Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) Salary (United States)

A Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) earns an average salary of $154,933 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Online Marketing and Product Marketing. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.
Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) Total Pay (?
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$77,663 - $242,121
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$77,663 - $242,121  
   
Bonus
$3,719 - $80,229  
Profit Sharing
$5,000 - $30,000  
Commission
$15,260 - $49,132  
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$80,466 - $297,079  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 549
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Job Description for Chief Marketing Officer (CMO)

The chief marketing officer is responsible for creating and ensuring the execution of a company's marketing and sales groups' vision. Being able to think ahead and innovate in terms of direction for marketing and sales is a must. Of equal importance is the ability to communicate what the direction is and how it will be achieved. While the CMO must inspire their sales and marketing employees in this way, they must also be able to communicate the excitement and vision of the company to the media and clients through the use of myriad marketing channels. In all of these duties, the chief marketing officer must demonstrate exceptional leadership skills. A CMO will also develop and review quantitative analysis measures for corporate marketing and sales. In addition, a CMO will concretely lay out goals and provide direction for members of the sales and marketing teams on ways to measure progress towards the goals. The CMO must also be able to assess new hires and other employees in the sales and marketing teams as necessary while handling the other varied responsibilities of the position.
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Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) Tasks
  • Analyze and interpret data on customers, buying practices and competitors.
  • Manage and build contacts and relationship base, including handing problems.
  • Lead branding efforts for all organization products, across all forms of media.

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Pay by Experience Level for Chief Marketing Officer (CMO)

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$177,000
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Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) Reviews

What is it like working as a Chief Marketing Officer (CMO)?
Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) in Hankinson:
"Corporate Culture, Work Flexibility, Variety, Office."
Pros: Meeting new people, working with vendors.
Cons: Travel.

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Experience Affects Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) Salaries

National Average
$177,000

Skills That Affect Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) Salaries

Online Marketing
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Product Marketing
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Marketing Communications
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Sales Management
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National Average
$177,000
Social Media Marketing
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Media / Public Relations
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Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
35%
female alumni
 
Male
65%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
5%
5-9 years
9%
10-19 years
40%
20 years or more
45%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 67% employee benefits None: 9%
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