Mid-Career Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) Salary

Mid-Career Chief Marketing Officers can expect wages of $123K per year on average. Total cash compensation to Mid-Career Chief Marketing Officers approaches anywhere from $58K on the lower end to $233K on the higher end; in exceptional cases, this can include more than $57K from bonuses and upwards of $51K from profit sharing. It's worth noting that most people in this role find their work both fulfilling and enjoyable. The majority of Mid-Career Chief Marketing Officers (67 percent) who took the survey are men. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and the larger part earn dental coverage. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$55,885 - $199,774
MEDIAN: $123,064

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$55,885 - $199,774  
$0.00 - $56,673  
Profit Sharing
$2,331 - $50,932  
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).
$57,812 - $232,632  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 176
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Skills That Affect Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) Salaries

Strategic Marketing
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Product Marketing
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Media / Public Relations
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National Average

Business Development
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Marketing Management
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Online Marketing
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Sales Management
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Marketing Communications
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.


33 %
67 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
medical benefits
Vision: 57%
dental benefits
None: 14%