Average Marketing Director with Marketing Management Skills Salary

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The average salary for a Marketing Director with Marketing Management skills is $87,916.
MEDIAN $87,916
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$45k - $167k

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Job Description for Marketing Director

The top respondents for the job title Marketing Director are from the companies Chick-Fil-A Inc, International Business Machines (IBM) Corp. and NBCUniversal Media LLC.. Reported salaries are highest at Medtronic, Inc. where the average pay is $188,857. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include International Business Machines (IBM) Corp. and The Walt Disney Company, earning around $142,709 and $129,914, respectively. Chick-Fil-A Inc pays the lowest at around $36,000. Power Plant Services and NBCUniversal Media LLC. also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $96,074 and $109,927, respectively.

Career Paths

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Marketing Director
Vice President (VP), Marketing
Marketing Manager
Chief Marketing Officer (CMO)
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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 Online Marketing, Advertising, Branding and Marketing Communications.

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 $45,242 based on 43 salaries. An early career Marketing Director with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $59,051 based on 1,021 salaries. A mid-career Marketing Director with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $81,990 based on 1,811 salaries. An experienced Marketing Director with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $101,281 based on 2,689 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $107,530.
Employees with Marketing Director in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 63.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (34.1% more) and New York, New York (32.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Denver, Colorado (5.5% less).

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