Mid-Career Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) Salary

A large fraction of take-home pay for Mid-Career Chief Marketing Officers comes from commissions — roughly three-fifths on average, in fact. The median overall income in this field is approximately $125K. Most people who answered the questionnaire are men; 67 percent of Mid-Career Chief Marketing Officers are male. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. It's exciting to note that the majority of individuals in this field enjoy their work considerably. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$61,452 - $195,125
MEDIAN: $118,466

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$61,452 - $195,125  
$0.00 - $50,684  
Profit Sharing
$10,174 - $30,000  
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).
$63,929 - $210,722  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 149
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Skills That Affect Mid-Career Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) Salaries

Strategic Marketing
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Product Marketing
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Media / Public Relations
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Marketing Management
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National Average

Business Development
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Marketing Communications
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Online Marketing
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 19 votes.


33 %
67 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 70%
vision benefits Vision: 59% employee benefits None: 11%