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Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) Salary with Branding skills

For Chief Marketing Officers with Branding skills, yearly average wages total $158K annually. Total cash earnings of Chief Marketing Officers with Branding skills range from $78K on the low end to $301K on the high end; the final amount can include bonuses and profit sharing proceeds that occasionally exceed $80K and $40K, respectively. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Most Chief Marketing Officers with Branding skills report high levels of job satisfaction. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$75,390 - $250,141
MEDIAN: $157,775

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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.
$75,390 - $250,141  
$1,030 - $80,267  
Profit Sharing
$5,034 - $39,732  
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).
$78,286 - $301,073  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 234

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Pay by Experience Level for Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) with Branding skills

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

Experience and income seem to be closely related; in general, the survey respondents who had worked for more years reported higher incomes. Although inexperienced employees take home approximately $82K, those who have five to 10 years under their belts benefit from a six-figure median of $147K. Chief Marketing Officers with Branding skills with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $177K. Chief Marketing Officers with Branding skills with more than 20 years of experience report incomes that are only modestly higher; the median for these old hands hovers around $204K.

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Experience Affects Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) with Branding skills Salaries

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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 46 votes.


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Years of Experience

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1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 76%
vision benefits Vision: 65% employee benefits None: 10%