Project Manager, Marketing Salary

Earnings for Marketing Project Managers in the United States come in at around $53K annually on average. Individual bonuses, profit sharing and commission for Marketing Project Managers — as high as $10K, $7K and $20K, respectively — each contribute to the degree of variation within overall compensation, ranging from $35K to $85K. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Most Marketing Project Managers like their work and job satisfaction is high. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and more than half earn dental coverage. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Marketing Project Managers making up 74 percent.

$36,197 - $80,995

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$12.59 - $46.14

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$36,197 - $80,995  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,834  
Profit Sharing
$293.61 - $7,353  
Commission
$970 - $20,426  
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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$35,297 - $85,263  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 2,799
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$21$42$63
Hourly Rate
$12.59 - $46.14  
   
Overtime
$11.74 - $60.23  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,834  
   
Commission
$970 - $20,426  
Profit Sharing
$293.61 - $7,353  
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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$35,297 - $85,263  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 354
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Job Description for Project Manager, Marketing

Marketing project managers primarily work to keep a project running smoothly, on time and free of as many complications as possible. They will effectively oversee the conception of an idea, all the way up to its execution and follow-up. Marketing can be a very stressful environment, and it's the job of marketing project managers to reduce the number of variables that can disrupt a project from getting done on time. It's very common for marketing projects, such as advertisements, to be completed on/by a very strict deadline, so the project manager must observe the big picture of the project at hand. They also offer advice and assistance in speeding up certain processes to aid the timely completion of the project itself.

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Project Manager, Marketing Tasks

  • Design advertisements and marketing campaigns to reach potential customers.
  • Supervise marketing projects, assigning tasks, overseeing work, and ensuring deadlines are met.
  • Develop and implement strategies to promote a company's brand or product.

Common Career Paths for Project Manager, Marketing


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Marketing Project Managers may progress into high-paying roles like Senior Marketing Manager, where median compensation is $102K annually. Marketing Directors or Marketing Communications Managers are common next-step roles for Marketing Project Managers moving up in their careers; annual pay for Marketing Directors is $25K higher on average, and it's $8K higher for Marketing Communications Managers.

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Popular Skills for Project Manager, Marketing


Marketing Project Managers seem to require a rather large skill set. Most notably, skills in Strategic Marketing, Project Management, Marketing Management, and Budget Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Market Research, Client Interaction, and Project Coordinating. Most people experienced in Client Interaction also know Marketing Communications.

Pay by Experience Level for Project Manager, Marketing

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


Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $49K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $61K. Marketing Project Managers see a median salary of $70K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Respondents who boast more than 20 years of experience can't seem to boast paychecks reflecting that extensive experience, though; veteran Marketing Project Managers report making only $67K on average.

Pay Difference by Location


Marketing Project Managers will find that San Francisco offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 20 percent. Marketing Project Managers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Philadelphia (+18 percent), New York (+16 percent), Atlanta (+13 percent), and Seattle (+7 percent). Those in the field find the lowest salaries in Minneapolis, 6 percent below the national average.

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What is it like working as a Project Manager, Marketing?

Project Manager, Marketing in Flagstaff:
"Experience."
Pros: I like that I am gaining experience in the field that I want to work in. I am learning and refining skills everyday.
Cons: I feel like my peers are making more money than I am.

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Experience Affects Project Manager, Marketing Salaries




National Average
$54,000


Skills That Affect Project Manager, Marketing Salaries

Strategic Marketing
up arrow 4%

Project Management
up arrow 1%

Marketing Management
up arrow 1%

Budget Management
0%

National Average
$54,000

Marketing Communications
up arrow 2%

Advertising
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 4%

Powerpoint
up arrow 4%








Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 538 votes.

Gender

Female
74 %
Male
26 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 82% dental benefits Dental: 69%
vision benefits Vision: 55% employee benefits None: 17%
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