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Campaign Manager Salary

Median pay for Campaign Managers in the United States lies in the neighborhood of $53K annually. Career duration is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. Job satisfaction for Campaign Managers is high. The majority of Campaign Managers (62 percent) who took the survey are female. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$34,720 - $79,719
(Median)
$35K
$53K
$80K
MEDIAN: $53,316
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$11.74 - $71.47
(Median)
$12
$23
$71
MEDIAN: $23.00
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$34,720 - $79,719  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,272  
Profit Sharing
$504 - $4,895  
Commission
$1,870 - $18,424  
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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$34,984 - $85,266  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 449
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$24$48$72
Hourly Rate
$11.74 - $71.47  
   
Overtime
$5.30 - $51.87  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,272  
   
Commission
$1,870 - $18,424  
Profit Sharing
$504 - $4,895  
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).
)
$34,984 - $85,266  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 26

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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 results imply that Campaign Managers deploy a deep pool of skills on the job. Most notably, facility with Email Marketing, Strategic Marketing, and Data Analysis are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 37 percent, 14 percent, and 11 percent, respectively. Those listing Client Interaction as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Fundraising and Event Management also typically command lower compensation. Those educated in Data Analysis tend to be well versed in Advertising.

Pay by Experience Level for Campaign Manager

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Experience seems to be a major factor in determining the incomes of Campaign Managers. The average inexperienced worker earns $50K, and someone who has worked for five to 10 years can expect a bigger median salary of $65K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $81K in this role. Old hands who claim more than two decades on the job enjoy average earnings of $109K.

Pay Difference by Location


Indianapolis is home to an above-average pay rate for Campaign Managers, 32 percent higher than the national average. Campaign Managers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Washington (+30 percent), San Francisco (+23 percent), New York (+11 percent), and Bellevue (+9 percent). Boston ranks last in the field for pay, reporting salaries 16 percent below the national average. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in Atlanta and Denver (5 percent lower and 2 percent lower, respectively).

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.

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Experience Affects Campaign Manager Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 98%



National Average
$55,000


Skills That Affect Campaign Manager Salaries

Email Marketing
up arrow 37%





Marketing Management
up arrow 9%

Account Management
up arrow 9%

People Management
up arrow 4%

Campaign Planning
up arrow 2%

Advertising
up arrow 1%

Operations Management
up arrow 1%

National Average
$55,000

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 2%

Event Management
up arrow 14%

Fundraising
up arrow 19%

Client Interaction
up arrow 30%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 69 votes.

Gender

Female
62 %
Male
38 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 79%
vision benefits Vision: 63% employee benefits None: 12%
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