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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2018

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)
240,440 0.8 % $70.79 $147,240 0.4 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $33.58 $46.04 $64.56 $87.39 (5)
Annual Wage (2) $69,840 $95,770 $134,290 $181,780 (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 37,060 1.56 $74.88 $155,740
Computer Systems Design and Related Services 17,450 0.83 $75.88 $157,840
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services 16,330 1.13 $69.31 $144,160
Advertising, Public Relations, and Related Services 8,180 1.67 $75.33 $156,690
Credit Intermediation and Related Activities (5221 And 5223 only) 7,340 0.37 $71.30 $148,310

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Lessors of Nonfinancial Intangible Assets (except Copyrighted Works) 570 2.53 $70.62 $146,890
Advertising, Public Relations, and Related Services 8,180 1.67 $75.33 $156,690
Other Information Services 4,920 1.66 $81.18 $168,860
Sound Recording Industries 290 1.63 $66.16 $137,620
Management of Companies and Enterprises 37,060 1.56 $74.88 $155,740

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Scientific Research and Development Services 4,210 0.62 $91.57 $190,460
Cable and Other Subscription Programming 370 0.68 $88.83 $184,770
Motion Picture and Video Industries 860 0.21 $88.77 $184,650
Oil and Gas Extraction 230 0.16 $88.22 $183,500
Cut and Sew Apparel Manufacturing 150 0.17 $84.54 $175,850


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 37,410 2.20 1.32 $80.72 $167,910
Illinois 20,760 3.46 2.09 $62.55 $130,110
New York 17,590 1.87 1.13 $90.32 $187,860
Massachusetts 14,350 4.02 2.42 $68.94 $143,400
Texas 12,910 1.07 0.64 $70.50 $146,640




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 14,350 4.02 2.42 $68.94 $143,400
Connecticut 5,920 3.56 2.14 $74.43 $154,810
Illinois 20,760 3.46 2.09 $62.55 $130,110
Minnesota 8,390 2.93 1.76 $67.04 $139,440
New Jersey 11,380 2.81 1.69 $85.25 $177,330




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 17,590 1.87 1.13 $90.32 $187,860
New Jersey 11,380 2.81 1.69 $85.25 $177,330
Virginia 4,980 1.30 0.78 $82.63 $171,870
Colorado 3,840 1.46 0.88 $81.55 $169,630
California 37,410 2.20 1.32 $80.72 $167,910





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-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 24,300 2.56 1.54 $91.16 $189,620
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 18,270 3.94 2.37 $63.55 $132,170
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH 13,010 4.72 2.84 $70.16 $145,920
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 12,280 2.01 1.21 $73.15 $152,160
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA 11,020 4.56 2.74 $87.78 $182,580
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 7,400 3.79 2.28 $68.49 $142,450
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 6,800 2.54 1.53 $70.27 $146,150
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 6,650 2.12 1.28 $82.15 $170,870
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA 6,170 5.51 3.32 $94.77 $197,130
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 5,420 1.90 1.14 $76.73 $159,600