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Occupational Employment and Wage Statistics

Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2022

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 Advertising Sales Agents
Industry profile for Advertising Sales Agents
Geographic profile for Advertising Sales Agents

National estimates for Advertising Sales Agents:

Employment estimate and mean wage estimates for Advertising Sales Agents:

Employment (1) Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Wage RSE (3)
106,560 1.9 % $ 35.22 $ 73,260 1.4 %

Percentile wage estimates for Advertising Sales Agents:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $ 14.67 $ 19.23 $ 28.10 $ 39.84 $ 63.77
Annual Wage (2) $ 30,510 $ 39,990 $ 58,450 $ 82,880 $ 132,640


Industry profile for Advertising Sales Agents:

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

Industries with the highest levels of employment in Advertising Sales Agents:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Advertising, Public Relations, and Related Services 45,570 9.48 $ 37.86 $ 78,740
Newspaper, Periodical, Book, and Directory Publishers 23,300 7.59 $ 28.41 $ 59,090
Radio and Television Broadcasting Stations 13,820 11.46 $ 31.15 $ 64,780
Media Streaming Distribution Services, Social Networks, and Other Media Networks and Content Providers 7,650 3.29 $ 38.76 $ 80,620
Web Search Portals, Libraries, Archives, and Other Information Services 2,700 1.54 $ 58.58 $ 121,850

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in Advertising Sales Agents:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Radio and Television Broadcasting Stations 13,820 11.46 $ 31.15 $ 64,780
Advertising, Public Relations, and Related Services 45,570 9.48 $ 37.86 $ 78,740
Newspaper, Periodical, Book, and Directory Publishers 23,300 7.59 $ 28.41 $ 59,090
Media Streaming Distribution Services, Social Networks, and Other Media Networks and Content Providers 7,650 3.29 $ 38.76 $ 80,620
Web Search Portals, Libraries, Archives, and Other Information Services 2,700 1.54 $ 58.58 $ 121,850

Top paying industries for Advertising Sales Agents:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Management of Companies and Enterprises 1,190 0.04 $ 69.10 $ 143,730
Web Search Portals, Libraries, Archives, and Other Information Services 2,700 1.54 $ 58.58 $ 121,850
Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services 200 0.02 $ 50.53 $ 105,110
Software Publishers 50 0.01 $ 46.11 $ 95,910
Sound Recording Industries 70 0.33 $ 45.74 $ 95,150


Geographic profile for Advertising Sales Agents:

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



Map of employment of advertising sales agents by state, May 2022


States with the highest employment level in Advertising Sales Agents:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
New York 18,740 2.06 2.86 $ 52.76 $ 109,750
California 9,670 0.55 0.76 $ 39.21 $ 81,550
Florida 7,340 0.80 1.11 $ 31.52 $ 65,560
Illinois 7,210 1.23 1.70 $ 30.64 $ 63,740
Texas 5,960 0.46 0.64 $ 26.40 $ 54,910


Map of location quotient of advertising sales agents by state, May 2022


States with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in Advertising Sales Agents:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
New York 18,740 2.06 2.86 $ 52.76 $ 109,750
Washington 4,420 1.30 1.80 $ 42.38 $ 88,150
Illinois 7,210 1.23 1.70 $ 30.64 $ 63,740
South Dakota 480 1.10 1.52 $ 26.39 $ 54,880
North Dakota 420 1.04 1.44 $ 27.02 $ 56,210


Map of annual mean wages of advertising sales agents by state, May 2022


Top paying states for Advertising Sales Agents:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
New York 18,740 2.06 2.86 $ 52.76 $ 109,750
Washington 4,420 1.30 1.80 $ 42.38 $ 88,150
California 9,670 0.55 0.76 $ 39.21 $ 81,550
Georgia 2,510 0.54 0.75 $ 37.89 $ 78,810
District of Columbia 540 0.78 1.08 $ 35.74 $ 74,340



Map of employment of advertising sales agents by area, May 2022


Metropolitan areas with the highest employment level in Advertising Sales Agents:

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 17,970 1.96 2.72 $ 53.34 $ 110,950
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 5,320 1.20 1.67 $ 32.81 $ 68,250
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 4,920 0.81 1.12 $ 38.56 $ 80,210
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 3,620 1.78 2.47 $ 44.65 $ 92,880
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL 2,800 1.07 1.48 $ 32.38 $ 67,350
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 2,010 0.53 0.73 $ 28.34 $ 58,950
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 1,900 0.70 0.97 $ 41.84 $ 87,030
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 1,860 0.67 0.93 $ 29.03 $ 60,380
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 1,570 0.52 0.72 $ 37.09 $ 77,150
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH 1,510 0.56 0.77 $ 34.63 $ 72,020


Map of location quotient of advertising sales agents by area, May 2022


Metropolitan areas with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in Advertising Sales Agents:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV 220 2.22 3.08 $ 27.34 $ 56,870
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 17,970 1.96 2.72 $ 53.34 $ 110,950
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 3,620 1.78 2.47 $ 44.65 $ 92,880
Fargo, ND-MN 220 1.58 2.20 $ 26.40 $ 54,920
Springfield, IL 160 1.56 2.17 $ 27.55 $ 57,300
Rapid City, SD 100 1.36 1.89 $ 27.86 $ 57,950
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 5,320 1.20 1.67 $ 32.81 $ 68,250
Birmingham-Hoover, AL 600 1.20 1.67 $ 27.17 $ 56,510
Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO 300 1.16 1.61 $ 26.28 $ 54,660
Missoula, MT 70 1.15 1.60 $ 28.53 $ 59,350


Map of annual mean wages of advertising sales agents by area, May 2022


Top paying metropolitan areas for Advertising Sales Agents:

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 17,970 1.96 2.72 $ 53.34 $ 110,950
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA 420 0.37 0.51 $ 48.92 $ 101,750
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 3,620 1.78 2.47 $ 44.65 $ 92,880
Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA 110 0.54 0.74 $ 42.93 $ 89,290
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 1,900 0.70 0.97 $ 41.84 $ 87,030
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA 1,460 0.61 0.85 $ 40.96 $ 85,190
Trenton, NJ 80 0.33 0.46 $ 40.30 $ 83,830
Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA 90 0.30 0.41 $ 39.83 $ 82,840
San Diego-Carlsbad, CA 560 0.38 0.52 $ 39.63 $ 82,420
Vallejo-Fairfield, CA 40 0.30 0.41 $ 39.05 $ 81,220

Nonmetropolitan areas with the highest employment in Advertising Sales Agents:

Nonmetropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Northwest Illinois nonmetropolitan area 180 1.39 1.93 $ 20.05 $ 41,700
Kansas nonmetropolitan area 160 0.42 0.58 $ 22.08 $ 45,920
Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area 130 0.64 0.88 $ 21.80 $ 45,330
East South Dakota nonmetropolitan area 130 1.03 1.43 $ 23.68 $ 49,250
Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area 120 0.92 1.28 $ 23.25 $ 48,350

Nonmetropolitan areas with t