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Marketing Director Salary with Media / Public Relations skills

Marketing Directors with Media / Public Relations skills are often veterans in their line of work, with about one-half bringing more than 10 years of experience to the table. Salaries slide in at $65K annually on average but can range from $35K to $123K per year. Individual bonuses, profit sharing and commission for Marketing Directors with Media / Public Relations skills — as high as $21K, $12K and $18K, respectively — each contribute to the degree of variation within overall compensation, ranging from $35K to $123K. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career length. Female Marketing Directors with Media / Public Relations skills make up most of the survey respondents at 75 percent. For the most part, Marketing Directors with Media / Public Relations skills enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and the greater part collect dental insurance. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$36,977 - $118,427
(Median)
$37K
$65K
$120K
MEDIAN: $64,850
10%
50%
90%

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$10.49 - $30.24
(Median)
$10
$17
$30
MEDIAN: $17.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$36,977 - $118,427  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $20,542  
Profit Sharing
$1,178 - $11,836  
Commission
$0.00 - $18,246  
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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$35,278 - $122,930  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,011
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$10.49 - $30.24  
   
Overtime
$12.50 - $40.00  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $20,542  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $18,246  
Profit Sharing
$1,178 - $11,836  
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).
)
$35,278 - $122,930  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 94

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Pay by Experience Level for Marketing Director with Media / Public Relations skills

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


Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $45K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $62K. Marketing Directors with Media / Public Relations skills who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $83K. Folks who claim more than 20 years of relevant experience actually report a comparatively lower median income of $81K.

Pay Difference by Location


With a pay rate for Marketing Directors with Media / Public Relations skills that is 60 percent greater than the national average, Seattle offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Marketing Directors with Media / Public Relations skills can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Los Angeles (+53 percent), Boston (+51 percent), New York (+47 percent), and Austin (+43 percent). Place of residence plays a huge part in a Marketing Director's salary, with Miami Marketing Directors with Media / Public Relations skills earning salaries that are 20 percent less than the national average.

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Experience Affects Marketing Director with Media / Public Relations skills Salaries


Late-Career
up arrow 29%

National Average
$63,000



Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 225 votes.

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 80% dental benefits Dental: 64%
vision benefits Vision: 48% employee benefits None: 17%