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Advertising Workers

Advertising Worker—Career Q&A: Professional Advice and Insight

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Advertising is defined as mass communication paid for by an advertiser to persuade a particular segment of the public to adopt ideas or take actions of benefit to the advertiser. Advertising workers perform the various creative and business activities needed to take an advertisement from the research stage, to creative concept, through production, and finally to its intended audience. There are 167,900 advertising sales agents and 225,200 advertising and promotions managers employed in the United States.

Salary Range

$25,000 to $100,000+

Minimum Education Level

Bachelor's Degree




About as Fast as the Average
Personality Traits




Career Ladder
Advertising Manager

Advertising Worker

Advertising Intern