Marketing & Business Development Manager Salary (United States)

For Marketing & Business Development Managers, yearly wages usually total $65,591 per year. Pay starts at $37,138 and can approach $130,756 per year on the higher side. Overall cash earnings for Marketing & Business Development Managers vary widely between $37,138 and $130,756; for a select few high rollers, the final number can encompass upwards of $22K each from bonuses and profit sharing proceeds. Geographic location and years of experience each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Medical benefits are awarded to a strong majority, and more than half earn dental coverage. Women make up a slight majority of Marketing & Business Development Managers (52 percent). Most Marketing & Business Development Managers like their work and job satisfaction is high. This outline is based on answers to PayScale's salary survey.
Marketing & Business Development Manager Salary (?
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$38,462 - $116,634
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MEDIAN: $63,473
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Marketing & Business Development Manager Salary (?
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$11.67 - $39.55
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$38,462 - $116,634  
   
Bonus
$486.00 - $22,255  
Profit Sharing
$970 - $20,280  
Commission
$0.00 - $37,095  
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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$37,138 - $130,756  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,319
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$11.67 - $39.55  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $52.93  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$486.00 - $22,255  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $37,095  
Profit Sharing
$970 - $20,280  
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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$37,138 - $130,756  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 116
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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
  • Deliver high level support related to market intelligence to the sales and marketing teams.
  • Research, analyze and report on marketplace trends and competitors.
  • 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.

Common Career Paths for Marketing & Business Development Manager

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Marketing & Business Development Managers who transition into VP of Business Developments are seldom found, but they do earn an extra $80K per year. It is quite typical for Marketing & Business Development Managers to transition into roles as Business Development Directors or Marketing & Business Development Directors, where expected earnings are an additional $46K or $28K per year.

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Popular Skills for Marketing & Business Development Manager

Marketing & Business Development Managers report using a deep pool of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Product Marketing, Strategic Planning, Strategic Marketing, and New Business Development are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts of 14 percent, 14 percent, 14 percent, and 14 percent, respectively. Those listing Marketing Communications as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Web Marketing and Marketing Management also typically command lower compensation. Most people familiar with New Business Development also know Marketing Management and Customer Relationship Management (CRM).

Pay by Experience Level for Marketing & Business Development Manager

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In general, experience and pay appear to be strongly linked; those with more experience usually bring in higher salaries. Though starting salaries approximate $53K, they climb to $66K after five to 10 years. Earnings total $83K after one to two decades. The 20-year mark seems to bring slower salary growth, and Marketing & Business Development Managers at this tenure level tend to see their incomes plateau to $102K. Experienced employees who have 10-20 years of experience make up around one third of the workforce; inexperienced individuals who have been working for less than one year comprise 1 percent, and senior people with more than 20 years under their belt fill out the remaining 15 percent. More than half of respondents report one to nine years of experience.

Pay Difference By Location

Boston
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New York
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Houston
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National Average
$66,000
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For those looking to make money, Marketing & Business Development Managers in Boston enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 68 percent above the national average. Marketing & Business Development Managers will also find cushy salaries in Dallas (+30 percent), Chicago (+27 percent), Phoenix (+22 percent), and Washington (+18 percent). Seattle is the lowest-paying area, 12 percent south of the national average. Workers in Miami and Atlanta earn salaries that trail the national average for those in this profession (-10 percent and -6 percent).

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Experience Affects Marketing & Business Development Manager Salaries

National Average
$66,000

Skills That Affect Marketing & Business Development Manager Salaries

Product Marketing
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Sales Management
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Business Development
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Sales
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$66,000
Proposal Writing
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Web Marketing
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 475 votes.

Gender

Female
52%
female alumni
 
Male
48%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 82% dental benefits Dental: 68%
vision benefits Vision: 53% employee benefits None: 17%