The salary statistics of marketing and sales managers are shown in Table 1. The average hourly salary of marketing and sales managers in the United States is shown in Table 2. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of marketing and sales managers within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The marketing and sales 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 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage||$61,250|
|25th Percentile Wage||$86,810|
|50th Percentile Wage||$125,290|
|75th Percentile Wage||$174,570|
|90th Percentile Wage||No Data|
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for marketing and sales managers. The average annual salary for the 75th percentile (the top 25 percent of the highest paid) is $174,570. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $125,290. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $61,250. Take note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 75th percentile (the top 25 percent of the highest paid) is almost 185% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of marketing and sales managers from 2012 to 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||5-Year Growth|
The average salaries of marketing and sales 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 and sales managers occupations is the information sector with an annual salary $147,430. The lowest paying sector is the federal, state, and local government sector (annual salary $89,420).
|Industry Sector||Median Annual Salary|
|Finance and Insurance|| |
|Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services|| |
|Management of Companies and Enterprises|| |
|Wholesale Trade|| |
|Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting|| |
|Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services|| |
|Transportation and Warehousing|| |
|Real Estate and Rental and Leasing|| |
|Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)|| |
|Health Care and Social Assistance|| |
|Educational Services|| |
|Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation|| |
|Retail Trade|| |
|Accommodation and Food Services|| |
|Federal, State, and Local Government|| |