Campaign Manager Salary

The median total income of Campaign Managers is around $54K, and for the average worker in this area, a good chunk of that (just under a third, in fact) comes from commissions. Compensation for this group is mainly affected by the specific employer, but geography and experience level are influential factors as well. Medical and dental benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn vision coverage. The majority of Campaign Managers claim high levels of job satisfaction. Female Campaign Managers are more common than men among those who completed the survey; more than half (69 percent) are women. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.
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$36,387 - $83,848
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$54K
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MEDIAN: $54,375
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$0$86K
Salary $36,387 - $83,848
Bonus $1,231 - $15,033
Profit Sharing $3,500
Commission $16,500
Total Pay (?
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$35,108 - $86,838
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 520
Hourly Data $0$57
Hourly Rate $10.00 - $35.00
Overtime $20.71 - $57.78
Annual Data $0$86K
Bonus $1,231 - $15,033
Commission $16,500
Profit Sharing $3,500
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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$35,108 - $86,838
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 49

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Job Description for Campaign Manager

When most people think of campaign managers, they think of the individuals who run high-level political campaigns. However, almost every company that runs large-scale advertising promotions campaigns hires this type of manager as well. In both types of positions, campaign managers works to develop, plan, coordinate, and execute large-scale initiatives. The manager also monitors their effectiveness through data collection and works to adjust the campaign as needed.

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Campaign Manager Tasks

  • Coordinate completion of defined campaign activities.
  • Test new marketing technologies and strategies for their campaign areas.
  • Manage campaign budget and ensure spending is the appropriate amount for each area.
  • Assist with advertising, marketing, contests and promotions.
  • Develop campaign plans with input from team members.

Campaign Manager Job Listings

Popular Employer Salaries for Campaign Manager


Oracle Corp. offers the largest salaries in town — $79K on average.

Popular Skills for Campaign Manager


Campaign Managers seem to require a rather large skill set. Most notably, facility with Web Marketing, Marketing Management, and Email Marketing are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 43 percent, 12 percent, and 10 percent, respectively. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Fundraising, Social Media Marketing, and Marketing Communications. For most people, competency in Data Analysis indicates knowledge of Advertising.

Pay by Experience Level for Campaign Manager

Pay by Experience for a Campaign Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Campaign Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 396 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Campaign Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $62,000 based on 134 salaries. An experienced Campaign Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $82,000 based on 52 salaries. A Campaign Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $77,000 based on 18 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $54,467

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

With a pay rate for Campaign Managers that is 47 percent greater than the national average, San Francisco offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Campaign Managers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Indianapolis (+33 percent), Seattle (+21 percent), Austin (+19 percent), and New York (+13 percent). Irvine is the lowest-paying area, 18 percent south of the national average. Employers pay around 12 percent less in Boston and 9 percent less in Phoenix, below-median salaries for those in this field.

Campaign Manager Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Campaign Manager?

Campaign Manager in Los Angeles:
"The management."
Pros: Tremendous room for growth.
Cons: Constant changes in initial plans.

Campaign Manager in Minneapolis:
"Challenging, corporate culture."
Pros: Challenging, corporate culture, transparency, coworkers.
Cons: Stressful, lack of human interaction, management too hands off sometimes.

Campaign Manager in New York:
"Understanding of traditional and programmatic media planning."
Pros: Set up and manage online video campaigns on different platforms (e.g. Auction/exchange-based performance media, audience-based buying, and remarketing). Handle daily campaign maintenance including tracking, delivery, pacing,
Cons: Underpaid.

Campaign Manager in Chicago:
"Long hours, demanding work, but lots of independence."
Pros: Flexible working hours. Can work from home some times. Fairly autonomous/independent. Can be fun and engaging work.
Cons: Often irregular working hours required. Overly political corporate environment. Often need to change jobs to be promoted. Often over worked.

Campaign Manager in Dallas:
Pros: The culture. Benefits.
Cons: No positive impact on the world. Repetitive. Not challenging.

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Key Stats for Campaign Manager

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 73 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
4%
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Experience Affects Campaign Manager Salaries

▲50%

Late-Career
▲42%

▲14%

National Average
$54,000

▼7%

Skills That Affect Campaign Manager Salaries

Web Marketing
▲43%



Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
▲10%



Client Interaction
▲2%

Operations Management
▲2%


▲1%

Data Analysis
▼0%

National Average
$54,000

Campaign Planning
▼1%


Social Media Marketing
▼17%

▼20%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 73 votes.

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
vision benefits
Vision: 69%
no benefits
None: 17%
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