Marketing & Business Development Manager Salary (United States)

Salaries for Marketing & Business Development Managers in the United States sit in the ballpark of $65,591 annually. Compensation ranges from $37,138 on the low end to $130,756 per year on the high end. With some bonuses and profit sharing proceeds each running north of $22K and select commissions of $37K, total cash gain can leap from $38,462 to $116,634 according to individual performance. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure. Generous benefits are a perk in this profession; most claim both medical and dental insurance and more than half get vision coverage. Men are barely outnumbered by their female counterparts, who make up a slight majority at 52 percent. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale 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  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,319
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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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  
PayScale
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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While not commonly seen, Marketing & Business Development Managers who transition into a VP of Business Development position may earn an additional $80K per year. When Marketing & Business Development Managers are ready for the next step in their career, they often become Business Development Directors or Marketing & Business Development Directors, where they can expect 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 large range 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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Marketing & Business Development Managers with a rich background of experience are typically rewarded with larger paychecks. Starting out, salaries fall in the $53K range but grow to $66K after five to 10 years. After 10 to 20 years, compensation comes in at $83K. Once they've gotten two decades of experience under their belts, Marketing & Business Development Managers encounter slower salary growth; at this point, they earn $102K annually. 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. Workers in this area tend to have one to nine years of experience.

Pay Difference By Location

Boston
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Chicago
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Phoenix
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New York
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Houston
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National Average
$66,000
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For Marketing & Business Development Managers, working in the bustling city of Boston has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Those in search of high salaries should also consider checking out cities like Dallas, Chicago, Phoenix, and Washington, top-paying markets where Marketing & Business Development Managers rake in more than the national norm (+30 percent, +27 percent, +22 percent, and +18 percent). Those in the field find the lowest salaries in Seattle, 12 percent below the national average. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in Miami and Atlanta (-10 percent and -6 percent, respectively).

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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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National Average
$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%
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