The average salary for a Vice President (VP), Marketing & Communications is $126,208 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs. A skill in Market Research is associated with high pay for this job.

$71,383 - $187,294
MEDIAN: $126,208

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$71,383 - $187,294  
$4,882 - $53,240  
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$2,447 - $38,298  
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$74,886 - $222,447  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 340

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Job Description for Vice President (VP), Marketing & Communications

Vice presidents (VPs) of marketing and communications perform a wide variety of duties related to developing strategies and goals for their organization's marketing and communication efforts. They are responsible for


Vice President (VP), Marketing & Communications Tasks

  • Oversee staff operations, business planning and budget development.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with media outlets.
  • Develop pricing strategies and media relations plan, balancing firm objectives and customer satisfaction.
  • Oversee communication press releases, scripts and editorials.
  • Plan, direct and set the strategic direction of marketing and communication program within an organization.

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National Average: $134,154

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Experience Affects Vice President (VP), Marketing & Communications Salaries

National Average

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Skills That Affect Vice President (VP), Marketing & Communications Salaries

Market Research
up arrow 10%

up arrow 6%

Media / Public Relations
up arrow 3%

Marketing Management

National Average

Marketing Communications
up arrow 1%

Social Media Marketing
up arrow 3%

Web Marketing
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 49 votes.


63 %
38 %

Years of Experience

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

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
medical benefits
Vision: 67%
dental benefits
None: 10%