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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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1. Marketing Manager Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$68,490
25th Percentile Wage
$94,110
50th Percentile Wage
$132,230
75th Percentile Wage
$180,070
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 $180,070. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $132,230. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $68,490. We note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 75th percentile (the top 25 percent of the highest paid) is almost 162% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of marketing managers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$132,230
0.79% 9.64%
2016
$131,180
1.85% -
2015
$128,750
1.26% -
2014
$127,130
3.08% -
2013
$123,220
3.04% -
2012
$119,480
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Table 2. Marketing Manager Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of marketing managers in 20 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 $158,340. The lowest paying sector is the arts, entertainment, and recreation sector (annual salary $92,960).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Mining
$158,340
Information
$149,310
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$141,900
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting
$141,560
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$140,350
Utilities
$139,420
Finance and Insurance
$139,190
Manufacturing
$136,080
Wholesale Trade
$125,160
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$117,950
Transportation and Warehousing
$114,960
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$111,560
Construction
$110,390
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$109,910
Retail Trade
$108,860
Educational Services
$99,640
Accommodation and Food Services
$98,650
Federal, State, and Local Government
$97,750
Health Care and Social Assistance
$96,990
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$92,960

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 $56,190 to $177,950. The highest paying state for marketing managers is New York with a median annual salary of $177,950. The lowest paying state is Guam with a median annual salary of $56,190. 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
$177,950
New Jersey
$159,800
Virginia
$156,880
Delaware
$155,840
California
$153,080
Colorado
$152,650
District of Columbia
$151,300
Washington
$144,630
Rhode Island
$143,780
Texas
$143,110
Arkansas
$139,620
Pennsylvania
$138,960
Massachusetts
$136,090
Maryland
$135,490
Connecticut
$132,800
North Carolina
$132,300
Georgia
$131,370
New Hampshire
$128,650
Minnesota
$127,750
Missouri
$124,980
South Dakota
$123,610
Michigan
$122,480
Ohio
$118,630
Kansas
$115,930
Illinois
$111,820
Oregon
$111,550
Wisconsin
$111,210
Nevada
$110,540
Alabama
$110,350
Montana
$107,710
Florida
$105,910
Utah
$103,330
Vermont
$102,590
Arizona
$100,470
Tennessee
$99,650
North Dakota
$98,970
Hawaii
$98,660
South Carolina
$98,150
Indiana
$97,280
Iowa
$96,120
Kentucky
$94,180
Alaska
$91,820
Idaho
$91,030
Maine
$90,720
Oklahoma
$90,350
Mississippi
$89,200
Nebraska
$87,900
Wyoming
$85,080
West Virginia
$83,840
Louisiana
$82,170
New Mexico
$80,330
Puerto Rico
$72,590
Virgin Islands
$60,910
Guam
$56,190



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