Marketing managers

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Total Workforce

517k

Average Age

40

Average Salary

$96,437

Average Male Salary

$120,158

Average Female Salary

$81,281

About

Marketing managers are most often employed by the Computer Systems Design industry. The average yearly wage for Marketing managers was $96,437 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Marketing managers by wage are Medical scientists, & life scientists, all other, Natural sciences managers, and Astronomers & physicists.

The top 3 locations that employ the most Marketing managers are Murray Hill, Gramercy & Stuyvesant Town PUMA, NY, North Beach & Chinatown PUMA, CA, and Philadelphia City (Center City) PUMA, PA. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Marketing managers are North Beach & Chinatown PUMA, CA, Murray Hill, Gramercy & Stuyvesant Town PUMA, NY, and Disney-International Drive Region PUMA, FL.

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Marketing managers and on wages and locations for those in the field. Computer Systems Design is the industry that employs the most Marketing managers, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Marketing managers, by average wage, is Footwear manufacturing. Marketing managers are paid most in Palos Verdes Peninsula PUMA, CA but are relatively concentrated in North Beach & Chinatown PUMA, CA.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$96,437

AVERAGE SALARY

± $3,060

In 2018, Marketing managers earned an average of $96,437, $42,548 more than than the average national salary of $53,888.

Astronomers & physicists make somewhat more than Marketing managers while Medical scientists, & life scientists, all other make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Marketing managers as measured by average annual salary in the US.

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Wage Distribution

0.417

WAGE GINI

In 2018, Marketing managers had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.417, which is lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly for Marketing managers (shown in red) than for the overall labor force (shown in gray).

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Wage by Location

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Spatial Concentration

This map displays which Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States have a relatively high population of Marketing managers.

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Industries

Most Common

The most common industries employing Marketing managers, by number of employees, are Computer Systems Design, Management, scientific & technical consulting services, and Advertising, public relations & related services.

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Industries by Share

517k

2018 Workforce

± 17,627

This graphic shows the share of Marketing managers employed by various industries. Computer Systems Design employs the largest share of Marketing managers at  7.75%, followed by Management, scientific & technical consulting services with 7.1% and Advertising, public relations & related services with 4.4%.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Marketing managers in the US. The average age of male Marketing managers in the workforce is 41.9 and of female Marketing managers is 38.9, and the most common race/ethnicity for Marketing managers is White (Non-Hispanic).

Gender Composition

202k

MALE WORKFORCE

± 11,017

316k

FEMALE WORKFORCE

± 13,778

61% of Marketing managers are Female, making them the more common gender in the occupation. This chart shows the gender breakdown of Marketing managers.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Marketing managers

  1. White (Non-Hispanic)

  2. Asian (Non-Hispanic)

  3. White (Hispanic)

77% of Marketing managers are White (Non-Hispanic), making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 7.25% of Marketing managers, Asian (Non-Hispanic) is the second most common race or ethnicity in this occupation. This chart shows the racial and ethnic breakdown of Marketing managers.

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Age by Gender

41.9

AVERAGE MALE AGE

± 0.674

38.9

AVERAGE FEMALE AGE

± 0.512

The median age of Marketing managers is 40, and Male employees are generally 2.97 years older than than their Female counterparts.

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Education

Data on higher education choices for Marketing managers from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Marketing managers is Business but a relatively high number of Marketing managers hold a major in Communications.

Majors

ACS PUMS data only shows the major for bachelor's degrees. However, we can filter the data based on highest degree obtained.

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