Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2014

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)
184,490 0.9 % $66.06 $137,400 0.5 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $31.72 $43.57 $61.12 $82.40 (5)
Annual Wage (2) $65,980 $90,630 $127,130 $171,390 (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 33,330 1.51 $68.80 $143,110
Computer Systems Design and Related Services 10,870 0.62 $73.38 $152,620
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services 10,460 0.86 $66.19 $137,670
Insurance Carriers 5,600 0.48 $65.55 $136,340
Advertising, Public Relations, and Related Services 4,590 0.97 $75.38 $156,790

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 3,410 1.64 $82.06 $170,690
Lessors of Nonfinancial Intangible Assets (except Copyrighted Works) 360 1.53 $59.90 $124,590
Management of Companies and Enterprises 33,330 1.51 $68.80 $143,110
Computer and Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing 2,220 1.41 $80.78 $168,020
Software Publishers 3,770 1.24 $74.61 $155,190

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Securities and Commodity Exchanges 50 0.82 $102.70 $213,620
Securities and Commodity Contracts Intermediation and Brokerage 1,820 0.41 $85.02 $176,850
Nonmetallic Mineral Mining and Quarrying (8) (8) $84.56 $175,880
Oil and Gas Extraction 380 0.20 $84.18 $175,090
Other Financial Investment Activities 2,300 0.54 $83.33 $173,330


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 32,520 2.15 1.58 $76.08 $158,240
New York 12,390 1.41 1.03 $85.14 $177,090
New Jersey 10,730 2.77 2.03 $76.60 $159,320
Illinois 10,670 1.85 1.36 $58.76 $122,230
Texas 9,560 0.85 0.62 $67.63 $140,680



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 5,380 3.27 2.39 $67.46 $140,320
Massachusetts 9,470 2.85 2.09 $66.31 $137,920
New Jersey 10,730 2.77 2.03 $76.60 $159,320
Minnesota 7,530 2.76 2.02 $61.65 $128,240
Oregon 3,970 2.36 1.73 $49.52 $103,000



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 12,390 1.41 1.03 $85.14 $177,090
New Jersey 10,730 2.77 2.03 $76.60 $159,320
California 32,520 2.15 1.58 $76.08 $158,240
Pennsylvania 5,430 0.96 0.70 $74.91 $155,810
District of Columbia 1,430 2.12 1.55 $73.48 $152,840




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 12,570 2.33 1.71 $86.43 $179,760
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division 7,330 1.95 1.43 $59.32 $123,380
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA NECTA Division 7,050 3.93 2.88 $67.44 $140,270
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA 7,030 7.22 5.29 $90.33 $187,890
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 6,820 1.68 1.23 $68.97 $143,460
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 6,490 3.56 2.61 $63.45 $131,980
San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, CA Metropolitan Division 5,370 4.94 3.62 $86.40 $179,720
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 4,460 1.87 1.37 $65.68 $136,610
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 3,980 1.67 1.22 $74.74 $155,450
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division 3,920 2.63 1.92 $68.07 $141,580



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)
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA 7,030 7.22 5.29 $90.33 $187,890
Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT 2,590 6.14 4.49 $76.18 $158,460
San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, CA Metropolitan Division 5,370 4.94 3.62 $86.40 $179,720
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA NECTA Division 7,050 3.93 2.88 $67.44 $140,270
Lowell-Billerica-Chelmsford, MA-NH NECTA Division 430 3.63 2.66 $68.16 $141,770
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 6,490 3.56 2.61 $63.45 $131,980
Portsmouth, NH-ME 200 3.49 2.55 $64.64 $134,450
Lake County-Kenosha County, IL-WI Metropolitan Division 1,370 3.48 2.55 $68.53 $142,540
Edison-New Brunswick, NJ Metropolitan Division 3,260 3.26 2.39 $80.94 $168,350
Corvallis, OR 110 3.25 2.38 $51.39 $106,900