Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2016

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)
205,900 1.0 % $69.30 $144,140 0.5 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $32.45 $44.81 $63.07 $85.91 (5)
Annual Wage (2) $67,490 $93,200 $131,180 $178,690 (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 35,680 1.55 $72.77 $151,350
Computer Systems Design and Related Services 13,250 0.67 $73.73 $153,360
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services 12,720 0.95 $67.73 $140,870
Advertising, Public Relations, and Related Services 5,690 1.18 $77.86 $161,960
Insurance Carriers 5,580 0.48 $72.40 $150,580

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 3,230 1.92 $86.08 $179,040
Management of Companies and Enterprises 35,680 1.55 $72.77 $151,350
Lessors of Nonfinancial Intangible Assets (except Copyrighted Works) 340 1.47 $63.28 $131,630
Sound Recording Industries 250 1.46 $59.45 $123,670
Other Information Services 3,660 1.43 $82.99 $172,630

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 1.35 $103.63 $215,540
Oil and Gas Extraction 250 0.14 $91.49 $190,310
Other Financial Investment Activities 2,290 0.50 $87.59 $182,180
Securities and Commodity Contracts Intermediation and Brokerage 1,400 0.31 $86.31 $179,520
Computer and Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing 3,230 1.92 $86.08 $179,040


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 33,390 2.09 1.43 $79.25 $164,850
New York 16,500 1.81 1.24 $90.69 $188,640
Illinois 14,030 2.38 1.62 $58.67 $122,030
Massachusetts 11,790 3.41 2.32 $68.29 $142,040
New Jersey 11,260 2.85 1.94 $80.70 $167,860




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 11,790 3.41 2.32 $68.29 $142,040
Connecticut 4,970 2.98 2.03 $72.51 $150,820
New Jersey 11,260 2.85 1.94 $80.70 $167,860
Minnesota 7,800 2.78 1.89 $66.04 $137,360
Oregon 4,830 2.70 1.84 $56.78 $118,100




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 16,500 1.81 1.24 $90.69 $188,640
Delaware 590 1.35 0.92 $83.58 $173,850
New Jersey 11,260 2.85 1.94 $80.70 $167,860
California 33,390 2.09 1.43 $79.25 $164,850
Virginia 3,840 1.02 0.70 $78.93 $164,160





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 18,070 2.74 1.87 $90.63 $188,510
Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights, IL Metropolitan Division 9,580 2.63 1.80 $59.72 $124,220
Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA NECTA Division 8,480 4.70 3.21 $69.76 $145,110
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 6,800 3.56 2.43 $67.96 $141,350
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 6,570 1.56 1.06 $72.40 $150,590
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA 6,440 6.16 4.20 $96.82 $201,380
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 6,270 2.45 1.67 $65.95 $137,180
San Francisco-Redwood City-South San Francisco, CA Metropolitan Division 5,690 5.33 3.64 $91.72 $190,780
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division 4,910 3.09 2.11 $71.19 $148,070
Newark, NJ-PA Metropolitan Division 4,490 3.88 2.64 $85.79 $178,450