Pay for Marketing & Business Development Managers in the United States sits in the ballpark of $64K annually. Cash earnings of Marketing & Business Development Managers — including $25K in bonuses, $12K in profit sharing proceeds, and $35K in commissions near the top of the pay scale — stretch from approximately $38K to approximately $128K depending on individual performance. Career length is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Most Marketing & Business Development Managers report high levels of job satisfaction. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 58 percent. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$39,936 - $120,423
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$40K
$64K
$120K
MEDIAN: $63,955
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$13.78 - $30.02
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MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$39,936 - $120,423  
   
Bonus
$811 - $24,607  
Profit Sharing
$491.32 - $12,208  
Commission
$25.17 - $34,765  
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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$37,677 - $127,683  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 598
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$13.78 - $30.02  
   
Overtime
$20.55 - $46.93  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$811 - $24,607  
   
Commission
$25.17 - $34,765  
Profit Sharing
$491.32 - $12,208  
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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$37,677 - $127,683  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 57
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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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Though not the most common occurrence, Marketing & Business Development Managers sometimes become Business Development VPs, where the average income is $147K per year. Marketing & Business Development Managers most often move into positions as Business Development Directors or Marketing & Business Development Directors; those groups report median salaries that are $48K higher and $28K higher, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Marketing & Business Development Manager


Marketing & Business Development Managers seem to wield many skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Strategic Planning, Strategic Marketing, New Business Development, and Sales Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Those listing Media / Public Relations as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Marketing Communications and Web Marketing also typically command lower compensation. For most people, competency in New Business Development indicates knowledge of 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.


For many Marketing & Business Development Managers, more experience generally translates to higher pay. People who have worked for fewer than five years bring home $55K on average. Median compensation in the five-to-10 year group, however, is higher at approximately $68K. Marketing & Business Development Managers with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $80K. Veterans who boast more than two decades of experience make around $102K on average — an ample six-figure paycheck.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $64,697

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Surpassing the national average by 48 percent, Marketing & Business Development Managers in Houston receive some of the highest pay in the country. Marketing & Business Development Managers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like San Francisco (+39 percent), Atlanta (+26 percent), Dallas (+18 percent), and Seattle (+16 percent). Marketing & Business Development Managers in Chicago take home the lowest salaries, earning a whopping 21 percent less than the national average. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in Denver and Miami (20 percent lower and 19 percent lower, respectively).

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Experience Affects Marketing & Business Development Manager Salaries




National Average
$65,000


Skills That Affect Marketing & Business Development Manager Salaries



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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 112 votes.

Gender

Female
58 %
Male
42 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
medical benefits
Vision: 57%
dental benefits
None: 16%
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