Project Manager, Marketing Salary

Marketing Project Managers in the United States pull down an average of $53K annually. In the world of Marketing Project Managers, overall cash allowance can occasionally include more than $10K from bonuses and, in some exceptional cases, $7K from profit sharing, causing incomes to vary widely between $35K and $85K. Career length is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Most Marketing Project Managers survey respondents are women (74 percent). Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Marketing Project Managers. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a majority earn dental coverage. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$36,103 - $80,788
(Median)
$36K
$53K
$81K
MEDIAN: $53,118
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$12.69 - $46.14
(Median)
$13
$22
$46
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
$36,103 - $80,788  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,814  
Profit Sharing
$295.90 - $7,309  
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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$35,268 - $85,058  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 2,779
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$20$40$60
Hourly Rate
$12.69 - $46.14  
   
Overtime
$11.00 - $59.91  
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 - $9,814  
   
Commission
$970 - $20,426  
Profit Sharing
$295.90 - $7,309  
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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$35,268 - $85,058  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 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 who go on to become Senior Marketing Managers may see their salaries climb quite a bit. Median pay for Senior Marketing Managers is $103K annually. Typical career progression for a Marketing Project Manager involves becoming a Marketing Director or a Marketing Communications Manager, roles that pay $25K more and $8K more on average.

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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. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Market Research, Client Interaction, and Project Coordinating. Those educated in Client Interaction tend to be well versed in 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 $60K. On average, Marketing Project Managers make $69K following one to two decades on the job. 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


For those looking to make money, Marketing Project Managers in San Francisco enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 20 percent above the national average. Marketing Project Managers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Philadelphia (+17 percent), New York (+16 percent), Atlanta (+14 percent), and Seattle (+8 percent). Minneapolis is home to the smallest salaries in the field, lagging the national average by 7 percent.

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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
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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 544 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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