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Campaign Manager Salary

Average Campaign Managers in the United States make around $54K annually. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Most enjoy medical while a large number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Campaign Managers. There are more female Campaign Managers who answered the questionnaire than male, making up 60 percent. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.
$34,642 - $80,385
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MEDIAN: $53,813
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$9.07 - $74.50
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National Salary Data

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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$34,642 - $80,385  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,427  
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$34,465 - $85,236  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 385
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$9.07 - $74.50  
   
Overtime
$5.14 - $52.77  
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Bonus
$0.00 - $10,427  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$34,465 - $85,236  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 20
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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


Survey respondents exploit a significant toolbox of skills in their work. Most notably, facility with Email Marketing, Strategic Marketing, and Marketing Communications are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 37 percent, 22 percent, and 19 percent, respectively. Skills that pay less than market rate include Fundraising, Event Management, and Customer Relationship Management. Most people who know Data Analysis also know Advertising.

Pay Difference by Location


For Campaign Managers, Washington provides a pay rate that is 22 percent greater than the national average. Campaign Managers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like San Francisco (+21 percent), New York (+10 percent), Chicago (+7 percent), and Dallas (+4 percent). Those in the field find the lowest salaries in Boston, 17 percent below the national average.

Campaign Manager Reviews

What is it like working as a Campaign Manager?

Campaign Manager in Chicago:
"Long hours, demanding work, but lots of independence."
Pros: Flexible working hours. Can work from home some times. Fairly autonomous/independent. Can be fun and engaging work.
Cons: Often irregular working hours required. Overly political corporate environment. Often need to change jobs to be promoted. Often over worked.

Related Job Salaries

Experience Affects Campaign Manager Salaries



National Average
$55,000


Skills That Affect Campaign Manager Salaries

Email Marketing
up arrow 37%

Strategic Marketing
up arrow 22%

Marketing Communications
up arrow 19%



Marketing Management
up arrow 9%

Account Management
up arrow 8%


People Management
up arrow 3%

Client Interaction
up arrow 1%

Operations Management
0%

National Average
$55,000

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 3%

Event Management
up arrow 14%

Fundraising
up arrow 19%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 72 votes.

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

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