Advertising & Sales Manager Job Outlook

Advertising and sales managers act as team leaders for both small and large organisations. These managers are tasked with the responsibility of coordinating employees while also overseeing the company's core sales and advertising strategy.


Expected Salary

Advertising and sales managers can expect a salary of anywhere from $56,856 - $105,591 per annum. The median salary rate for advertising and sales managers in Australia is $81,224.

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This role is predominantly male-based. 64.5% of advertising and sales managers are male who are employed full-time while 27.2% are female.

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Weekly Work Hours

The average weekly working hours of a male advertising and sales manager falls at 45.4 hours. Female managers average at 39.1 hours per week.

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Age Groups

The average age profile of advertising and sales manager’s hover at professionals aged 34-44. A large majority are also within the 25-34 age bracket.

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Employment Rate By State

At 38.9%, most advertising and sales managers are employed in NSW . Victoria and Queensland follow closely behind with Western Australia at 10.4%.

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Employment Level

The employment rate for advertising and sales managers have remained steady in the past 5 years. By 2018, the national average is expected to rise to 149,300.

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Education Level

The majority of advertising and sales managers hold a bachelor degree and have completed year 12. Managers who have achieved a diploma or certificate III/IV also contribute to the overall percentage at 13.5% and 12.4% respectively.

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