Project Manager, Marketing Salary

The average Marketing Project Manager in the United States can expect to rake in roughly $53K per year. Total cash compensation to Marketing Project Managers approaches anywhere from $35K on the lower end to $85K on the higher end; in exceptional cases, this can include more than $10K from bonuses and upwards of $7K from profit sharing. Career length and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A large number enjoy medical while more than half get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a little over a half. Most Marketing Project Managers like their work and job satisfaction is high. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Marketing Project Managers making up 73 percent.

$36,059 - $80,692
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$36K
$53K
$81K
MEDIAN: $53,108
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$12.72 - $46.54
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$13
$22
$47
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
$36,059 - $80,692  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,813  
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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$35,261 - $84,918  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 2,760
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$20$40$60
Hourly Rate
$12.72 - $46.54  
   
Overtime
$10.48 - $59.87  
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 - $9,813  
   
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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$35,261 - $84,918  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 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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At the upper end, Marketing Project Managers who move into a Senior Marketing Manager role can end up with a hefty increase in pay. The average income for Senior Marketing Managers is a much higher $103K per year. Marketing Project Managers typically move into roles as Marketing Directors or Marketing Communications Managers, and those positions pay $25K more and $8K more, respectively.

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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 are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Market Research, Client Interaction, and Microsoft Excel. 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.


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. Marketing Project Managers bring in $69K after working for 10 to 20 years. Marketing Project Managers who claim more than two decades of experience actually make somewhat smaller average paychecks of $67K.

Pay Difference by Location


Home to some of the best pay for Marketing Project Managers, San Francisco offers exceptional salaries, 19 percent above the national average. Marketing Project Managers will also find cushy salaries in Philadelphia (+17 percent), New York (+16 percent), Atlanta (+14 percent), and Seattle (+7 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
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Project Management
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Marketing Management
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National Average
$54,000

Budget Management
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Marketing Communications
up arrow 2%

Advertising
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 548 votes.

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
27 %

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: 16%
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