Advertising Workers

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 areĀ 148,770 advertising sales agents and 28,530 advertising and promotions managers employed in the United States.


Quick Facts
Duties 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
Alternate Title(s) Advertising Account Executives, Art Directors, Contact Department Personnel, Copywriters, Creative Directors, Media Buyers, Media Planners Production Managers Research Directors, Research Workers
Salary Range $25,000 to $100,000+
Employment Prospects Good
Advancement Prospects Good
Work Environment Primarily Indoors
Best Geographical Location(s) Opportunities are best in large cities such as New York, Chicago, and Los Angeles and large suburban areas, but jobs are available throughout the country
Education and Training
  • Bachelor's Degree
Related School Subjects
  • English
  • Psychology
  • Speech
Experience Work experience in graphic design, writing, and social media will be useful
Skills
  • Drawing/Design
  • Public Speaking
  • Writing
Personality Traits
  • Artistic
  • Creative
  • Outgoing
Licensure/Certification None
Special Requirements None
Career Ladder
  • Advertising Manager
  • Advertising Worker
  • Advertising Intern

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