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Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) Salary

A Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) earns an average salary of $154,008 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Online Marketing and Product Marketing. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.
$78,310 - $242,270
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$78,310 - $242,270  
   
Bonus
$2,980 - $75,854  
Profit Sharing
$4,941 - $30,134  
Commission
$10,067 - $69,531  
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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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$80,300 - $286,030  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 653
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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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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.

Related Job Salaries

Experience Affects Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) Salaries



National Average
$174,000



Skills That Affect Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) Salaries


Product Marketing
up arrow 15%




Media / Public Relations
up arrow 6%

Marketing Communications
up arrow 3%

Sales Management
0%

National Average
$174,000


Social Media Marketing
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 117 votes.

Gender

Female
36 %
Male
64 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
5%
5-9 years
8%
10-19 years
42%
20 years or more
44%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 76%
vision benefits Vision: 66% employee benefits None: 9%