Marketing Director with Media / Public Relations Skills Salary

Marketing Directors with Media / Public Relations skills take home approximately $63K annually on average. In the world of Marketing Directors with Media / Public Relations skills, total cash compensation ranges from $35K on the lower end to $126K on the higher end; this includes bonuses that reach $22K and profit sharing that approaches $12K in rare cases, with some high rollers snagging commissions as high as $18K. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by experience level. Job satisfaction for Marketing Directors with Media / Public Relations skills is high. Medical benefits are awarded to a strong majority, and the greater part earn dental coverage. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Marketing Directors with Media / Public Relations skills making up 74 percent. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$37,308 - $120,054
(Median)
$37K
$63K
$120K
MEDIAN: $63,170
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$11.54 - $30.40
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$12
$17
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MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$37,308 - $120,054  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $22,373  
Profit Sharing
$1,007 - $12,365  
Commission
$0.00 - $18,121  
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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$35,009 - $125,562  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,358
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$11.54 - $30.40  
   
Overtime
$12.75 - $38.95  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $22,373  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $18,121  
Profit Sharing
$1,007 - $12,365  
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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$35,009 - $125,562  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 134
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Pay by Experience Level for Marketing Director

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


The average inexperienced worker's salary is approximately $46K, and people with five to 10 years of experience bring in more at around $61K on average. After working for 10 to 20 years, Marketing Directors with Media / Public Relations skills make a median salary of $82K. Folks with more than two decades of experience actually report lower incomes overall; their average comes out to a mere $81K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $61,670

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

With a pay rate for Marketing Directors with Media / Public Relations skills that is 83 percent greater than the national average, Boston 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 (+57 percent), San Francisco (+55 percent), New York (+53 percent), and Chicago (+48 percent). Miami is home to the smallest salaries in the field, lagging the national average by 17 percent. Employers in Las Vegas and Nashville also lean toward paying below-median salaries (3 percent lower and 2 percent lower, respectively).

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Experience Affects Marketing Director Salaries


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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 269 votes.

Gender

Female
74 %
Male
26 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
medical benefits
Vision: 48%
dental benefits
None: 17%
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