Average Marketing Director with Search Engine Marketing (SEM) Skills Salary

$88,458
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$9,500
Bonus
$3,100
Commission
$4,000
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Marketing Director with Search Engine Marketing (SEM) skills is $88,458.
10%
$46k
10%
$88k
50%
$139k
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90%
MEDIAN $88,458
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United States (change)
Salary
$46k - $139k
Bonus
$710 - $20k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $4k
Commission
$0 - $3k
Total Pay
$48k - $151k

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Job Description for Marketing Director

Career Paths

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Marketing Director
Vice President (VP), Marketing
Marketing Manager
Chief Marketing Officer (CMO)
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Marketing Director

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

Pay by Experience Level for Marketing Director

An early career Marketing Director with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $51,698 based on 10 salaries. A mid-career Marketing Director with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $81,436 based on 40 salaries. An experienced Marketing Director with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $107,340 based on 32 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $92,432.
Employees with Marketing Director in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 50.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (35.7% more) and Boston, Massachusetts (24.3% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 88 survey responses.
Early Career
11.4%
Mid Career
45.5%
Experienced
36.4%
Late Career
6.8%