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Project Manager, Marketing Salary

Marketing Project Managers in the United States take home an average $52K annually. In the world of Marketing Project Managers, overall income ranges from $34K near the bottom to $84K at the top; this can include more than $10K from bonuses and more than $7K from profit sharing in exceptional cases. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a majority earn dental coverage. Most Marketing Project Managers report high levels of job satisfaction. Female Marketing Project Managers make up most of the survey respondents at 73 percent. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.
$35,391 - $80,033
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MEDIAN: $51,962
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$12.14 - $46.37
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National Salary Data

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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
$35,391 - $80,033  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,885  
Profit Sharing
$491.05 - $7,207  
Commission
$425.13 - $20,134  
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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$34,291 - $84,281  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 2,735
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$12.14 - $46.37  
   
Overtime
$11.07 - $51.53  
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.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,885  
   
Commission
$425.13 - $20,134  
Profit Sharing
$491.05 - $7,207  
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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$34,291 - $84,281  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | 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.

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Marketing Project Managers' salaries may rise greatly for those who assume a higher-end position such as a Senior Marketing Manager. The average Senior Marketing Manager bring home $103K per year. Marketing Project Managers typically move into roles as Marketing Directors or Marketing Communications Managers, and those positions pay $26K more and $9K more, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Project Manager, Marketing


Marketing Project Managers seem to exploit 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 pay less than market rate include Market Research, Client Interaction, and Project Coordinating. The majority of those who know Project Management also know 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.


Marketing Project Managers do not generally earn higher incomes from more experience in the field. 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 $60K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Marketing Project Managers make a median salary of $68K. Marketing Project Managers who surpass 20 years on the job report pay that isn't as high as one would expect; the median compensation for this crowd sits around $69K.

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 can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like New York (+17 percent), Philadelphia (+16 percent), Atlanta (+14 percent), and Dallas (+11 percent). Minneapolis is home to the smallest salaries in the field, lagging the national average by 6 percent. Employers also pay below the national average in Austin (4 percent lower) and Boston (3 percent lower).

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Experience Affects Project Manager, Marketing Salaries




National Average
$53,000


Skills That Affect Project Manager, Marketing Salaries


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$53,000

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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 727 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: 83% dental benefits Dental: 70%
vision benefits Vision: 54% employee benefits None: 16%