Promotions Director Salary

Promotions Directors in the United States can expect only a modest salary, with average pay of just $36K annually. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and the larger part collect dental insurance. Female Promotions Directors are more common than men among those who completed the survey; more than half (61 percent) are women. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$26,164 - $70,486
(Median)
$26K
$36K
$70K
MEDIAN: $36,281
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$8.70 - $21.64
(Median)
$8
$12
$22
MEDIAN: $12.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$26,164 - $70,486  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,787  
Total Pay (?
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$24,662 - $70,361  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 129
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$8.70 - $21.64  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,787  
   
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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$24,662 - $70,361  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 15
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Job Description for Promotions Director

  • Maximize the revenue an organization gains through advertising campaigns while minimizing costs.
  • 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.

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Promotions Directors only report a few specific skills. Those who have experience with Event Planning, Social Media Marketing, and Promotions can expect to be compensated well for these skills. Skills that pay less than market rate include Promotions.

Pay by Experience Level for Promotions Director

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Promotions Directors with a rich background of experience are typically rewarded with larger paychecks. People who have worked for fewer than five years bring home $32K on average. Median compensation in the five-to-10 year group, however, is higher at approximately $36K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $51K in this role. People who have worked for more than 20 years report a median income of $56K, which is barely higher than the median for folks with 10 to 20 years of experience.

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Experience Affects Promotions Director Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 58%

Experienced
up arrow 44%

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

National Average
$35,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 8%

Skills That Affect Promotions Director Salaries

Event Planning
up arrow 13%

National Average
$35,000

Social Media Marketing
up arrow 1%


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 37 votes.

Gender

Female
61 %
Male
39 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 81% dental benefits Dental: 64%
vision benefits Vision: 46% employee benefits None: 16%
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