29.51 $61,380

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Advertising, Public Relations, and Related Services 52,320 10.67 $33.37 $69,420
Radio and Television Broadcasting 22,200 10.32 $29.16 $60,650
Newspaper, Periodical, Book, and Directory Publishers 28,180 9.25 $26.04 $54,170
Other Information Services 12,010 3.70 $34.51 $71,770
Cable and Other Subscription Programming 440 0.82 $39.43 $82,010

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Motion Picture and Video Industries 910 0.21 $44.55 $92,670
Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services 980 0.13 $39.89 $82,960
Cable and Other Subscription Programming 440 0.82 $39.43 $82,010
Performing Arts Companies (8) (8) $38.75 $80,600
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation) 30 (7) $37.11 $77,180


Geographic profile for this occupation: Top

States and areas with the highest published employment, location quotients, and wages for this occupation are provided. For a list of all areas with employment in this occupation, see the Create Customized Tables function.





States with the highest employment level in this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
New York 21,030 2.21 2.50 $40.85 $84,960
California 16,880 0.97 1.10 $35.78 $74,420
Florida 8,120 0.92 1.05 $28.03 $58,310
Texas 7,830 0.63 0.71 $28.50 $59,280
Illinois 7,490 1.24 1.41 $31.44 $65,390




States with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
New York 21,030 2.21 2.50 $40.85 $84,960
District of Columbia 1,040 1.44 1.63 $36.10 $75,100
North Dakota 550 1.29 1.46 $28.34 $58,950
Illinois 7,490 1.24 1.41 $31.44 $65,390
South Dakota 520 1.23 1.40 $23.20 $48,260




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
New Jersey 2,620 0.64 0.72 $42.83 $89,090
New York 21,030 2.21 2.50 $40.85 $84,960
Connecticut 1,260 0.76 0.86 $37.46 $77,920
Nevada 640 0.46 0.52 $36.63 $76,190
Maryland 1,040 0.38 0.44 $36.50 $75,930





Metropolitan areas with the highest employment level in this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 20,860 2.16 2.45 $42.32 $88,030
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 6,640 1.42 1.61 $31.98 $66,520
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 5,890 0.94 1.07 $35.58 $74,010
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL 3,720 1.41 1.59 $32.94 $68,510
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA 3,430 3.01 3.41 $35.84 $74,550
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 2,930 1.07 1.21 $26.77 $55,690
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 2,890 1.43 1.62 $33.46 $69,590
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 2,740 0.75 0.85 $31.36 $65,240
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 2,060 0.65 0.73 $33.04 $68,720
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 2,020 0.70 0.79 $32.06 $66,680