Program & Course Information
What Marketing Professionals Do
Marketing professionals plan programs to generate interest in a product or service. They work with art directors, sales agents, and financial staff members.
Twenty-two percent of marketing professionals worked for advertising agencies in May 2010. Thirteen percent of marketing professionals worked for management of companies and enterprises.
How to Become a Marketing Professional
A bachelor’s degree is required for most advertising, promotions, and marketing positions. These managers typically have work experience in advertising, marketing, promotions, or sales.
The median annual wage of a marketing professional was $60,570 in May 2010.
Employment of marketing professionals is expected to grow 14 percent from 2010 to 2020, as fast as the average for all occupations.
|Quick Facts: Marketing Professional|
|2010 Median Pay||$60,570|
|Entry-Level Education||Bachelor’s degree|
|Number of Jobs, 2010||216,800|
|Job Outlook, 2010-20||14% growth rate|