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.

Best paid

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Salary Survey 2014: Marketing salaries by sector, region and job title

Wed, 15 Jan 2014 | By Tim Adler

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.


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Salary Survey 2014: The gender gap in marketing salaries

Wed, 15 Jan 2014 | By Tim Adler

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.


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Salary Survey 2014: The most stressed marketers

Wed, 15 Jan 2014 | By Tim Adler

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

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Salary Survey 2014: Board level marketers

Wed, 15 Jan 2014 | By Tim Adler

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

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Salary Survey 2014: The knowledge gap

Wed, 15 Jan 2014 | By Tim Adler

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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Marketing salaries on the up but gender gap widens

Wed, 15 Jan 2014 | By Sebastian Joseph

The annual Marketing Week Ball & Hoolohan Salary Survey reveals a sharp rise in average salaries for some 

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Knowing what you’re worth, getting what you’re worth starts right here

Wed, 15 Jan 2014 | By Ruth Mortimer

What is a marketing director worth? In 2014, the answer is £86,165, a whopping 14.4 per cent rise from last year…


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