$168,008
Avg. Salary
$41.21
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

$37,942

Profit Sharing

$15,056

Commission

$25,283

The average pay for a Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) is $41.21 per hour.

The average pay for a Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) is $168,008 per year.

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$0$312K
Salary $84,677 - $254,240
Bonus $7,104 - $97,294
Profit Sharing $196 - $50,456
Commission $8,940 - $118,359
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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$87,913 - $312,440
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Nov 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,848
Hourly Data $0$123
Hourly Rate $14.68 - $123
Overtime $57.50
Annual Data $0$312K
Bonus $7,104 - $97,294
Commission $8,940 - $118,359
Profit Sharing $196 - $50,456
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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$87,913 - $312,440
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Nov 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 18

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)

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: $188,355

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

Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) Reviews

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

Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) in Chattanooga, Tennessee:
"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.

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Key Stats for Chief Marketing Officer (CMO)

Gender

Female
42 %
Male
58 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 211 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

▲14%

▲2%

National Average
$188,000

▼39%

▼53%

Skills That Affect Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) Salaries


▲4%


▲3%


National Average
$188,000








Market Research
▼23%

Email Marketing
▼42%

Product Development
▼49%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 211 votes.

Gender

Female
42 %
Male
58 %

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: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
vision benefits
Vision: 64%
no benefits
None: 13%