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Marketing Manager Salary Information

The salary statistics of marketing managers are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of marketing managers within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The marketing managers annual salary statistics are from the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1. Marketing Manager Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$67,490
25th Percentile Wage
$93,200
50th Percentile Wage
$131,180
75th Percentile Wage
$178,690
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for marketing managers. The average annual salary for the 75th percentile (the top 25 percent of the highest paid) is $178,690. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $131,180. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $67,490. Note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 75th percentile (the top 25 percent of the highest paid) is almost 164% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of marketing managers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
2016131,1801.85%8.92%
2015128,7501.26%-
2014127,1303.08%-
2013123,2203.04%-
2012119,480--

Table 2. Marketing Manager Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of marketing managers in 19 major industry sectors are shown in Table 2. We note that the salaries vary considerably within different industry sectors. The highest paying industry sector for marketing managers occupations is the mining sector with an annual salary $157,270. The lowest paying sector is the arts, entertainment, and recreation sector (annual salary $86,880).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Mining
$157,270
Information
$150,000
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$139,220
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$138,080
Finance and Insurance
$137,510
Manufacturing
$137,430
Utilities
$134,370
Wholesale Trade
$126,720
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$116,060
Retail Trade
$114,950
Transportation and Warehousing
$110,350
Construction
$107,770
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$104,240
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$103,410
Federal, State, and Local Government
$98,370
Accommodation and Food Services
$97,920
Educational Services
$96,990
Health Care and Social Assistance
$92,950
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$86,880

Table 3. Median Annual Wage of Marketing Managers by States

From the above tables we note that not only marketing managers salaries vary considerably based on one's education and experience, and the industry sectors, they also change considerably from state to state. In the following table we compare the median salary of marketing managers in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $49,760 to $173,990. The highest paying state for marketing managers is New York with a median annual salary of $173,990. The lowest paying state is Guam with a median annual salary of $49,760. For more salary information of marketing managers profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.

State Name Median Annual Salary
New York
$173,990
Delaware
$162,540
California
$155,690
New Jersey
$153,890
Virginia
$153,340
District of Columbia
$150,760
Colorado
$145,800
Pennsylvania
$144,390
Texas
$144,270
Rhode Island
$138,160
Washington
$134,930
Connecticut
$131,980
Massachusetts
$131,800
North Carolina
$129,670
Maryland
$129,560
Missouri
$126,370
New Hampshire
$126,110
Georgia
$125,960
Minnesota
$124,920
South Dakota
$124,300
Ohio
$122,240
Alabama
$120,270
Arkansas
$119,190
Michigan
$115,920
Montana
$114,390
Kansas
$112,930
Illinois
$111,900
Florida
$110,060
Oregon
$109,470
Vermont
$108,020
Wisconsin
$107,850
Utah
$105,550
Wyoming
$99,730
Nevada
$99,160
Indiana
$98,770
Arizona
$98,660
North Dakota
$97,650
Iowa
$96,630
South Carolina
$96,400
Kentucky
$95,840
Idaho
$95,530
Alaska
$93,810
Nebraska
$92,060
Hawaii
$89,760
Oklahoma
$87,980
Maine
$86,450
Tennessee
$82,400
Mississippi
$80,710
West Virginia
$79,600
Louisiana
$79,040
New Mexico
$76,860
Puerto Rico
$70,570
Guam
$49,760


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