Median pay for Marketing & Business Development Managers in the United States lies in the neighborhood of $64K annually. Total cash incomes of Marketing & Business Development Managers run from $37K to $126K, depending on bonuses that can occasionally exceed $25K, profit sharing that reaches $12K, and some commissions of nearly $35K. Career length is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Women Marketing & Business Development Managers who took the survey just slightly outnumber men. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Marketing & Business Development Managers. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$40,337 - $119,526
$40K
$64K
$120K
MEDIAN: $63,863
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50%
90%

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$14.22 - $30.58
$14
$19
$31
MEDIAN: $18.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$40,337 - $119,526  
   
Bonus
$824 - $24,674  
Profit Sharing
$496.65 - $12,193  
Commission
$25.34 - $34,521  
Total Pay (?
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$37,451 - $126,211  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 612
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$14.22 - $30.58  
   
Overtime
$20.64 - $50.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$824 - $24,674  
   
Commission
$25.34 - $34,521  
Profit Sharing
$496.65 - $12,193  
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).
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$37,451 - $126,211  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 65

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Job Description for Marketing & Business Development Manager

Marketing and business development managers are in charge of market research and advertising for their company. They are in charge of the "public face" of the company, which includes the website, emails to clients, and social media sites.

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Marketing & Business Development Manager Tasks

  • Research market size, market trends and statistics relative to market expansion opportunities.
  • Support new initiatives with research, analysis, writing, the development of electronic collateral and Power Point presentations.
  • Deliver high level support related to market intelligence to the sales and marketing teams.
  • Research, analyze and report on marketplace trends and competitors.

Common Career Paths for Marketing & Business Development Manager


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It's not very common for Marketing & Business Development Managers to move on to become Business Development VPs. Average pay for a Business Development VP is $147K annually. Marketing & Business Development Managers moving up in their careers tend to step into positions as Business Development Directors or Marketing & Business Development Directors. The median paychecks in those roles are $48K higher and $28K higher, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Marketing & Business Development Manager


Marketing & Business Development Managers seem to exploit a large range of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Strategic Planning, Strategic Marketing, Sales, and Product Marketing are correlated to pay that is above average. Those listing Media / Public Relations as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Social Media Marketing and Marketing Communications also typically command lower compensation. Most people experienced in New Business Development also know Customer Relationship Management (CRM) and Marketing Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Marketing & Business Development Manager

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


Marketing & Business Development Managers with a rich background of experience are typically rewarded with larger paychecks. Average salaries for inexperienced employees average out to around $55K, but folks who have five to 10 years of experience earn a higher median of $68K. Marketing & Business Development Managers see a median salary of $82K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Average wages for folks with more than 20 years of experience come out to around $104K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $64,541

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

For Marketing & Business Development Managers, Houston provides a pay rate that is 51 percent greater than the national average. Marketing & Business Development Managers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like San Francisco (+47 percent), Atlanta (+32 percent), Chicago (+22 percent), and Seattle (+18 percent). Miami is home to the smallest salaries in the field, lagging the national average by 19 percent. Employers pay around 17 percent less in Denver and 10 percent less in Washington, below-median salaries for those in this field.

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Key Stats for Marketing & Business Development Manager

Gender

Female
57 %
Male
43 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 113 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
12%
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Experience Affects Marketing & Business Development Manager Salaries




National Average
$65,000


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 113 votes.

Gender

Female
57 %
Male
43 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
vision benefits
Vision: 57%
dental benefits
None: 17%
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