Average Marketing Director with Market Research Skills Salary

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The average salary for a Marketing Director with Market Research skills is $79,728.
MEDIAN $79,728
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$44k - $149k
$971 - $34k
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$988 - $21k
$986 - $39k
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$42k - $165k

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Job Description for Marketing Director

Popular Employer Salaries for Marketing Director

The top respondents for the job title Marketing Director are from the companies AT&T Inc., Compass Group and YMCA. Reported salaries are highest at AT&T Inc. where the average pay is $144,828. YMCA pays the lowest at around $50,868.

Career Paths

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Marketing Director
Vice President (VP), Marketing
Marketing Manager
Chief Marketing Officer (CMO)
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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
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Popular Skills for Marketing Director

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

Pay by Experience Level for Marketing Director

An entry-level Marketing Director with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $41,854 based on 19 salaries. An early career Marketing Director with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $55,756 based on 266 salaries. A mid-career Marketing Director with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $74,707 based on 414 salaries. An experienced Marketing Director with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $97,849 based on 558 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $99,555.
Employees with Marketing Director in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 75.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (52.2% more) and New York, New York (39.9% more).

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