Average Experienced Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) Salary

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The average salary for an Experienced Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) is $175,937.
MEDIAN $175,937
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$100k - $256k
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$2k - $51k
$0 - $281k
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$103k - $319k

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Job Description for Chief Marketing Officer (CMO)

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.

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Popular Skills for Chief Marketing Officer (CMO)

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.

Pay by Experience Level for Chief Marketing Officer (CMO)

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 $96,660 based on 39 salaries. An early career Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $97,874 based on 161 salaries. A mid-career Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $125,966 based on 324 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $194,521.
Employees with Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 29.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (22.8% more) and Boston, Massachusetts (16.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Seattle, Washington (6.4% less).

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