Median pay for Mid-Career Chief Marketing Officers is around $107K annually. Including potential for bonuses, profit sharing and commission — peaking near $58K, $50K, and $31K, respectively — total cash payment to Mid-Career Chief Marketing Officers can bottom out near $59K or top out at around $233K. While some workers in this profession — about a fifth — do not have any health coverage, a strong majority do receive medical benefits and one-half have dental insurance. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. The majority of Mid-Career Chief Marketing Officers (68 percent) who took the survey are men. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$55,224 - $201,799
MEDIAN: $106,745

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
$55,224 - $201,799  
$0.00 - $58,175  
Profit Sharing
$2,230 - $50,449  
$6,183 - $30,895  
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).
$59,336 - $233,430  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 199

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)

Employers: Start Here »

Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) Job Listings

Search for more jobs:

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $111,819

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

New York offers some of the highest pay in the country for Mid-Career Chief Marketing Officers, 95 percent above the national average. Mid-Career Chief Marketing Officers will also find cushy salaries in Los Angeles (+36 percent) and San Francisco (+9 percent).

Key Stats for Chief Marketing Officer (CMO)


32 %
68 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 23 votes.
5-9 years
10-19 years
Years in Fields/Career:
United States (change)

Skills That Affect Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) Salaries

up arrow 56%

Media / Public Relations
up arrow 26%

Lead Generation
up arrow 21%

up arrow 19%

Product Marketing
up arrow 16%

Business Development
up arrow 11%

Online Marketing
up arrow 10%

Sales Management
up arrow 10%

Marketing Communications
up arrow 9%

Social Media Marketing
up arrow 9%

Strategic Marketing
up arrow 5%

Marketing Management
up arrow 3%

National Average

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 23 votes.


32 %
68 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 48%
vision benefits
Vision: 41%
dental benefits
None: 20%