We surveyed 1,345 advertising sales agents to better understand the work environment and required skills of a typical advertising sales agent. Here are the results.

How much intelligence is required as an advertising sales agent?

Low

High

Working as an advertising sales agent typically doesn’t require the use of high levels of intelligence in daily tasks.

Can I learn to become an advertising sales agent?

Intrinsic Talent

Acquired Talent

A career as an advertising sales agent typically depends predominantly on qualities you can gain through experience, with a small aspect of skills you are born with.

Is it easy to get a job as an advertising sales agent?

Easy

Hard

It’s typically difficult to find a job as an advertising sales agent. If you’re curious about the numbers, check out the job market for advertising sales agents.

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Do advertising sales agents work full-time or part-time?

83% of advertising sales agents work in full-time roles while 17% work part-time.

Is being an advertising sales agent stressful?

Low

High

Stress is not uncommon amongst advertising sales agents, with daily work sometimes being quite demanding.

Is being organized important as an advertising sales agent?

Low

High

Organization is not considered a particuarly important part of being an advertising sales agent.

How competitive is the workplace for advertising sales agents?

Low

High

Advertising sales agents tend to see lots of competition in the workplace, with desire to get ahead of co-workers being common.

Does being an advertising sales agent require frequent time pressure to complete tasks?

Low

High

Advertising sales agents will have to sometimes face time pressure on the job.

Are advertising sales agents allowed to express themselves creatively?

Low

High

Advertising sales agents rarely get a chance to express themselves creatively.

Do advertising sales agents have control over the direction of their work?

Low

High

Advertising sales agents tend to have a set and inflexible work schedule that they are unable to deviate from too much.

Is being an advertising sales agent physically demanding?

Low

High

Work as an advertising sales agents is not the most physically demanding of careers, falling in the bottom half of all careers.

Are advertising sales agents exposed to a wide variety of work?

Low

High

Advertising sales agents tend to have a monotonous work routine, with little variety in their day-to-day tasks.

Does being an advertising sales agent require attention to detail?

Low

High

Attention to detail isn't necessarily required to be successful as an advertising sales agent.

Does being a good advertising sales agent require compassion and empathy?

Low

High

Being compassionate and empathetic is considered helpful to those looking to pursue careers as advertising sales agents.