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Project Manager, Marketing Salary

Marketing Project Managers in the United States can expect to earn an average of $53K per year. Final cash compensation to Marketing Project Managers varies from around $35K to approximately $85K; choice pay grades include potential for bonuses and profit sharing as high as $10K and $7K, respectively. Experience level and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. For the most part, Marketing Project Managers enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Most Marketing Project Managers survey respondents are women (73 percent). A large number enjoy medical while the larger part get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to just over a half.

$35,984 - $80,942
(Median)
$36K
$53K
$81K
MEDIAN: $52,930
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$12.53 - $47.62
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$13
$21
$48
MEDIAN: $21.00
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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
$35,984 - $80,942  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,889  
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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$35,126 - $85,278  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 2,749
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$21$42$63
Hourly Rate
$12.53 - $47.62  
   
Overtime
$10.30 - $60.02  
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 - $9,889  
   
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).
)
$35,126 - $85,278  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 350
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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 experience a large salary bump if they progress into a role such as Senior Marketing Manager. The latter position pays an average of $103K annually. Marketing Project Managers most often move into positions as Marketing Directors or Marketing Communications Managers; those groups report median salaries that are $25K higher and $8K higher, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Project Manager, Marketing


Marketing Project Managers report using a large range 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 are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Market Research, Client Interaction, and Marketing Administration. Most people who know 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.


The average beginner in this position makes around $48K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $60K. Marketing Project Managers with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $69K. For some reason, Marketing Project Managers with more than two decades of experience report lower paychecks overall; the median sum in this group sits near $67K.

Pay Difference by Location


Home to some of the best pay for Marketing Project Managers, San Francisco offers exceptional salaries, 20 percent above the national average. Marketing Project Managers will also find cushy salaries in Philadelphia (+16 percent), New York (+16 percent), Atlanta (+14 percent), and Milwaukee (+9 percent). The lowest-paying market is Minneapolis, which sits 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
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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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Microsoft Office
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 585 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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