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

  Average employment Average annual openings
  2014 estimate2024 projectionPercent change GrowthReplacementTotal
Alaska 221197 -10.90 66
United States 167,900163,400 -2.70 4,9804,980

Job outlook

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


2016 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 30.6111.6916.53 24.2236.5655.49
Alaska 24.8412.8815.55 23.3330.2239.07
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 26.7312.9419.06 25.8232.4841.67
Balance of State 17.7712.8513.78 15.5019.1528.42

Labor Force Indicators

2015 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
34456 16.337.7 29.5
2015 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation71
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation36
UI claimants previously working in occupation28
2015 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 431
Number of job position postings 53
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 8.1

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