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I’ve been at my agency for quite some time and ready for a change. I’m at an agency that has both Directors and VPs (no Sr. Directors in between). I’ve been a Director for 2.5 years and expect a promotion to VP in June. Here’s my dilemma. Between VP and Sr. Director-level titles, I’m not sure where I fit in anymore. Also, I make $155K now, so I want to go for $170K - $180K but I’m getting places say that’s too high. Is it or are they low-balling me?? Glassdoor also hasn’t been much help here.

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Titles are wonky everywhere. How many total YOE do you have? That may help us weigh in a bit better.

@SV1 - thank you @D1 and @SV1, that’s making more sense. I’m not at a big agency. I’m at a mid-sized agency but trying to get into a larger agency which is where I’m getting a lot of that feedback from.

What city? $155K is high for a director in NYC. Very top of VP band might be around $170-$175K. Check realagencysalaries.com

Thank you! I’m in NY. I’m looking now at mostly VP level roles because I would like an increase in my salary.

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