Marketing Director Salary (United States)

The average salary for a Marketing Director is $78,320 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Product Marketing and Strategic Marketing.
Marketing Director Salary (?
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$40,054 - $137,376
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MEDIAN: $78,319
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Marketing Director Salary (?
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$11.22 - $31.20
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National Salary Data

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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$40,054 - $137,376  
   
Bonus
$200.33 - $29,343  
Profit Sharing
$988 - $15,100  
Commission
$0.00 - $20,877  
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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$38,871 - $154,490  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 9,108
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$0$30$60$90
Hourly Rate
$11.22 - $31.20  
   
Overtime
$15.00 - $40.24  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$200.33 - $29,343  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $20,877  
Profit Sharing
$988 - $15,100  
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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$38,871 - $154,490  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 665
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Job Description for Marketing Director

Marketing managers are charged with the day-to-day marketing functions in organizations or businesses. They maintain awareness of changes in markets to implement advertising strategies that reflect current trends, in addition to acting as expert to leadership on effective marketing techniques. Job specifics vary according to the employer's needs.
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Marketing Director Tasks
  • Direct, plan and oversee the marketing strategies of the organization's products and services.
  • Maintain awareness in market changes and adjust marketing strategies accordingly.
  • Oversee staff operations, business planning, staff and advertising budget development.
  • Act as subject matter expert to leadership on issues relating to effective marketing.

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Marketing Director Reviews

What is it like working as a Marketing Director?
Marketing Director in New York:
"Get To Be Employee #1."
Pros: Literally being a major part of a start-up from the ground up. Learned many new skills and built lots of connections.
Cons: Not real office environment, unclear directions.
Marketing Director in Clermont:
"No Commission."
Pros: Flexible hours, a lot of responsibility and chance to meet a lot of people.
Cons: Lack of value placed on efforts (performance not rewarded)
Marketing Director in Duluth:
"Being Creative And Innovative."
Pros: A great marketing team. We have established a great culture for our department.
Cons: We are known to be the department that spends money and are not acknowledged for our marketing efforts.

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Experience Affects Marketing Director Salaries

National Average
$79,000

Skills That Affect Marketing Director Salaries

Marketing Management
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$79,000
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Gender

Female
63%
female alumni
 
Male
37%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
41%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 70%
vision benefits Vision: 53% employee benefits None: 15%