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Vice President (VP), Marketing & Communications Salary

The average salary for a Vice President (VP), Marketing & Communications is $123,944 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Branding and Strategic Marketing.
$70,757 - $189,469
MEDIAN: $123,944

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$70,757 - $189,469  
$1,495 - $49,472  
Profit Sharing
$2,211 - $35,000  
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).
$74,730 - $219,658  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 423
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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 communication press releases, scripts and editorials.
  • Plan, direct and set the strategic direction of marketing and communication program within an organization.
  • Develop pricing strategies and media relations plan, balancing firm objectives and customer satisfaction.
  • Oversee staff operations, business planning and budget development.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with media outlets.

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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

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Marketing Communications
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National Average

Market Research
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Media / Public Relations
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Web Marketing
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 90 votes.


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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: 91% dental benefits Dental: 79%
vision benefits Vision: 65% employee benefits None: 7%