Advertising Age Data Center
Average base salary by agency size in 1999
Agency size** CEO Creative director CFO Chief tech officer Assoc creative dir Art director Copywriter Media director Management supervisor Lead account planner Account executive
<$3.6 $123,200 $87,000 $66,200 $70,000 $64,300 $47,600 $48,000 $50,000 $72,800 $60,000 $47,200
$3.7-7.5 194,400 115,600 88,700 70,000 73,800 56,700 57,800 71,500 81,900 70,600 45,100
$7.6-15 259,100 97,900 93,900 56,600 93,300 45,900 48,500 90,000 93,100 62,500 43,500
$15.1-45‹ 270,800 162,500 149,900 100,000 96,300 66,800 66,300 90,000 107,500 49,000 44,300
Notes: **In millions of gross income. ‹Numbers are subject to skews due to the smaller number of responses from agencies in the $15 million to $45 million-plus range. Source: Advertising Age.