Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2011

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)
168,410 0.8 % $60.67 $126,190 0.4 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $28.96 $40.05 $55.78 $74.54 (5)
Annual Wage (2) $60,230 $83,290 $116,010 $155,050 (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 24,870 1.31 $63.45 $131,980
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services 8,380 0.80 $65.99 $137,250
Computer Systems Design and Related Services 8,010 0.53 $70.78 $147,220
Software Publishers 5,470 2.06 $68.08 $141,600
Insurance Carriers 5,400 0.46 $59.20 $123,130

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Computer and Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing 3,400 2.14 $71.11 $147,910
Software Publishers 5,470 2.06 $68.08 $141,600
Management of Companies and Enterprises 24,870 1.31 $63.45 $131,980
Tobacco Manufacturing 190 1.26 $62.56 $130,130
Lessors of Nonfinancial Intangible Assets (except Copyrighted Works) 310 1.25 $59.86 $124,510

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Other Financial Investment Activities 2,010 0.59 $81.62 $169,770
Oil and Gas Extraction 380 0.23 $81.05 $168,590
Apparel, Piece Goods, and Notions Merchant Wholesalers 200 0.14 $78.52 $163,310
Securities and Commodity Contracts Intermediation and Brokerage 2,570 0.56 $75.74 $157,530
Pipeline Transportation of Natural Gas 80 0.30 $73.96 $153,840


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 30,500 2.17 1.65 $68.63 $142,750
Texas 10,790 1.05 0.80 $61.58 $128,090
New York 10,640 1.26 0.96 $78.60 $163,480
Illinois 9,170 1.65 1.25 $53.22 $110,700
New Jersey 8,000 2.12 1.62 $70.66 $146,970




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 4,940 3.07 2.34 $59.29 $123,320
Minnesota 6,030 2.32 1.77 $57.92 $120,470
District of Columbia 1,470 2.28 1.73 $65.98 $137,240
New Hampshire 1,370 2.25 1.71 $49.14 $102,210
Washington 6,010 2.21 1.68 $61.78 $128,500




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 10,640 1.26 0.96 $78.60 $163,480
New Jersey 8,000 2.12 1.62 $70.66 $146,970
Delaware 830 2.05 1.56 $70.49 $146,610
California 30,500 2.17 1.65 $68.63 $142,750
Virginia 4,180 1.18 0.90 $68.32 $142,100





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 10,130 2.00 1.52 $80.57 $167,590
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 7,640 2.00 1.52 $63.88 $132,860
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division 6,950 1.94 1.48 $54.83 $114,050
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA 5,930 6.77 5.16 $77.50 $161,200
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 5,390 3.15 2.40 $58.99 $122,690
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division 5,130 3.74 2.85 $63.21 $131,470
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA NECTA Division 4,560 2.72 2.07 $66.29 $137,870
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 4,430 1.99 1.52 $58.21 $121,070
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 4,180 1.81 1.38 $69.78 $145,140
San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, CA Metropolitan Division 4,060 4.23 3.22 $81.50 $169,520




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 5,930 6.77 5.16 $77.50 $161,200
Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT 2,290 5.59 4.26 $68.28 $142,020
Portsmouth, NH-ME 230 4.23 3.22 $43.69 $90,880
San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, CA Metropolitan Division 4,060 4.23 3.22 $81.50 $169,520
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division 5,130 3.74 2.85 $63.21 $131,470
Framingham, MA NECTA Division 510 3.31 2.52 $82.02 $170,610
Nashua, NH-MA NECTA Division 410 3.24 2.47 $56.71 $117,950
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 5,390 3.15 2.40 $58.99 $122,690
Lowell-Billerica-Chelmsford, MA-NH NECTA Division 360 3.12 2.38 $70.62 $146,880
Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT 1,580 2.88 2.19 $52.61 $109,430