Agency Business Report 2014

US Agency Rankings 2009-2013

PRWeek looked at the growth of the top 25 US agencies that reported revenue figures for the past five years.

RankAgency NameLocation2013 US Revenue2012 US Revenue2011 US Revenue2010 US Revenue2009 US Revenue5-Year Total
1 Edelman Chicago $450,349,686 $406,253,336 $383,424,570 $349,221,558 $288,504,585 $1,877,753,735
2 Waggener Edstrom Worldwide Bellevue, WA $98,270,000 $101,352,000 $100,539,000 $99,786,000 $94,599,000 $494,546,000
3 APCO Worldwide Washington, DC $76,614,800 $75,255,177 $72,902,800 $75,007,100 $60,000,000 $359,779,877
4 Ruder Finn* New York $37,444,000 $33,704,000 $37,790,000 $78,061,000 $71,071,000 $258,070,000
5 W2O Group San Francisco $69,680,000 $56,097,000 $44,470,000 $35,567,000 $25,811,000 $231,625,000
6 ICF SCM Fairfax,VA $48,135,325 $42,826,374 $40,694,584 $36,764,913 $30,155,432 $198,576,628
7 ICR Norwalk, CT $43,322,436 $37,339,790 $32,716,715 $27,042,959 $22,463,008 $162,884,908
8 DKC New York $36,500,000 $32,896,560 $27,413,800 $24,260,000 $22,050,000 $143,120,360
9 PadillaCRT Minneapolis $32,333,400 $29,885,062 $17,834,808 $17,074,827 $15,195,259 $112,323,356
10 Allison+Partners San Francisco $28,093,000 $23,064,316 $18,200,000 $15,500,000 $14,662,255 $99,519,571
11 Taylor Global New York $21,100,000 $19,800,000 $19,100,000 $19,300,000 $19,100,000 $98,400,000
12 Text100 New York $20,705,632 $18,554,839 $17,570,810 $14,546,829 $17,000,000 $88,378,110
13 Gibbs & Soell New York $22,490,108 $19,593,416 $13,977,420 $15,273,478 $16,420,326 $87,754,748
14 The OutCast Agency San Francisco $21,000,000 $19,000,000 $18,000,000 $15,000,000 $14,000,000 $87,000,000
15 Coyne Public Relations New York $20,040,000 $20,027,000 $17,692,000 $16,051,000 $12,176,000 $85,986,000
16 Zeno Group New York $28,100,000 $20,798,925 $14,047,832 $12,468,755 $10,052,218 $85,467,730
17 Cooney/Waters New York $14,020,940 $18,961,000 $20,433,000 $14,088,673 $12,344,058 $79,847,671
18 French | West | Vaughan New York $18,801,845 $17,186,330 $13,325,710 $13,597,663 $12,234,095 $75,145,643
19 Marcus Thomas Chicago $18,157,527 $16,086,411 $15,027,110 $13,454,000 $11,141,000 $73,866,048
20 Peppercomm New York $17,637,036 $16,172,652 $14,361,785 $11,825,816 $12,531,383 $72,528,672
21 M Booth New York $17,413,062 $14,550,888 $14,098,982 $11,550,870 $10,900,000 $68,513,802
22 Hunter Public Relations New York $18,417,092 $14,554,310 $12,031,691 $12,005,679 $10,027,706 $67,036,478
23 Shift Communications Newton, MA $18,652,825 $14,255,795 $12,136,266 $10,353,951 $10,353,951 $65,752,788
24 5W Public Relations New York $16,019,492 $14,188,564 $12,455,065 $11,051,382 $11,061,338 $64,775,841
25 RF|Binder Partners New York $12,300,000 $13,137,996 $12,450,000 $12,308,625 $11,617,325 $61,813,946

*Ruder Finn spun off Finn Partners as a separate agency in 2011, which nearly halved its revenue in the US.