$169,577
Avg. Salary
$23.96
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$36,081

Bonus

$14,954

Profit Sharing

$25,000

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) is $23.96 per hour.

The average pay for a Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) is $169,577 per year.

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$14.68
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$23.96
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$119.73
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$86k
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$254k
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MEDIAN $169,577
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MEDIAN: $169,577
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$0$312K
Salary $85,640 - $253,647
Bonus $8,864 - $97,411
Profit Sharing $2,460 - $50,433
Commission $6,000 - $61,042
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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$87,905 - $312,327
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,862
Hourly Data $0$119
Hourly Rate $14.68 - $120
Overtime $64.86
Annual Data $0$312K
Bonus $8,864 - $97,411
Commission $6,000 - $61,042
Profit Sharing $2,460 - $50,433
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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$87,905 - $312,327
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 20

Job Description for Chief Marketing Officer (CMO)

The chief marketing officer is responsible for creating and ensuring the execution of a company's marketing and sales groups' vision. Being able to think ahead and innovate in terms of direction for marketing and sales is a must. Of equal importance is the ability to communicate what the direction is and how it will be achieved. While the CMO must inspire their sales and marketing employees in this way, they must also be able to communicate the excitement and vision of the company to the media and clients through the use of myriad marketing channels. In all of these duties, the chief marketing officer must demonstrate exceptional leadership skills. A CMO will also develop and review quantitative analysis measures for corporate marketing and sales. In addition, a CMO will concretely lay out goals and provide direction for members of the sales and marketing teams on ways to measure progress towards the goals. The CMO must also be able to assess new hires and other employees in the sales and marketing teams as necessary while handling the other varied responsibilities of the position.

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Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) Tasks
  • Lead branding efforts for all organization products, across all forms of media.
  • Manage and build contacts and relationship base, including handing problems.
  • Analyze and interpret data on customers, buying practices and competitors.

Common Career Paths for Chief Marketing Officer (CMO)


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Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) Job Listings

Popular Skills for Chief Marketing Officer (CMO)


Survey results imply that Chief Marketing Officers deploy a deep pool of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Product Marketing, Branding, Strategy, and Media / Public Relations are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 6 percent and 12 percent. Those listing Product Development as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Email Marketing and Market Research also typically command lower compensation. For most people, competency in Branding indicates knowledge of Marketing Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Chief Marketing Officer (CMO)

Pay by Experience for a Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) has a positive trend. An entry-level Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $88,000 based on 111 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $116,000 based on 194 salaries. An experienced Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $192,000 based on 486 salaries. A Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $215,000 based on 429 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $189,643

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

With a pay rate for Chief Marketing Officers that is 36 percent greater than the national average, New York offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Chief Marketing Officers will also find cushy salaries in Boston (+32 percent), Atlanta (+28 percent), Denver (+28 percent), and San Francisco (+18 percent). Chief Marketing Officers in Orlando earn salaries far below the national average by 41 percent, proving that geography overwhelmingly affects the pay scale for those in this field. Employers pay around 24 percent less in Austin and 20 percent less in Miami, below-median salaries for those in this field.

Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Chief Marketing Officer (CMO)?

Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) in Chattanooga:
"Great place to live and work."
Pros: The cost of living
Cons: Limited opportunities in my field

Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) in New York:
"It is exciting."
Pros: You meet lots of smart people from different industries.
Cons: The commute.

Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) in Chicago:
"Friendliest Big City."
Pros: Chicago is clean and beautiful with a vibrant energy and a hardworking workforce. Lots of residential options. Excellent shopping & restaurants. 2 great airports plus the city train (the El) and suburban trains.
Cons: Illinois politics are degrading our state - no balanced budget, high taxes, cronyism. Our governor - who only takes a $1 salary - has tried to balance the budget but is thwarted by career politicians supporting outdated unions.

Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) in Frederick:
"It's more important to be humble and listen."
Many young people expect to know everything, and to have a high paying salary before proving themselves. Just listen - people will tell you what you have to learn and work on to be truly successful.

Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) in Dallas:
"Amazing."
Pros: Culture. Team. Vision.
Cons: Unclear compensation package.

Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) in Los Angeles:
"Ask for a better pay and benefits."
Search for the right company before accepting a position.

Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) in Hankinson:
"Corporate Culture, Work Flexibility, Variety, Office."
Pros: Meeting new people, working with vendors.
Cons: Travel.

Related Job Salaries

Key Stats for Chief Marketing Officer (CMO)

Gender

Female
43 %
Male
57 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 219 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
6%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
47%

Experience Affects Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) Salaries

▲13%

▲1%

National Average
$190,000

▼39%

▼54%

Skills That Affect Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) Salaries


▲3%

▲3%



National Average
$190,000








Market Research
▼24%

Email Marketing
▼42%

Product Development
▼50%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 219 votes.

Gender

Female
43 %
Male
57 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
6%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
47%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 64%
no benefits
None: 14%