Emily Tan
Jun 17, 2013

Ad industry salaries drop, gender and country disparities persist: Font Talent

ASIA-PACIFIC - Average salaries in advertising and marketing have dropped or stagnated in some markets despite talent shortages, and the gender gap in salaries persists despite women earning more than men in some roles, according to a report by Font Talent.

Salaries fall or stagnate in Singapore, Malaysia and New Zealand

The decline may be due to ramped-up investments leading to rapid job creation, said Karin Clarke, regional director for Asia at Font. “My feeling is that while more jobs are being created, resulting in a shortage of talent, many of these roles are entry level, and when you look at the mean, that brings down the average salary.

These results were derived from Font’s annual salary survey, which was conducted in the year preceding 18...

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