Advertising Age Data Center
Average agency base salary by gender and region in 1998
Region CEO male CEO female CFO male CFO female Creative director male Creative director female Assoc creative dir male Assoc creative dir female Art director male Art director female Copywriter male Copywriter female Media director male Media director female Mgmt supervisor male Mgmt supervisor female Lead acct planner male Lead acct planner female Acct executive male Acct executive female
West $149,900 $80,000 $80,000 $53,900 $102,300 $100,000 $92,800 $70,000 $52,600 $51,000 $51,700 $56,600 $50,000 $57,900 $89,000 $70,800 $70,000 $48,300 $51,400 $46,800
South 155,500 112,500 91,600 60,000 95,200 63,300 88,700 61,200 46,800 41,200 51,900 42,200 63,300 55,300 91,100 66,100 81,700 56,600 49,200 39,200
Midwest 143,300 149,900 92,400 60,000 100,700 92,800 81,400 86,800 47,200 43,900 49,400 45,700 68,800 59,300 92,200 83,000 85,400 69,000 51,100 43,100
East 179,100 110,000 103,600 74,900 102,500 124,900 73,900 72,400 56,400 50,900 71,100 59,200 58,200 55,600 129,500 106,800 83,300 64,300 58,100 52,200
Notes: Data universe is the number of employees in these posts at 262 responding agencies.
Source: Advertising Age survey