Promotions Director Salary

Promotions Directors aren't exactly in the most profitable line of business; these folks earn a belt-tightening average of $39K annually. Most Promotions Directors survey respondents are women (78 percent). Some workers in this field — about a fifth — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by a strong majority and dental plans are enjoyed by the greater part. For the most part, Promotions Directors enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.
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$27,172 - $65,000
$27K
$39K
$65K
MEDIAN: $38,703
10%
50%
90%

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$11.14 - $17.30
$14
MEDIAN: $14.25
50%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$27,172 - $65,000  
   
Bonus
$500  
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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$25,353 - $63,616  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 64
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$14.25  
   
Overtime
$12.00  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$500  
   
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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$25,353 - $63,616  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 6

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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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Advancing into a Marketing Director role seems to be a popular career move for Promotions Directors, and folks who currently work in the latter position report a notably larger median income of $80K per year.

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Popular Skills for Promotions Director


Just a handful of professional skills are reported by Promotions Directors who took the survey. Most notably, skills in Promotions, Event Management, Event Planning, and Social Media Marketing are correlated to pay that is above average. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Social Media Marketing and Event Planning. Most people experienced in Event Planning also know 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
23 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 13 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
10%
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Experience Affects Promotions Director Salaries

Late-Career
▲71%

▲20%

Experienced
▲17%

National Average
$38,000

▼9%

Skills That Affect Promotions Director Salaries

▲6%

Event Management
▼0%

National Average
$38,000


Social Media Marketing
▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
23 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 62%
vision benefits
Vision: 51%
no benefits
None: 21%
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