Promotions Director Salary

Promotions Directors in the United States are not likely to strike it rich; they only make around $40K per year on average. Some workers in this field — close to a fourth — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by a fair number and dental plans are enjoyed by the greater part. Most Promotions Directors survey respondents are women (78 percent). Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$27,203 - $63,023
$27K
$40K
$63K
MEDIAN: $40,197
10%
50%
90%

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$12.24 - $19.00
$15
MEDIAN: $15.00
50%

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$0$63K
Salary $27,203 - $63,023
Bonus $0.00 - $34,765
Profit Sharing $750
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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$25,837 - $56,673
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 63
Hourly Data $0$19
Hourly Rate $15.00
Overtime $12.00
Annual Data $0$56K
Bonus $0.00 - $34,765
Profit Sharing $750
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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$25,837 - $56,673
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 5

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Job Description for Promotions Director

Promotions directors are responsible for promoting requests for clients, such as promoting particular activities to large groups of people to make company projects successful. They are directors who plan events at which clients would like to promote projects to earn revenue or raise public awareness of a trend or topic.

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Promotions Director Tasks

  • Promote products using diverse and innovative techniques involving print media, television, social media, sales representatives, etc.
  • Establish organization's brand image by developing advertising and promotional campaigns.
  • Analyze advertising campaign costs and effectiveness, and report results to clients.
  • Maximize the revenue an organization gains through advertising campaigns while minimizing costs.

Common Career Paths for Promotions Director


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Promotions Directors often transition into Marketing Director positions, for which compensation tends to be much higher. On average, Marketing Directors earn $80K per year.

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Popular Skills for Promotions Director


Promotions Directors who responded to the survey indicated only a few skills that they use on the job. Most notably, skills in Promotions, Event Management, Event Planning, and Social Media Marketing are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Social Media Marketing, Event Planning, and Event Management. It is often found that people who know Event Planning are also skilled in Event Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Promotions Director

Pay by Experience for a Promotions Director has a positive trend. An entry-level Promotions Director with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $35,000 based on 35 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Promotions Director with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $45,000 based on 22 salaries. An experienced Promotions Director which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $44,000 based on 17 salaries. A Promotions Director with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $65,000 based on 7 salaries.

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Key Stats for Promotions Director

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 15 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
10%
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Experience Affects Promotions Director Salaries

Late-Career
▲64%

▲15%

Experienced
▲11%

National Average
$40,000

▼13%

Skills That Affect Promotions Director Salaries

▲1%

National Average
$40,000

Event Management
▼4%


Social Media Marketing
▼13%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 59%
vision benefits
Vision: 47%
no benefits
None: 24%
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