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Project Manager, Marketing Salary

Pay for Marketing Project Managers in the United States sits in the ballpark of $53K per year. Individual bonuses, profit sharing and commission for Marketing Project Managers — as high as $10K, $7K and $25K, respectively — each contribute to the degree of variation within overall compensation, ranging from $35K to $86K. Experience level and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Female Marketing Project Managers make up most of the survey respondents at 73 percent. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. A large number enjoy medical while a majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half.

$35,879 - $81,154
(Median)
$36K
$53K
$81K
MEDIAN: $53,091
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$12.50 - $48.31
(Median)
$13
$21
$48
MEDIAN: $21.00
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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$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$35,879 - $81,154  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,916  
Profit Sharing
$306.39 - $7,187  
Commission
$979 - $25,168  
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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$35,016 - $85,550  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 2,727
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$20$40$60
Hourly Rate
$12.50 - $48.31  
   
Overtime
$10.14 - $58.47  
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 - $9,916  
   
Commission
$979 - $25,168  
Profit Sharing
$306.39 - $7,187  
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).
)
$35,016 - $85,550  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 347

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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 $103K annually. A common career progression for a Marketing Project Manager is to become a Marketing Director or a Marketing Communications Manager. Compared to Marketing Project Managers, the first group earns $25K more on average, and the second group earns $8K more.

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Popular Skills for Project Manager, Marketing


Marketing Project Managers report using a deep pool of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Strategic Marketing, Marketing Management, Project 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 Marketing Administration. Those proficient in Project Management are, more often than not, also skilled in Client Interaction and Advertising. Those educated in Marketing Communications tend to be well versed in Advertising and Client Interaction.

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 $48K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $60K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Marketing Project Managers make a median salary of $69K. People who have worked for 20 years or more actually report earning less than people who are in the middle of their careers; the veterans take home a mere $67K by contrast.

Pay Difference by Location


San Francisco is home to an above-average pay rate for Marketing Project Managers, 20 percent higher than the national average. Marketing Project Managers will also find cushy salaries in New York (+17 percent), Atlanta (+16 percent), Philadelphia (+16 percent), and Milwaukee (+8 percent). With compensation 7 percent below the national average, Minneapolis is not known for hefty paychecks and actually represents the lowest-paying market.

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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
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National Average
$54,000

Budget Management
up arrow 1%

Marketing Communications
up arrow 2%

Powerpoint
up arrow 3%

Advertising
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 595 votes.

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
27 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 82% dental benefits Dental: 69%
vision benefits Vision: 55% employee benefits None: 16%
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