Advertising Sales Agents


Sell or solicit advertising, including graphic art, advertising space in publications, custom made signs, or TV and radio advertising time. May obtain leases for outdoor advertising sites or persuade retailer to use sales promotion display items.


Top Industries of Employment

  1. Radio And Television Broadcasting
  2. Newspapers
  3. Advertising
  4. Mailing, Reproduction, Stenographic
  5. Miscellaneous Publishing

2002 - 2003 Wages
by MSA and Workforce Investment Areas

Area Employment**
Total
Hourly Wage Annual
Mean Entry Experienced Mean Entry Experienced
Missouri 3,150 19.14 9.62 23.90 39,820 20,020 49,720
Joplin MSA 130 18.12 8.49 22.93 37,680 17,650 47,690
Columbia MSA 100 15.03 6.70 19.19 31,260 13,940 39,920
St Joseph MSA 50 16.44 9.80 19.75 34,190 20,390 41,080
Springfield MSA 210 15.89 8.29 19.69 33,050 17,240 40,960
St Louis MSA 1,340 23.41 12.46 28.89 48,690 25,920 60,080
Kansas City* 730 18.26 9.15 22.81 37,973 19,037 47,441
Central Region* 280 14.47 7.36 18.03 30,099 15,299 37,499
Northeast Region* 80 11.79 8.15 13.60 24,515 16,953 28,295
Northwest Region* 90 14.30 8.50 17.21 29,754 17,675 35,793
Ozark Region* 260 16.49 8.51 20.48 34,307 17,706 42,608
South Central Region* 90 11.67 8.82 13.09 24,274 18,351 27,235
Southeast Region* 140 12.88 8.41 15.11 26,786 17,501 31,429
Southwest Region* 140 16.99 7.56 21.70 35,337 15,734 45,138
St. Louis City* 470 25.65 13.63 31.65 53,344 28,357 65,838
St. Louis County* 520 26.99 13.34 33.82 56,148 27,749 70,347
West Central Region* 90 13.79 8.20 16.59 28,692 17,056 34,510
Jefferson/Franklin Consortium* 220 13.90 12.25 14.72 28,903 25,472 30,619

Long-term Employment Projections

Area Employment ** Change 2000-2010 Annual
Avg Openings
Long-term
Outlook
2000 Estimated 2010 Projected Number Percent
Missouri 3,480 4,150 670 19.25 138 Great
Kansas City MSA 1,590 1,890 300 18.87 62 Outstanding
St Louis MSA 1,450 1,700 250 17.24 54 Great
Central Region* 340 400 60 17.65 13 Great
Northeast Region* 70 80 10 14.29 2 Good
Northwest Region* 120 140 20 16.67 2 Good
Ozark Region* 280 330 50 17.86 11 Outstanding
South Central Region* 70 80 10 14.29 2 Caution
Southeast Region* 160 180 20 12.50 5 Good
Southwest Region* 140 160 20 14.29 5 Outstanding
West Central Region* 110 120 10 9.09 3 Good

* - Workforce Investment Areas
** - Why are the employment levels different for the same occupation?



This Occupation generally requires Moderate-term on-the-job training (1-12 months)
or training in one of the following
Advertising