Advertising and Promotions Managers (11-2011)

Occupation description:  Plan, direct, or coordinate advertising policies and programs or produce collateral materials, such as posters, contests, coupons, or give-aways, to create extra interest in the purchase of a product or service for a department, an entire organization, or on an account basis.

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Employment and Job Openings

  Average employment Average annual openings
  2014 estimate2024 projectionPercent change GrowthReplacementTotal
Alaska 139151 8.61 56
United States 31,00032,400 4.7150 9901,140

Job outlook

  • Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is low with low employment opportunities. Read more.


2015 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 54.6220.4030.18 46.1069.68*
Alaska 36.3220.6722.94 32.3047.0159.07
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 35.6920.5222.45 28.2849.4260.17

* indicates the estimate is not available, or the hourly wage is greater than $100, or the annual wage is greater than $208,000.


Labor Force Indicators

2015 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
15726 16.638.5 27.4
2015 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation40
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation26
UI claimants previously working in occupation12
2015 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 156
Number of job position postings 10
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 15.6

Typical Entry-level Education, Experience, and/or On-the-job Training

Education: Bachelor’s degree Work experience: Less than 5 years On-the-job training: None

Training Resources

 Degree
University of Alaska Anchorage   (Anchorage)
Marketing Bac