Marketing Director with Media / Public Relations Skills Salary

Marketing Directors with Media / Public Relations skills take home approximately $69K annually on average. Total cash compensation to Marketing Directors with Media / Public Relations skills bottoms out near $36K and approaches $128K on the high end; the biggest paychecks include approximately $20K from bonuses and almost $10K from profit sharing. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career length. Although a strong majority have medical coverage and a majority have dental coverage, one in five claim no health benefits at all. Female Marketing Directors with Media / Public Relations skills make up most of the survey respondents at 77 percent. The majority of Marketing Directors with Media / Public Relations skills claim high levels of job satisfaction. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$39,624 - $123,131
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$69K
$120K
MEDIAN: $68,631
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$11.28 - $28.75
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$0$128K
Salary $39,624 - $123,131
Bonus $360.65 - $20,072
Profit Sharing $990 - $10,151
Commission $1,927 - $16,583
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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$35,696 - $128,408
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 955
Hourly Data $0$36
Hourly Rate $11.28 - $28.75
Overtime $15.90 - $36.73
Annual Data $0$128K
Bonus $360.65 - $20,072
Commission $1,927 - $16,583
Profit Sharing $990 - $10,151
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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$35,696 - $128,408
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 120

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Pay by Experience Level for Marketing Director

Pay by Experience for a Marketing Director has a positive trend. An entry-level Marketing Director with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $47,000 based on 377 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Marketing Director with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $61,000 based on 382 salaries. An experienced Marketing Director which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $82,000 based on 377 salaries. A Marketing Director with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $87,000 based on 194 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $65,679

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

San Francisco offers some of the highest pay in the country for Marketing Directors with Media / Public Relations skills, 72 percent above the national average. Marketing Directors with Media / Public Relations skills can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like New York (+40 percent), Los Angeles (+36 percent), Portland (+28 percent), and Boston (+28 percent). Marketing Directors with Media / Public Relations skills in San Diego take home the lowest salaries, earning a whopping 28 percent less than the national average. Employers pay around 12 percent less in Atlanta and 9 percent less in Las Vegas, below-median salaries for those in this field.

Key Stats for Marketing Director

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 233 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
19%
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Experience Affects Marketing Director Salaries

▲33%

▲26%

National Average
$66,000

▼7%

▼28%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 233 votes.

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
vision benefits
Vision: 52%
no benefits
None: 20%
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