Marketing salaries see 5% increase

The average marketing salary has increased by 5.6 per cent according to marketing recruiter EMR.

The recruiter’s 2014 Salary and Market Trend report found average marketing salaries increased almost £3,000, from £50,781 in 2012/13 to £53,613 in 2013/14. Despite the increase, bonuses have decreased slightly. They stood at £7,155 this year compared to £7,238 last year.

The report also revealed job security and satisfaction have also risen, six and seven per cent respectively.

Simon Bassett, managing director of EMR said: “An increase in overall pay and salary in particular is a major sign of confidence within the marketing industry as it represents a longer term commitment than simply raising bonuses. The sector is performing well and spending more and the huge increase in optimism is a by-product of this.”