Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2013

11-2021 Marketing Managers

Plan, direct, or coordinate marketing policies and programs, such as determining the demand for products and services offered by a firm and its competitors, and identify potential customers. Develop pricing strategies with the goal of maximizing the firm's profits or share of the market while ensuring the firm's customers are satisfied. Oversee product development or monitor trends that indicate the need for new products and services.


National estimates for this occupation
Industry profile for this occupation
Geographic profile for this occupation

National estimates for this occupation: Top

Employment estimate and mean wage estimates for this occupation:

Employment (1) Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Wage RSE (3)
174,010 0.8 % $64.28 $133,700 0.4 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $30.98 $42.37 $59.24 $79.93 (5)
Annual Wage (2) $64,440 $88,130 $123,220 $166,250 (5)


Industry profile for this occupation: Top

Industries with the highest published employment and wages for this occupation are provided. For a list of all industries with employment in this occupation, see the Create Customized Tables function.

Industries with the highest levels of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Management of Companies and Enterprises 29,950 1.41 $66.22 $137,740
Computer Systems Design and Related Services 9,640 0.57 $73.16 $152,160
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services 9,370 0.81 $66.16 $137,610
Insurance Carriers 5,680 0.48 $63.24 $131,530
Advertising, Public Relations, and Related Services 4,360 0.98 $73.18 $152,210

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Tobacco Manufacturing 220 1.65 $69.32 $144,200
Other Information Services 2,860 1.52 $78.62 $163,540
Software Publishers 4,130 1.43 $73.57 $153,030
Management of Companies and Enterprises 29,950 1.41 $66.22 $137,740
Lessors of Nonfinancial Intangible Assets (except Copyrighted Works) 330 1.41 $61.26 $127,410

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Oil and Gas Extraction 530 0.27 $85.03 $176,860
Other Financial Investment Activities 2,280 0.57 $82.82 $172,270
Nonmetallic Mineral Mining and Quarrying 30 0.04 $82.53 $171,670
Securities and Commodity Contracts Intermediation and Brokerage 1,590 0.36 $82.10 $170,760
Scientific Research and Development Services 2,950 0.47 $79.41 $165,170


Geographic profile for this occupation: Top

States and areas with the highest published employment, location quotients, and wages for this occupation are provided. For a list of all areas with employment in this occupation, see the Create Customized Tables function.





States with the highest employment level in this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
California 29,960 2.04 1.55 $73.64 $153,180
New York 11,430 1.32 1.01 $83.08 $172,800
Texas 9,860 0.90 0.69 $64.62 $134,410
Illinois 9,840 1.72 1.31 $54.76 $113,900
New Jersey 9,270 2.43 1.85 $75.32 $156,670




States with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Connecticut 5,540 3.39 2.58 $64.95 $135,100
Minnesota 7,390 2.75 2.09 $60.18 $125,160
Massachusetts 8,150 2.50 1.91 $65.96 $137,190
New Jersey 9,270 2.43 1.85 $75.32 $156,670
Delaware 1,000 2.42 1.84 $69.13 $143,790




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
New York 11,430 1.32 1.01 $83.08 $172,800
New Jersey 9,270 2.43 1.85 $75.32 $156,670
Pennsylvania 5,330 0.95 0.72 $74.07 $154,060
California 29,960 2.04 1.55 $73.64 $153,180
District of Columbia 1,540 2.31 1.76 $71.32 $148,340





Metropolitan areas with the highest employment level in this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 11,630 2.22 1.69 $85.29 $177,400
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 7,360 1.85 1.41 $65.55 $136,350
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division 7,100 1.92 1.46 $55.55 $115,530
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 6,460 3.61 2.75 $61.66 $128,260
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA NECTA Division 5,780 3.31 2.52 $67.72 $140,860
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA 5,320 5.72 4.36 $88.36 $183,790
San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, CA Metropolitan Division 4,700 4.50 3.43 $83.57 $173,830
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 4,330 1.83 1.40 $73.15 $152,150
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 4,300 1.86 1.42 $64.06 $133,240
Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division 3,570 2.46 1.87 $70.23 $146,070




Metropolitan areas with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT 2,760 6.57 5.01 $72.64 $151,090
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA 5,320 5.72 4.36 $88.36 $183,790
San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, CA Metropolitan Division 4,700 4.50 3.43 $83.57 $173,830
Lowell-Billerica-Chelmsford, MA-NH NECTA Division 450 3.86 2.94 $67.35 $140,090
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 6,460 3.61 2.75 $61.66 $128,260
Portsmouth, NH-ME 190 3.35 2.55 $55.36 $115,150
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA NECTA Division 5,780 3.31 2.52 $67.72 $140,860
Wilmington, DE-MD-NJ Metropolitan Division 1,000 3.08 2.35 $68.89 $143,290
Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT 1,620 2.90 2.21 $58.21 $121,070
Niles-Benton Harbor, MI 160 2.90 2.21 $50.25 $104,510