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Marketing Managers

Other names for this job might include Account Supervisor, Brand Manager, Bridal Consultant, Business Developer, Business Development Director, Business Development Manager, Business Development Specialist, Channel Manager, Commercial Director, Commercial Lines Manager

  • $144140
  • 70%
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How Much Do Marketing Managers Make In 2018

In this salary guide, you will find out how much do Marketing Managers make.

After reading this, you will be able to make a decision if working as a Marketing Manager will suit your financial goals (e.g: buying a home, BMW or just your target salary goal).

Average salary

Annual salary
$144140 per year

Hourly wage
$69.30 per hour

One of the most popular questions we get from our readers here at OwlGuru is how much do Marketing Managers make per year and what is their hourly wage.

According to BLS, the average annual salary of Marketing Managers is $144140. Their salary can also be as low as $67490 if you’re still a newbie with no experience to over $# if you have a ton of experience under your belt.

The typical hourly pay is $69.30 and can range from $32.45 to $# which also depends if you’re a newbie or a professional.

Just like any other job, the salary of A Marketing Manager will vary based on your education and experience level.

# = Over $100 per hour or $200,000 per year.
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After comparing how much do Marketing Managers make with other careers, they have a salary rank of A.

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Salary range

Highest (Top 10%)Over $100Over $200,000
Senior (Top 25%)$85.91$178690
Middle (Mid 50%)$63.07$131180
Junior (Bottom 25%)$44.81$93200
No experience (Bottom 10%)$32.45$67490

Entry-level Marketing Managers who starts out at $93200 can expect to make $131180 after 3-5 years of experience in the field.

The bottom 10% makes less than $32.45 per hour while the top 10% makes over $# per hour.

While the median wage is $131180 per annum or $63.07 per hour.

Depending on who you work for, you might also get overtime pay.

# = Over $100 per hour or $200,000 per year.

Highest paying industries

Industry nameHourly wageAnnual salary
Securities and Commodity Exchanges102.7213620
Securities and Commodity Contracts Intermediation and Brokerage85.02176850
Nonmetallic Mineral Mining and Quarrying84.56175880
Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investments and Related Activities84.32175380
Oil and Gas Extraction84.18175090
Other Financial Investment Activities83.33173330
Other Information Services82.06170690
Mining (except Oil and Gas)81.38169270
Computer and Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing80.78168020
Motion Picture and Video Industries79.98166370
Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences79.23164800
Scientific Research and Development Services78.58163440
Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing77.79161800
Electronic and Precision Equipment Repair and Maintenance75.66157370
Advertising, Public Relations, and Related Services75.38156790
Other Miscellaneous Store Retailers75.24156500
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing75.17156350
Tobacco Manufacturing74.75155480
Clothing Stores74.68155330
Pharmaceutical and Medicine Manufacturing74.63155230
Software Publishers74.61155190
Wireless Telecommunications Carriers (except Satellite)74.24154410
Cable and Other Subscription Programming74.05154020
Apparel, Piece Goods, and Notions Merchant Wholesalers73.95153830
Nonferrous Metal (except Aluminum) Production and Processing73.83153570
Pipeline Transportation73.6153090
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing73.56153010
Motion Picture and Sound Recording Industries73.51152900
Computer Systems Design and Related Services73.38152620
Wired Telecommunications Carriers72.36150520
Support Activities for Mining71.92149600
Drugs and Druggists' Sundries Merchant Wholesalers71.79149330
Other Nondepository Credit Intermediation71.45148620
Publishing Industries (except Internet)71.28148260
Activities Related to Credit Intermediation71.17148030
Specialized Design Services71.16148010
Communications Equipment Manufacturing70.72147110
Clothing and Clothing Accessories Stores70.63146920
Nondepository Credit Intermediation70.61146870
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services70.37146370
Broadcasting (except Internet)70.36146340
Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing70.32146260
Other Food Manufacturing70.26146140
Television Broadcasting69.79145170
Grain and Oilseed Milling69.74145060
Finance and Insurance69.44144430
Chemical Manufacturing69.42144390
Leather and Allied Product Manufacturing69.4144350
Federal Executive Branch69.22143980
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing69.03143580
Industrial Machinery Manufacturing68.84143180
Management of Companies and Enterprises68.8143110
Land Subdivision68.79143080
Motor Vehicle Manufacturing68.77143040
Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services68.77143040
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing68.72142930
Medical Equipment and Supplies Manufacturing68.5142480
Plumbing, Heating, and Air-Conditioning Contractors68.46142400
Funds, Trusts, and Other Financial Vehicles68.36142200
Radio and Television Broadcasting68.34142150
Natural Gas Distribution67.89141210
Footwear Manufacturing67.69140790
Plastics Product Manufacturing67.66140740
Plastics and Rubber Products Manufacturing67.64140700
Rubber Product Manufacturing67.48140370
Building Material and Supplies Dealers67.05139470
Repair and Maintenance66.93139210
Insurance Agencies and Brokerages66.9139150
Support Activities for Air Transportation66.84139040
Professional and Commercial Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers66.76138850
Couriers and Express Delivery Services66.71138760
Legal Services66.7138730
Waste Treatment and Disposal66.67138670
Household Appliances and Electrical and Electronic Goods Merchant Wholesalers66.66138660
Other Transportation Equipment Manufacturing66.57138460
All industries, private ownership only66.31137930
Insurance and Employee Benefit Funds66.31137910
Building Equipment Contractors66.27137840
Electrical Contractors and Other Wiring Installation Contractors66.26137810
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services66.19137670
Research and Development in the Social Sciences and Humanities66.12137530
All industries66.06137400
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods65.89137040
Radio Broadcasting65.77136810
Agents and Managers for Artists, Athletes, Entertainers, and Other Public Figures65.75136750
Miscellaneous Manufacturing65.73136720
Testing Laboratories65.66136570
Accounting, Tax Preparation, Bookkeeping, and Payroll Services65.64136530
Newspaper, Periodical, Book, and Directory Publishers65.58136400
Insurance Carriers65.55136340
Insurance Carriers and Related Activities65.54136330
Agencies, Brokerages, and Other Insurance Related Activities65.52136290
Remediation and Other Waste Management Services65.45136130
Chemical and Allied Products Merchant Wholesalers65.33135890
Agriculture, Construction, and Mining Machinery Manufacturing65.23135670
Jewelry and Silverware Manufacturing65.22135650
Engineering Services65.1135410
Animal Food Manufacturing65.06135320
Building Material and Garden Equipment and Supplies Dealers64.9135000
Basic Chemical Manufacturing64.88134960
Fabric Mills64.87134940
Waste Management and Remediation Services64.85134890
Audio and Video Equipment Manufacturing64.83134850
Pipeline Transportation of Natural Gas64.77134710
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services64.71134590
Credit Intermediation and Related Activities64.68134530
Other Electrical Equipment and Component Manufacturing64.66134500
Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services64.59134350
Direct Insurance (except Life, Health, and Medical) Carriers64.5134160
Couriers and Messengers64.36133860
Miscellaneous Nondurable Goods Merchant Wholesalers64.34133830
Soap, Cleaning Compound, and Toilet Preparation Manufacturing64.29133720
Power and Communication Line and Related Structures Construction64.15133420
Wholesale Trade64.08133280
Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction64.05133230
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods63.98133090
Grocery and Related Product Merchant Wholesalers63.99133090
Electronics and Appliance Stores63.89132890
Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories63.69132480
Jewelry, Luggage, and Leather Goods Stores63.65132390
Apparel Manufacturing63.64132360
Home Furnishings Stores63.37131810
Miscellaneous Durable Goods Merchant Wholesalers63.35131770
Food Manufacturing63.25131570
Paper and Paper Product Merchant Wholesalers62.97130980
Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment Rental and Leasing62.94130910
Metalworking Machinery Manufacturing62.86130750
Metal and Mineral (except Petroleum) Merchant Wholesalers62.84130710
Cutlery and Handtool Manufacturing62.73130470
Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment (except Automotive and Electronic) Repair and Maintenance62.71130430
Utility System Construction62.69130390
Other Insurance Related Activities62.68130380
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals, State government owned62.6130210
Water Transportation62.41129810
Fruit and Vegetable Preserving and Specialty Food Manufacturing62.35129680
Resin, Synthetic Rubber, and Artificial Synthetic Fibers and Filaments Manufacturing62.29129560
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers62.28129530
Hospitals, State government owned62.11129180
Furniture and Home Furnishing Merchant Wholesalers62.03129020
Miscellaneous Store Retailers62.02129010
Motor Vehicle and Motor Vehicle Parts and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers61.97128900
Glass and Glass Product Manufacturing61.93128810
Direct Selling Establishments61.92128780
Sugar and Confectionery Product Manufacturing61.84128630
Travel Agencies61.77128490
Nonstore Retailers61.68128300
Electronic Shopping and Mail-Order Houses61.61128150
Cut and Sew Apparel Manufacturing61.57128070
Dairy Product Manufacturing61.5127920
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution61.48127870
Deep Sea, Coastal, and Great Lakes Water Transportation61.47127870
Other Support Services61.35127610
Textile Mills61.32127550
Retail Trade61.16127210
Paint, Coating, and Adhesive Manufacturing61.13127150
Religious Organizations60.97126810
Pulp, Paper, and Paperboard Mills60.78126420
Electrical Equipment, Appliance, and Component Manufacturing60.78126420
Depository Credit Intermediation60.7126250
Machinery Manufacturing60.44125720
Beer, Wine, and Distilled Alcoholic Beverage Merchant Wholesalers60.37125570
Freight Transportation Arrangement60.16125140
Newspaper Publishers59.9124600
Lessors of Nonfinancial Intangible Assets (except Copyrighted Works)59.9124590
Electric Lighting Equipment Manufacturing59.83124440
Hardware Manufacturing59.79124370
Scheduled Air Transportation59.69124160
Bakeries and Tortilla Manufacturing59.67124110
Pesticide, Fertilizer, and Other Agricultural Chemical Manufacturing59.62124020
Textile Furnishings Mills59.62124010
Motor Vehicle Parts Manufacturing59.54123830
Office Administrative Services59.48123720
Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing59.29123320
Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing59.14123010
Air Transportation59.14123010
Electrical Equipment Manufacturing59.05122820
Sound Recording Industries59.01122740
Support Activities for Transportation58.9122500
Business, Professional, Labor, Political, and Similar Organizations58.83122380
Motor Vehicle Body and Trailer Manufacturing58.83122370
Primary Metal Manufacturing58.76122220
Health and Personal Care Stores58.74122170
Rail Transportation58.55121780
Boiler, Tank, and Shipping Container Manufacturing58.28121230
Beverage and Tobacco Product Manufacturing58.11120870
Security Systems Services58.03120690
Federal government, including the US Postal Service57.95120540
Household Appliance Manufacturing57.79120210
Machinery, Equipment, and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers57.73120080
Investigation and Security Services57.68119980
Office Furniture (including Fixtures) Manufacturing57.63119860
Farm Product Raw Material Merchant Wholesalers57.59119790
Printing and Related Support Activities57.51119620
Furniture and Home Furnishings Stores57.4119380
Investigation, Guard, and Armored Car Services57.38119360
Spectator Sports57.38119360
Sector 56- Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services57.3119190
Other General Purpose Machinery Manufacturing57.28119140
Specialty Trade Contractors57.23119050
Other Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing57.16118900
Business Support Services57.15118860
Administrative and Support Services57.14118850
Food and Beverage Stores57.09118740
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing57.02118600
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals, Privately owned56.95118460
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)56.85118260
Travel Arrangement and Reservation Services56.71117950
Textile and Fabric Finishing and Fabric Coating Mills56.63117800
Casino Hotels56.54117590
Hospitals, Privately owned56.5117530
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)56.45117420
Employment Services56.36117230
Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Organizations56.24116990
Outpatient Care Centers56.18116840
Machine Shops; Turned Product; and Screw, Nut, and Bolt Manufacturing56.1116680
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)56.1116680
Engine, Turbine, and Power Transmission Equipment Manufacturing56.06116590
Transportation and Warehousing55.87116200
Ventilation, Heating, Air-Conditioning, and Commercial Refrigeration Equipment Manufacturing55.71115880
Nonresidential Building Construction55.52115480
Rental and Leasing Services55.44115320
Grantmaking and Giving Services55.43115290
Specialized Freight Trucking55.39115200
Commercial and Service Industry Machinery Manufacturing55.37115170
Lumber and Other Construction Materials Merchant Wholesalers55.37115160
Lessors of Real Estate55.15114710
Other Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing54.9114190
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing54.89114160
Activities Related to Real Estate54.85114090
Architectural and Structural Metals Manufacturing54.71113810
Grocery Stores54.62113620
Educational Support Services (including private, state, and local government schools)54.58113530
Educational Support Services, Privately owned54.58113530
Other Chemical Product and Preparation Manufacturing54.5113350
Accommodation and Food Services54.5113350
Personal and Laundry Services54.43113220
Furniture and Related Product Manufacturing54.29112920
Promoters of Performing Arts, Sports, and Similar Events54.19112720
Offices of Physicians54.19112710
Hardware, and Plumbing and Heating Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers54.14112600
Traveler Accommodation54.12112570
Construction of Buildings53.97112250
Social Advocacy Organizations53.96112240
Postal Service (federal government)53.94112200
Real Estate53.73111750
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)53.45111180
Specialty hospitals, Privately owned53.45111180
Textile Product Mills53.42111110
Beverage Manufacturing53.29110840
Ambulatory Health Care Services53.18110610
Household and Institutional Furniture Manufacturing52.78109780
Business schools and computer and management training - Privately owned52.77109760
Business Schools and Computer and Management Training (including private, state, and local government schools)52.72109660
Telephone Call Centers52.55109310
Other Personal Services52.44109070
Restaurants and Other Eating Places52.41109000
Petroleum and Petroleum Products Merchant Wholesalers52.34108870
Forging and Stamping52.04108250
Performing Arts, Spectator Sports, and Related Industries51.96108090
Technical and trade schools, Privately owned51.92107990
Automotive Equipment Rental and Leasing51.89107930
Pharmacies and Drug Stores51.85107860
Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers51.74107610
Automobile Dealers51.7107540
Machine Shops51.64107410
Residential Building Construction51.43106970
Offices of Real Estate Agents and Brokers51.4106920
Wood Product Manufacturing51.12106320
Technical and Trade Schools (including private, state, and local government schools)50.99106060
Food Services and Drinking Places50.99106060
Consumer Goods Rental50.82105710
Junior colleges, Local government owned50.82105700
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)50.73105520
Household and Institutional Furniture and Kitchen Cabinet Manufacturing50.68105410
Educational Services, Privately owned50.6105250
Colleges, universities, and professional schools, State government owned50.6105240
Educational Services (including private, state, and local government schools)50.37104770
Truck Transportation50.31104640
Educational Services, Local government owned50.22104460
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals, Privately owned50.22104460
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools (including private, state, and local government schools)50.07104150
Independent Artists, Writers, and Performers49.96103920
Amusement Parks and Arcades49.91103820
Elementary and Secondary Schools, Privately owned49.87103740
Educational Services, State government owned49.68103340
Colleges, universities, and professional schools, Privately owned49.68103330
Community Food and Housing, and Emergency and Other Relief Services49.52103010
Animal Slaughtering and Processing49.49102940
Services for the Elderly and Persons with Disabilities49.28102510
Elementary and Secondary Schools (including private, state, and local government schools)49.24102430
Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospitals, and the US Postal Service49.22102370
Hospitals, Local government owned49.15102230
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals, Local government owned49.15102230
Other Specialty Trade Contractors49.03101980
Local government, including schools and hospitals48.96101850
Other Ambulatory Health Care Services48.74101390
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals48.58101060
Other Wood Product Manufacturing48.51100910
State government, including schools and hospitals48.45100780
All Other Ambulatory Health Care Services48.44100760
Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)47.9999830
Wood Kitchen Cabinet and Countertop Manufacturing47.9199650
Elementary and Secondary Schools, Local government owned47.7699340
Federal, State, and Local Government47.7399280
Federal, State, and Local Government, excluding state and local schools and hospitals, and the US Postal Service47.7399280
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation47.4598700
Other General Merchandise Stores47.298180
Warehousing and Storage47.1398030
General Merchandise Stores46.7997330
Home Health Care Services46.7797280
Other Textile Product Mills46.7697250
Vocational Rehabilitation Services46.5896890
Health Care and Social Assistance (including private, state, and local government hospitals)46.3596410
General Freight Trucking45.9595570
Other Motor Vehicle Dealers45.5594740
Social Assistance45.4594540
Farm and Garden Machinery and Equipment Merchant Wholesalers45.3794360
Other Schools and Instruction (including private, state, and local government schools)45.2394080
Other schools and instruction, Privately owned45.2394080
Civic and Social Organizations45.1493890
Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions45.0793750
Gambling Industries44.5792700
Scenic and Sightseeing Transportation44.392140
Amusement, Gambling, and Recreation Industries43.9791460
Other Residential Care Facilities43.9291360
Veterinary Services43.991310
Individual and Family Services43.6490780
Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability Facilities42.7788960
Offices of Other Health Practitioners42.5888570
Performing Arts Companies42.5488490
Facilities Support Services42.387990
Foundation, Structure, and Building Exterior Contractors41.5586430
Services to Buildings and Dwellings41.4686240
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals41.4686230
Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability, Mental Health, and Substance Abuse Facilities41.486110
Landscaping Services41.2385750
Residential Mental Health and Substance Abuse Facilities40.8184890
Junior colleges, State government owned39.9983170
Other Amusement and Recreation Industries39.9783140
Offices of Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapists, and Audiologists39.7282620
Theater Companies and Dinner Theaters39.0981310
Fitness and Recreational Sports Centers38.4579970
Nursing Care Facilities (Skilled Nursing Facilities)37.9778980
Nursing and Residential Care Facilities37.8178650
Continuing Care Retirement Communities and Assisted Living Facilities for the Elderly36.3575610

Not all industries pay the same for Marketing Managers.

One of the easiest way to increase your salary is to change industries and find a higher paying one.

Highest paying states


Another simple way to boost your pay as A Marketing Manager is to move to a higher paying state. However moving to a higher paying state like NY doesn’t mean you will make more overall. This is because the expenses at NY may be 2x higher than where you are currently living at right now.

According to the BLS, the highest paid / most successful Marketing Managers are in the states of NY, CA, NJ, DE and DC. The average salary in NY is $186940.

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