Marketing Director with Media / Public Relations Skills Salary

Marketing Directors with Media / Public Relations skills pull down an average of $66K annually. Cash earnings for Marketing Directors with Media / Public Relations skills — which occasionally include more than $21K from bonuses and more than $11K from profit sharing — stretch from around $35K to approximately $128K. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure. A strong majority enjoy medical while the greater part get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to close to one-half. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Marketing Directors with Media / Public Relations skills making up 76 percent. Work is enjoyable for Marketing Directors with Media / Public Relations skills, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$38,670 - $122,974
$39K
$66K
$120K
MEDIAN: $65,959
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$11.98 - $26.43
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MEDIAN: $17.55
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$38,670 - $122,974  
   
Bonus
$400.00 - $20,644  
Profit Sharing
$1,000 - $11,478  
Commission
$1,000 - $25,000  
Total Pay (?
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$34,917 - $128,424  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 979
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$11.98 - $26.43  
   
Overtime
$15.78 - $31.22  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$400.00 - $20,644  
   
Commission
$1,000 - $25,000  
Profit Sharing
$1,000 - $11,478  
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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$34,917 - $128,424  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 124

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Pay by Experience Level for Marketing Director

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


Experience is an important factor influencing the compensation of Marketing Directors with Media / Public Relations skills. Average salaries for inexperienced employees average out to around $46K, but folks who have five to 10 years of experience earn a higher median of $61K. Marketing Directors with Media / Public Relations skills who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $83K. Marketing Directors with Media / Public Relations skills who have stuck around for more than two decades see earnings that are only slightly higher than those of folks who have worked for 10 to 20 years; the more senior group makes around $89K on average.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $62,113

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

For those looking to make money, Marketing Directors with Media / Public Relations skills in San Francisco enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 94 percent above the national average. Marketing Directors with Media / Public Relations skills can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Chicago (+58 percent), Los Angeles (+47 percent), New York (+45 percent), and Boston (+36 percent). One of the biggest compensable factors for Marketing Directors with Media / Public Relations skills is geography, with workers in San Diego earning a whopping 24 percent below the national average.

Key Stats for Marketing Director

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 201 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
18%
Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Marketing Director Salaries

▲44%

▲34%

National Average
$62,000

▼2%

▼25%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 201 votes.

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 62%
vision benefits
Vision: 48%
dental benefits
None: 20%
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