Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) Salary

A Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) earns an average salary of $160,353 per year. A skill in Product Marketing is associated with high pay for this job. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.
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$81,161 - $253,035
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$170K
$250K
MEDIAN: $166,151
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$8.32 - $59.60
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$0$314K
Salary $81,161 - $253,035
Bonus $5,098 - $97,338
Profit Sharing $55.00 - $52,445
Commission $9,721 - $120,000
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).
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$82,704 - $314,807
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,026
Hourly Data $0$59
Hourly Rate $8.32 - $59.60
Overtime $58.75
Annual Data $0$314K
Bonus $5,098 - $97,338
Commission $9,721 - $120,000
Profit Sharing $55.00 - $52,445
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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$82,704 - $314,807
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 10

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: $185,286

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 Dallas:
"Amazing."
Pros: Culture. Team. Vision.
Cons: Unclear compensation package.

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
40 %
Male
60 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 136 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
6%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
49%

Experience Affects Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) Salaries

▲16%

▲4%

National Average
$185,000

▼38%

▼52%

Skills That Affect Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) Salaries


▲5%


▲5%



National Average
$185,000







Market Research
▼22%

Email Marketing
▼41%

Product Development
▼48%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 136 votes.

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
6%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
49%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 63%
no benefits
None: 13%