Average Marketing Director with Strategic Marketing Skills Salary

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The average salary for a Marketing Director with Strategic Marketing skills is $96,278.
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$54k - $154k
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$1k - $29k
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$53k - $175k

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Job Description for Marketing Director

The top respondents for the job title Marketing Director are from the companies North Oaks Health System, Microsoft Corp and NBCUniversal Media LLC.. Reported salaries are highest at Microsoft Corp where the average pay is $170,779. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include International Business Machines (IBM) Corp. and AT&T Inc., earning around $143,939 and $141,935, respectively. YMCA pays the lowest at around $54,095. Sun Valley Company and North Oaks Health System also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $79,072 and $81,058, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Marketing Director

Skills that pay less than market rate include Online Marketing, Advertising, Branding, Marketing Communications and Marketing Management.

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 $51,010 based on 27 salaries. An early career Marketing Director with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $63,550 based on 742 salaries. A mid-career Marketing Director with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $87,760 based on 1,763 salaries. An experienced Marketing Director with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $107,705 based on 2,942 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $117,410.
Employees with Marketing Director in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 51.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (26.7% more) and New York, New York (22.3% more).

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