Who had the highest salaries in marketing this year? Are female marketers paid the same as their male peers? Which marketers are the most stressed? Are marketers reaching the executive suite? What skills are marketers missing?
Take an in-depth look at the five main themes of this year's Salary and Career Survey below and use our Salary Calculator (left) to compare your own salary with other marketers to work out your earning potential.
The average salary for anybody working in marketing is £45,021, up from £42,554 in Marketing Week’s Salary and Career Survey 2013. Once again, 26 per cent of those surveyed received no pay rise last year – the same percentage as in 2013. One quarter of marketers expect no pay rise over the next 12 months. Click headline to read more.
The pay difference between men and women is getting wider. Male marketers are now on an average salary of £54,936 compared to women with £39,675. Click headline to read more.
The marketing department may be seen as one of the more fun teams to work in, yet while marketers get to be creative with ideas, they are still feeling stressed, with a high proportion – 61 per cent - saying they are either overwhelmed or under pressure. Click headline to read more.
Board level marketers
When it comes to senior level marketers there is good news at the top: 45 per cent of respondents say their companies have a marketing director in the boardroom. Click headline to read more.
The knowledge gap
Digital marketing is the subject most respondents want to understand better, with almost a third saying they want to know more about it (31.7 per cent), followed by how best to use social media (17.1 per cent) and mobile (11 per cent). Click headline to read more.
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