Marketing Directors with Event Planning skills take home an average $66K per year. Total cash compensation to Marketing Directors with Event Planning skills bottoms out near $36K and approaches $126K on the high end; the biggest paychecks include approximately $20K from bonuses and almost $26K from profit sharing. Location and years of experience each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most Marketing Directors with Event Planning skills survey respondents are women (78 percent). A fair number enjoy medical while the larger part get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to about one-half. For the most part, Marketing Directors with Event Planning skills enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$38,588 - $120,243
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$39K
$66K
$120K
MEDIAN: $65,878
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$12.14 - $25.51
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MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$38,588 - $120,243  
   
Bonus
$492.94 - $20,277  
Profit Sharing
$495.51 - $25,760  
Commission
$1,225 - $27,500  
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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$35,821 - $125,757  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,151
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$12.14 - $25.51  
   
Overtime
$7.45 - $37.77  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$492.94 - $20,277  
   
Commission
$1,225 - $27,500  
Profit Sharing
$495.51 - $25,760  
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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$35,821 - $125,757  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 127
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Pay by Experience Level for Marketing Director

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


Marketing Directors with Event Planning skills with a lot of experience tend to enjoy higher earnings. Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $48K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $65K. Marketing Directors with Event Planning skills who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $81K. Marketing Directors with Event Planning 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 $90K on average.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $63,059

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Surpassing the national average by 106 percent, Marketing Directors with Event Planning skills in San Francisco receive some of the highest pay in the country. Marketing Directors with Event Planning skills will also find cushy salaries in Miami (+87 percent), Chicago (+63 percent), New York (+61 percent), and Los Angeles (+53 percent). Trailing the national average by 14 percent, Grand Rapids is the market with the smallest paychecks. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in Tampa and St. Louis (9 percent lower and 5 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 228 votes.

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
medical benefits
Vision: 51%
dental benefits
None: 19%
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