NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - Oct 17, 2016) - Chief Technology Officers topped the list of the highest-paid digital marketing professionals in 2016 with a salary range of $140,000-241,000, according to a new report from Mondo (www.mondo.com), a leading digital marketing and IT resourcing provider. Other high-paying positions include the Chief Marketing Officer ($140,000-238,000) and Vice President of eCommerce ($138,000-226,000).
"The demand for digital marketing professionals continues to be incredibly strong, especially for marketing automation professionals and UI/UX designers," said Gianna Scorsone, Vice President of Marketing and Sales Operations for Mondo. "In addition, we have seen new tech-driven marketing positions arise, such as the Chief Technology Officer and Demand Generation Analyst."
Surprisingly, the professionals that saw the biggest spike in salaries from 2015 to 2016 are Proof Readers with salaries up 10%, now earning $41,000-65,000. Other positions with the most significant salary increase (9%) from 2015 to 2016 include: Digital Content Strategists ($76,000-121,000), Director of Social Media ($46,000-117,000), Director of eCommerce ($134,000-184,000) an VP of eCommerce ($133,000-226,000).
For digital marketing specialization areas, the positions with the highest salaries in 2016 are:
Digital and Interactive
- Director, Digital Marketing ($136,000-189,000)
- Director, eCommerce ($134,000-184,000)
- Director, UI/UX ($88,000-159,000)
Content Creation & Social Media
- Director, SEO/SEM ($103,000-158,000)
- Manager, SEO/SEM ($85,000-126,000)
- Digital Content Strategist ($76,000-121,000)
- Email Marketer ($84,000-152,000)
- Big Data Analyst ($88,000-134,000)
- Manager, Digital Marcom ($94,000-123,000)
Creative Services & Production
- Director, Creative ($101,000-178,000)
- Director, Art ($73,000-124,000)
- Interactive Designer ($73,000-126,000)
Scorsone added, "Another trend we see in digital marketing is the growth of the 'elastic workforce' with 'elastic' or contract workers now making up 34% of the U.S. workforce."
This salary data is based on recent survey data and Mondo's thousands of digital marketing placements in San Francisco, Los Angeles, Washington D.C., Philadelphia, Denver, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, and Atlanta.
Mondo is a professional services organization that supports tech and digital marketing hiring needs. It provides resources on a contract, contract-to-hire, and permanent basis. Its in-house digital marketing agency, MondoLabs, specializes in delivering tech-forward solutions in the form of one-time projects and ongoing support. Every day it helps clients drive their businesses forward by providing access to critical technology and digital marketing resources at a moment's notice. For 15 years, Mondo has been delivering staffing solutions that bridge the talent gap and accelerate technology and digital marketing innovation for global brands including Deutsche Bank, Facebook, NBC Universal, ZipCar, eBay, Random House, and many more. Headquartered in New York City, Mondo has offices in San Francisco, Los Angeles, Washington D.C., Philadelphia, Denver, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, and Atlanta. To learn more, visit www.mondo.com, call 212-257-5111, and connect with us on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn.