Advertising Sales Agents (41-3011)

Occupation description:  Sell or solicit advertising space, time, or media in publications, signage, TV, radio, or Internet establishments or public spaces.

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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 278236 -15.110 2228
United States 149,900144,500 -3.65,500 12,70017,660

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 29.3411.6916.22 23.8935.5752.26
Alaska 24.4313.1516.24 22.8128.7839.51
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 25.6013.1617.43 24.3229.8740.80

Labor Force Indicators

2016 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
37164 17.332.4 26.0
2016 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation94
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation42
UI claimants previously working in occupation48
2016 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 495
Number of job position postings 36
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 13.8

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

Education: High school diploma or equivalent Work experience: None On-the-job training: Moderate-term on-the-job training