From broadcast television and streaming services to the web, social media and billboards, marketing is involved in nearly every facet of our lives.
If working in this field interests you, a career as a marketing manager offers an opportunity to work in a variety of specialty areas, such as social media or brands. These professionals work in organizations to help promote and advertise products and services to consumers. This may be a fulfilling and interesting profession for those interested in more creative roles and who prefer to work at an agency or for a corporation.
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), advertising, promotions and marketing manager occupations are projected to grow 10% between 2021 and 2031, which is faster than the average for all occupations.
Working as a marketing manager can also pay well, according to BLS, which reports that advertising and promotional managers earned an annual salary range of $61,250 to $208,000 in May 2021. Additionally, marketing managers earned a salary range of $77,680 to $208,000 during the same period.
The salary ranges are not specific to students or graduates of University of Phoenix. Actual outcomes vary based on multiple factors, including prior work experience, geographic location and other factors specific to the individual. University of Phoenix does not guarantee employment, salary level or career advancement. BLS data is geographically based. Information for a specific state/city can be researched on the BLS website.