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Promotions Manager Salary

For Promotions Managers, annual average wages total $47K per year. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the greater part. Most Promotions Managers like their work and job satisfaction is high. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$27,836 - $82,268
(Median)
$28K
$47K
$82K
MEDIAN: $46,584
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50%
90%

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$9.91 - $21.16
(Median)
$9
$15
$21
MEDIAN: $14.00
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90%

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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
$27,836 - $82,268  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,213  
Profit Sharing
$494.35 - $4,250  
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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$27,085 - $85,341  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 162
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$9.91 - $21.16  
   
Overtime
$0.21 - $44.04  
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.
)
$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,213  
   
Profit Sharing
$494.35 - $4,250  
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).
)
$27,085 - $85,341  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 25

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Job Description for Promotions Manager

A promotions manager's main responsibility is supervising promotion programs to raise point-of-sale transactions. This is done through advertising promotional deals to encourage prospective customers to purchase products. These managers work with their organization's marketing and sales departments to develop and refine effective promotions strategies. They must ensure that all promotions and offers are sent to their target consumer on time, as well as make sure that in-store graphics are accurate and meet organizational standards. Promotions managers are also in charge of making sure that marketing campaigns are effective and make adjustments as needed. Additionally, they must ensure all marketing campaigns are within their budgets. These directors generally work full time in an office setting during regular business hours.

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Promotions Manager Tasks

  • Assist product managers with product launch plans.
  • Supervise development and launch of merchandising materials for consumers and dealers.
  • Manage development, launch and administration for an advertising program.
  • Create annual profit plan projections by program by month and report on activity.
  • Manage contracts and relationships to deliver advertising and merchandising materials.

Common Career Paths for Promotions Manager


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Promotions Managers who move on to become Marketing Managers may enjoy significant pay raises, as Marketing Managers get paid an average of $60K per year.

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Promotions Managers report using a diverse set of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Marketing Management, Social Media Marketing, Promotions, and Marketing Communications are correlated to pay that is above average. Those listing People Management as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Event Planning and Marketing Communications also typically command lower compensation. Many workers who know Marketing Communications also know Promotions.

Pay by Experience Level for Promotions Manager

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


For many Promotions Managers, experience and pay levels seem to be correlated; more years in the business generally lead to more money. Workers with less than five years' experience earn around $41K on average, and those who have five to 10 years under their belts see a higher median salary of $50K. Promotions Managers claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $57K. Seasoned workers who boast more than two decades of relevant experience enjoy a median salary of $70K, which is substantially larger than the medians reported by folks with fewer years on their resumes.

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Experience Affects Promotions Manager Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 52%

Experienced
up arrow 25%

Mid-Career
up arrow 8%

National Average
$46,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 11%

Skills That Affect Promotions Manager Salaries

National Average
$46,000

Marketing Management
up arrow 2%

Social Media Marketing
up arrow 8%

Promotions
up arrow 9%

Marketing Communications
up arrow 18%

Event Planning
up arrow 19%

People Management
up arrow 24%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 45 votes.

Gender

Female
59 %
Male
41 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
37%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 73%
vision benefits Vision: 60% employee benefits None: 15%