A Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) earns an average salary of $162,385 per year. A skill in Product Marketing is associated with high pay for this job. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.
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$78,518 - $254,412
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$79K
$160K
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MEDIAN: $162,384
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$110K$220K$330K
Salary
$78,518 - $254,412  
   
Bonus
$5,020 - $78,487  
Profit Sharing
$50.50 - $62,500  
Commission
$5,500 - $124,800  
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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$80,486 - $306,849  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 878
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$60$120$180
Hourly Rate
$23.00  
   
Overtime
$50.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$120K$240K$360K
Bonus
$5,020 - $78,487  
   
Commission
$5,500 - $124,800  
Profit Sharing
$50.50 - $62,500  
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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$80,486 - $306,849  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 7
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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 Difference by Location

National Average: $184,211

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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
$184,000



Skills That Affect Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) Salaries


Strategy
up arrow 8%

Branding
up arrow 4%

Strategic Marketing
up arrow 3%

Media / Public Relations
up arrow 3%

National Average
$184,000

Marketing Communications
up arrow 1%

Marketing Management
up arrow 3%

Sales Management
up arrow 3%

Online Marketing
up arrow 4%

Social Media Marketing
up arrow 4%



Market Research
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 98 votes.

Gender

Female
38 %
Male
62 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
7%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
47%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
medical benefits
Vision: 62%
dental benefits
None: 13%
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