Managing Director, Sales & Marketing Salary

Managing Directors of Sales & Marketing in the United States are often veterans in their line of work, with just below two-thirds bringing more than 10 years of experience to the table. Salaries slide in at $92K annually on average but can range from $35K to $205K per year. The final incomes of Managing Directors of Sales & Marketing generally vary between $35K and $205K; higher pay grades include potential for bonuses, profit sharing, and commissions as high as $50K, $30K, and $40K, respectively. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, just over a fifth are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by a strong majority and dental insurance is reported by a majority. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. The majority of Managing Directors of Sales & Marketing (61 percent) who took the survey are men. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$39,053 - $174,474
(Median)
$39K
$92K
$170K
MEDIAN: $91,796
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

$9.93 - $25.45
(Median)
$9
$15
$25
MEDIAN: $15.00
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

National Salary Data (?
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.
)
$0$70K$140K$210K
Salary
$39,053 - $174,474  
   
Bonus
$0.41 - $50,050  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $29,590  
Commission
$0.00 - $39,998  
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).
)
$34,535 - $204,674  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 536
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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.
)
$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$9.93 - $25.45  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $31.27  
National Annualized Data (?
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.
)
$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$0.41 - $50,050  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $39,998  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $29,590  
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).
)
$34,535 - $204,674  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 56
United States (change)

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)


Comp Managers: Start Here »

Job Description for Managing Director, Sales & Marketing

The managing director of sales and marketing often is responsible for planning sales, marketing, and product development projects, as well as guiding their implementation over the short- and long-term. The managing director often performs some outreach and sales duties themselves, although they more often directs the work of subordinates. This job is usually performed in an office setting, although the managing director sometimes will travel to job locations away from their home office.

Read More...

Managing Director, Sales & Marketing Tasks

  • Oversee the competitive positioning of the organization; including the analysis and collection of market data.
  • Develop objectives and policies for the sales and marketing department, and measurements.
  • Oversee staff operations, business planning, budget development and expenditures toward achievement of objectives.
  • Plan and set the marketing and sales direction and strategy.
  • Act as subject matter expert to senior leadership on issues relating to sales and marketing.

Common Career Paths for Managing Director, Sales & Marketing


Add this chart to your site:   640px 640px    300px 300px


For Managing Directors of Sales & Marketing, progressing to a Chief Executive Officer role may result in a significant raise. On average, a Chief Executive Officer can earn $167K annually. The most common promotion for Managing Directors of Sales & Marketing is a Marketing Director position, which usually brings in $79K a year. Another standard transition for Managing Directors of Sales & Marketing seeking advancement is to assume a VP of Sales & Marketing role, where pay is often $133K.

Marketing and Sales Director Job Listings

Search for more jobs:

Popular Skills for Managing Director, Sales & Marketing


Survey respondents exploit a significant toolbox of skills in their work. Most notably, facility with Sales Management, Business Development, and Operations Management are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 24 percent, 20 percent, and 12 percent, respectively. Those listing Microsoft Word as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Advertising and Microsoft Office also typically command lower compensation. The majority of those who know Business Development also know Operations Management and Strategic Marketing.

Pay by Experience Level for Managing Director, Sales & Marketing

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. Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $48K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $79K. Between 10 and 20 years, pay surpasses six figures; at this stage, the average professional scores around $115K. Veterans who have surpassed the 20-year mark may make only slightly more than those who are navigating the mid-career stage; the more senior group reports median earnings of around $139K.

Pay Difference by Location


Los Angeles offers some of the highest pay in the country for Managing Directors of Sales & Marketing, 73 percent above the national average. Managing Directors of Sales & Marketing can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like San Francisco (+58 percent), Chicago (+53 percent), New York (+49 percent), and Washington (+45 percent). Managing Directors of Sales & Marketing in Houston take home the lowest salaries, earning a whopping 36 percent less than the national average. Two other places where employers offer below-median salaries are Boston (30 percent less) and Orlando (28 percent less).

Related Job Salaries

United States (change)

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)


Comp Managers: Start Here »

Experience Affects Managing Director, Sales & Marketing Salaries



National Average
$94,000



Skills That Affect Managing Director, Sales & Marketing Salaries





National Average
$94,000

Marketing Management
up arrow 3%


up arrow 21%


Microsoft Excel
up arrow 23%



Microsoft Word
up arrow 30%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 91 votes.

Gender

Female
39 %
Male
61 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
27%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 76% dental benefits Dental: 57%
vision benefits Vision: 41% employee benefits None: 22%
ADVERTISEMENT