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Apple, Google, Microsoft, and Spotify, and others.
- They're hiring top ad experts to fine-tune their image and promote their products.
Companies from Apple to WPP are hiring ad and marketing talent to fine-tune their image and promote their products.
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Snap marketing and sales staff pay can reach $150,000 per year
Snap offered marketing and sales roles base
Spotify pays marketers as much as $183,880 in base salary
Spotify has become the podcast home to heavy hitters including the Obamas and Joe Rogan, and it's been steadily hiring as it grows its podcast ambitions.
Spotify offered annual base salaries between $130,000 and $183,880 for certain marketing-related roles.
Marketing roles at Netflix can reach $525,000
Netflix's resilience despite the pandemic and rising competition has helped make it one of the most desirable places to work in tech.
The streamer has been hiring for a variety of positions, from marketers in Seoul to animation roles in Los Angeles. Unlike other tech companies, it doesn't pay performance bonuses, but salaries can run high. It paid marketers base salaries ranging from $193,066 to $525,000, for example.
Creative directors are among the highest paid roles at ad holding companies like WPP
Big agencies have been seeking executives to fill top positions like heads of new business, managing directors, and healthcare and ecommerce specialists.
Ad holding company giant WPP paid ad planners up to $180,000 and creative directors more than $200,000, for example.
PR specialists are some of the industry's top payers
The public relations industry is ramping up hiring in hot areas like data, crisis management, and healthcare consulting.
Edelman, the biggest PR firm by revenue, paid an EVP up to $280,000, while top execs at holding company-owned firms like Ketchum earned up to $500,000.
Healthcare is in demand, and salaries show it. FTI paid a senior consultant in health $108,000, for example.
Apple creative directors can make up to $300,000
Technology giants like Facebook, Google, Amazon, Uber, and Airbnb have soared in recent years, thanks in part to their marketing.
Salaries include $95,000 for a marketing specialist at Amazon and $300,000 for a creative director at Apple.
What DTC startups Peloton, Grubhub, and others pay marketers
Many direct-to-consumer startups have pumped up their marketing as online sales have exploded in the pandemic.
DTC companies remain top destinations for marketers, with salaries including $132,000 for a marketing director at Grubhub and $231,000 for senior director of brand marketing at Peloton.