Campaign Manager Salary

A substantial slice of final earnings for Campaign Managers (just under one in three) arrives through commissions. Median overall income in this area is approximately $54K. Compensation for this group is mainly affected by the company, but the particular city and years of experience are influential factors as well. Female Campaign Managers survey participants are more prevalent than men — 69 percent of professionals. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Campaign Managers. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and most collect dental insurance. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.
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$36,196 - $81,656
$36K
$54K
$82K
MEDIAN: $53,747
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$10.12 - $40.27
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MEDIAN: $19.70
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$36,196 - $81,656  
   
Bonus
$1,032 - $14,848  
Profit Sharing
$3,500  
Commission
$16,500  
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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$35,265 - $85,353  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 497
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$10.12 - $40.27  
   
Overtime
$8.30 - $55.27  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$1,032 - $14,848  
   
Commission
$16,500  
Profit Sharing
$3,500  
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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$35,265 - $85,353  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 38

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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

  • Coordinate completion of defined campaign activities.
  • Test new marketing technologies and strategies for their campaign areas.
  • Manage campaign budget and ensure spending is the appropriate amount for each area.
  • Assist with advertising, marketing, contests and promotions.
  • Develop campaign plans with input from team members.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Campaign Manager


Oracle Corp. offers the highest compensation with a median salary of $79K.

Popular Skills for Campaign Manager


Campaign Managers seem to require a rather large skill set. Most notably, facility with Web Marketing, Marketing Management, and Email Marketing are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 43 percent, 12 percent, and 11 percent, respectively. Skills that pay less than market rate include Fundraising, Social Media Marketing, and Marketing Communications. Those educated in Data Analysis tend to be well versed in Advertising.

Pay by Experience Level for Campaign Manager

Pay by Experience for a Campaign Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Campaign Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 396 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Campaign Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $62,000 based on 134 salaries. An experienced Campaign Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $82,000 based on 52 salaries. A Campaign Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $77,000 based on 18 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $54,407

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Campaign Managers will find that San Francisco offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 47 percent. Campaign Managers will also find cushy salaries in Indianapolis (+33 percent), Seattle (+21 percent), Austin (+19 percent), and New York (+13 percent). Irvine is the lowest-paying area, 18 percent south of the national average. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in Boston and Phoenix (12 percent lower and 9 percent lower, respectively).

Campaign Manager Reviews

Q: 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.

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Key Stats for Campaign Manager

Gender

Female
69 %
Male
31 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 66 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
60%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
3%
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Experience Affects Campaign Manager Salaries

▲50%

Late-Career
▲42%

▲14%

National Average
$54,000

▼7%

Skills That Affect Campaign Manager Salaries

Web Marketing
▲43%



Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
▲10%



Client Interaction
▲2%

Operations Management
▲2%


▲1%

Campaign Planning
▼0%

Data Analysis
▼0%

National Average
$54,000


Social Media Marketing
▼17%

▼20%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 66 votes.

Gender

Female
69 %
Male
31 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
60%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
vision benefits
Vision: 73%
no benefits
None: 13%