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Average Mid-Career Marketing Director Salary

$82,720
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$9,725
Bonus
$10,000
Commission
$4,886
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The average salary for a Mid-Career Marketing Director is $82,720.
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$136k
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$50k - $136k
Bonus
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$988 - $20k
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$1k - $29k
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$49k - $147k
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What Do Marketing Directors Do?

The top respondents for the job title Marketing Director are from the companies Estee Lauder Companies Inc, University of Massachusetts (UMass) and Live Nation, Inc.. Reported salaries are highest at Estee Lauder Companies Inc where the average pay is $132,453. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include University of Massachusetts (UMass) and NBCUniversal Media LLC., earning around $108,750 and $104,762, respectively. PMMC pays the lowest at around $53,000. MassMutual Financial Group and Nando's also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $60,000 and $80,000, respectively.

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What Are Popular Skills for Marketing Directors?

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

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Marketing Directors?

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 $46,092 based on 123 salaries. An early career Marketing Director with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $58,848 based on 2,465 salaries. An experienced Marketing Director with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $102,716 based on 6,210 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $110,305.
Employees with Marketing Director in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 58.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (41.4% more) and Seattle, Washington (27.5% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 11,144 survey responses.
Entry Level
1.1%
Early Career
22.1%
Experienced
55.7%
Late Career
21.1%