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Advertising Space Clerk Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$36,963 (USD)

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Last updated: May 23, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Advertising Space Clerk is $36,963 a year and $18 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for an Advertising Space Clerk is between $28,202 and $44,146. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

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Job Summary

  • Measures and draws outlines of advertising space on dummy newspaper copy and compiles and records identifying data on dummy copy and other worksheets used as guides for production workers.
  • Computes total inches of advertising and news copy for next day's edition, using adding machine, and reads chart to determine required number of newspaper pages.
  • Measures and draws outlines of advertisements in sizes specified onto dummy copy sheets, using pencil and ruler and arranging advertisements on each sheet so that competitive ones do not appear on same page and balance is attained.
  • Records name of advertiser and dimensions of advertisement within ruled outlines and date and page number on each sheet.
  • Extracts data from dummy copy and other sources and records onto lineage breakdown sheets (production worksheets).
  • Delivers dummy copy and lineage breakdown sheets to designated production and administrative personnel for review and use.
Advertising Space Clerk Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Order Clerks

Job family population: 169,120

Estimated population of Advertising Space Clerk jobs: 24,115

Rate of error: 3.0%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Description: Chicago ( (listen), locally also ), officially the City of Chicago, is the most populous city in Illinois, as well as the third most populous city in the United States. With an estimated population of 2,716,450 (2017), it is the most populous city in the Midwest. Chicago is the principal city of the Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, and the county seat of Cook County, the second most populous county in the United States. The metropolitan area, at nearly 10 million people, is the third-largest in the United States. Located on the shores of freshwater Lake Michigan, Chicago was incorporated...

Advertising Space Clerk Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

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