Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2015

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)
192,890 1.0 % $67.63 $140,660 0.6 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $31.78 $44.00 $61.90 $84.16 (5)
Annual Wage (2) $66,090 $91,520 $128,750 $175,060 (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 33,540 1.48 $71.00 $147,670
Computer Systems Design and Related Services 11,770 0.62 $73.88 $153,670
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services 10,750 0.86 $66.97 $139,300
Insurance Carriers 5,400 0.46 $69.38 $144,320
Advertising, Public Relations, and Related Services 5,360 1.12 $75.10 $156,210

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Other Information Services 4,070 1.75 $84.41 $175,570
Computer and Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing 2,630 1.66 $83.29 $173,240
Management of Companies and Enterprises 33,540 1.48 $71.00 $147,670
Lessors of Nonfinancial Intangible Assets (except Copyrighted Works) 350 1.48 $58.83 $122,370
Securities and Commodity Exchanges 60 1.18 $99.89 $207,770

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Securities and Commodity Exchanges 60 1.18 $99.89 $207,770
Oil and Gas Extraction 290 0.15 $91.24 $189,770
Other Financial Investment Activities 2,370 0.54 $86.70 $180,340
Other Information Services 4,070 1.75 $84.41 $175,570
Securities and Commodity Contracts Intermediation and Brokerage 1,690 0.38 $84.38 $175,510


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 32,800 2.12 1.51 $77.71 $161,640
New York 14,860 1.65 1.18 $89.88 $186,940
Illinois 11,740 2.01 1.43 $57.62 $119,860
New Jersey 10,840 2.78 1.98 $77.40 $161,000
Massachusetts 10,580 3.11 2.23 $66.91 $139,170



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)
Massachusetts 10,580 3.11 2.23 $66.91 $139,170
Connecticut 4,790 2.89 2.06 $69.81 $145,210
New Jersey 10,840 2.78 1.98 $77.40 $161,000
Minnesota 7,590 2.74 1.96 $64.69 $134,560
Oregon 4,270 2.46 1.76 $54.30 $112,940



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 14,860 1.65 1.18 $89.88 $186,940
California 32,800 2.12 1.51 $77.71 $161,640
New Jersey 10,840 2.78 1.98 $77.40 $161,000
Delaware 790 1.82 1.30 $75.73 $157,510
District of Columbia 1,210 1.79 1.28 $74.53 $155,020




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-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 16,790 2.59 1.85 $89.06 $185,230
Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA NECTA Division 7,610 4.32 3.09 $68.56 $142,610
Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights, IL Metropolitan Division 7,580 2.12 1.52 $58.77 $122,250
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA 7,240 7.16 5.12 $94.90 $197,390
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 6,600 3.51 2.51 $66.76 $138,850
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 6,300 1.53 1.10 $70.61 $146,860
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 5,210 2.10 1.50 $64.91 $135,020
San Francisco-Redwood City-South San Francisco, CA Metropolitan Division 4,950 4.85 3.47 $89.58 $186,320
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division 4,680 3.05 2.18 $69.13 $143,790
Newark, NJ-PA Metropolitan Division 4,280 3.71 2.65 $81.89 $170,320


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