Campaign Manager Salary (United States)

A relatively young group of workers, more than half of Campaign Managers report fewer than five years of experience; the average pay for this young group is around $55,689 annually. Pay generally spreads from $34,053 to $85,873 per year. Experience level and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Generous benefits are a perk in this profession; most claim both medical and dental insurance and a majority get vision coverage. Female Campaign Managers are more common than men; more than half (60 percent) of Campaign Managers are women. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
Campaign Manager Salary (?
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$34,300 - $81,359
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MEDIAN: $54,094
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Campaign Manager Salary (?
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$9.00 - $75.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$34,300 - $81,359  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,530  
Total Pay (?
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$34,053 - $85,873  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 355
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$9.00 - $75.00  
   
Overtime
$5.14 - $52.77  
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$0$50K$100K$150K
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$0.00 - $10,530  
   
Total Pay (?
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$34,053 - $85,873  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 19
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Job Description for Campaign Manager

When most people think of campaign managers, they think of the individuals who run high-level political campaigns. However, almost every company that runs large-scale advertising promotions campaigns hires this type of manager as well. In both types of positions, campaign managers works to develop, plan, coordinate, and execute large-scale initiatives. The manager also monitors their effectiveness through data collection and works to adjust the campaign as needed.
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Campaign Manager Tasks
  • Assist with advertising, marketing, contests and promotions.
  • Develop campaign plans with input from team members.
  • Manage campaign budget and ensure spending is the appropriate amount for each area.
  • Coordinate completion of defined campaign activities.
  • Test new marketing technologies and strategies for their campaign areas.

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Popular Skills for Campaign Manager

Campaign Managers report using a large range of skills on the job. Most notably, facility with Email Marketing, Strategic Marketing, and Marketing Communications are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 36 percent, 21 percent, and 17 percent, respectively. Those listing Fundraising as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Event Management and Customer Relationship Management (CRM) also typically command lower compensation. For most people, competency in Data Analysis indicates knowledge of Advertising.

Pay Difference By Location

Washington
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Chicago
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Dallas
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National Average
$56,000
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Denver
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Los Angeles
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Boston
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With a pay rate for Campaign Managers that is 26 percent greater than the national average, Washington offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Other big spenders include San Francisco, New York, Chicago, and Dallas, top-paying cities where Campaign Managers see paychecks higher than average (+21 percent, +8 percent, +6 percent, and +3 percent). Boston ranks last in the field for pay, reporting salaries 17 percent below the national average. Employers pay around -6 percent in Los Angeles and -2 percent in Denver, below-median salaries for those in this field.

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Experience Affects Campaign Manager Salaries

National Average
$56,000

Skills That Affect Campaign Manager Salaries

Email Marketing
up arrow 36%
Strategic Marketing
up arrow 21%
Marketing Communications
up arrow 17%
Marketing Management
up arrow 13%
Account Management
up arrow 7%
People Management
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Client Interaction
0%
National Average
$56,000
Operations Management
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Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
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Event Management
up arrow 15%
Fundraising
up arrow 23%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 69 votes.

Gender

Female
60%
female alumni
 
Male
40%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 80%
vision benefits Vision: 64% employee benefits None: 12%
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