Average Marketing Director with Marketing Communications Skills Salary

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The average salary for a Marketing Director with Marketing Communications skills is $82,981.
MEDIAN $82,981
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$47k - $141k
$1k - $29k
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$1k - $24k
$520 - $25k
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$44k - $154k

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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 YMCA, North Oaks Health System and Sun Valley Company. Reported salaries are highest at Microsoft Corp where the average pay is $180,552. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include The Walt Disney Company and Nike, Inc., earning around $130,345 and $112,965, respectively. YMCA pays the lowest at around $45,000. North Oaks Health System and Nando's also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $78,717 and $80,000, 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, Marketing Management and Branding are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Online Marketing and 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 $42,770 based on 33 salaries. An early career Marketing Director with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $55,595 based on 758 salaries. A mid-career Marketing Director with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $77,381 based on 1,406 salaries. An experienced Marketing Director with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $95,692 based on 1,936 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $101,549.
Employees with Marketing Director in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 35.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (33.4% more) and Chicago, Illinois (24.6% more).

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