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Average Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) Salary

$174,350
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$39,128
Bonus
$30,521
Commission
$15,620
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) is $174,350.
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$90k
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$174k
90%
$265k
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$90k - $265k
Bonus
$9k - $100k
Profit Sharing
$3k - $74k
Commission
$9k - $62k
Total Pay
$90k - $340k
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What Do Chief Marketing Officer (CMO)s Do?

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.

Job Satisfaction for Chief Marketing Officer (CMO)

4.3 out of 5
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What Are Popular Skills for Chief Marketing Officer (CMO)s?

Skills in Strategic Marketing and Branding are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Online Marketing, Marketing Communications and Marketing Management.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Chief Marketing Officer (CMO)s?

An entry-level Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $82,729 based on 12 salaries. An early career Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $98,696 based on 99 salaries. A mid-career Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $134,482 based on 185 salaries. An experienced Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $178,203 based on 658 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $196,679.
Employees with Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 33.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (25.4% more) and Boston, Massachusetts (19.3% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,855 survey responses.
Entry Level
0.6%
Early Career
5.3%
Mid Career
10.0%
Experienced
35.5%
Late Career
48.6%