FMCG emerges as the highest paying sector for marketers, according to Marketing Week’s 2020 Career and Salary Survey. The analysis of pay across 24 different sectors found that FMCG is on average the best paid sector, with a mean salary of £63,916. It is followed by gaming and gambling, and health and pharmaceuticals.
At the bottom of the ranking, meanwhile, is education, with an average marketing salary of £44,424. This is followed by the construction and property sector, and the charity/not-for-profit sector.
The analysis highlights the big disparities in average pay between sectors like FMCG and education, as well as the gender bias that exists the higher you climb up the marketing career ladder.
Take a look at their findings below:
Average salary by sector
Top three best paid sectors
Average salary by seniority
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