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   (click here for the 10-year forecast)

  Employment Average annual openings
  2016 estimate2026 projectionPercent change Labor force exitsOccupation transfersTotal
Alaska 129127 -1.63 1013
United States 31,30033,000 5.5800 2,4003,370

Job outlook

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


2017 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 59.5623.1534.47 51.0374.89*
Alaska 47.6024.2130.32 37.2760.3591.29
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 50.1026.2531.10 38.8367.5692.72

* 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

2016 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
15223 15.141.9 29.4
2016 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation39
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation28
UI claimants previously working in occupation7
2016 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 173
Number of job position postings 12
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 14.4

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 BBA