Brand Manager Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 18, 2020
$102,000
$78,000
$102,000
$132,000
The average brand manager makes about $102,357 per year. That's $49.21 per hour! Those in the lower 10%, such as entry-level positions, only make about $78,000 a year. Meanwhile, the top 10% are sitting pretty with an average salary of $132,000. Many of brand managers seem to be drawn to manufacturing and health care companies. Unless they care more about money, in which case brand managers tend to work at retail, telecommunication, and automotive companies. Even the employees who work in these industries can confirm that's where the money is. Although money is important, a lot of people base their career decisions solely on location. That's why we found that Washington, New York and New Jersey pay brand managers the highest salaries.
Best Paying Cities
New York, NY
$113,992
Napa, CA
$113,892
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Map of Brand Manager Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Brand Managers earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

Average Salary:

Average Brand Manager Salary By Location

Throughout the U.S., the average salary for a brand manager is roughly $102,357 per year, which boils down to $49.21 per hour. Interestingly enough, brand managers have the highest salaries in New York, NY at about $113,992 per year. For those who are just starting out, the average entry-level salary in New York, NY is $64,000. Additionally, brand managers make more than the average salary in Napa, CA, Parsippany-Troy Hills, NJ, Seattle, WA, Englewood, CO, and Washington, DC. On a more broad level, brand manager salaries are highest in Washington, New York, New Jersey, North Dakota, Colorado, Virginia, and West Virginia. On the contrary, Mississippi, Arizona, and Florida offer the lowest brand manager salaries.

Average Brand Manager Salary By Company

If you want to get paid the most as a brand manager, being employed by a company such as Viasat or The Walt Disney Company would be a smart choice, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. Additionally, companies like SuperValu and BP America also report highly competitive salaries for brand managers.

Company
Average Salary
$121,344
$121k
$119,079
$119k
$118,146
$118k
$116,848
$117k
$116,149
$116k
$115,307
$115k

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Average Brand Manager Pay By Industry

As we previously stated, brand manager salaries can vary depending on the industry. In fact, our data shows that retail, telecommunication, and automotive companies tend to offer much higher salaries for brand managers. For example, brand managers make a whopping average salary of $105,198 while working for retail companies. Meanwhile, other people in this field are making $103,485 at telecommunication companies and $103,075 at automotive companies. But brand managers may want to avoid working in the manufacturing industry as it offers the lowest average salary at $100,701.

Industry
Average Salary
Retail
Retail
$105,198
$105k
Telecommunication
Telecommunication
$103,485
$103k
Automotive
Automotive
$103,075
$103k
Hospitality
Hospitality
$102,886
$103k
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
$100,701
$101k

Brand Manager Salary History

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Recently Added Brand Manager Salaries

CompanyJobLocationDate AddedSalary
Brand Manager
Brand Manager
07/29/2020
07/29/2020
$79,306
$79,306
07/29/2020
Kinsa Group
Kinsa Group
Brand Manager
Brand Manager
Brand Manager
07/17/2020
07/17/2020
$110,000
$110,000
07/17/2020
Charlotte's Web Hemp
Charlotte's Web Hemp
Brand Manager
Brand Manager
Brand Manager
06/23/2020
06/23/2020
$89,500
$89,500
06/23/2020
Brand Manager
Brand Manager
04/16/2020
04/16/2020
$95,000
$95,000
04/16/2020
Brand Manager
Brand Manager
02/13/2020
02/13/2020
$112,698
$112,698
02/13/2020
Brand Manager
Brand Manager
01/28/2020
01/28/2020
$95,000
$95,000
01/28/2020
Brand Manager
Brand Manager
12/27/2019
12/27/2019
$208,742
$208,742
12/27/2019
Brand Manager
Brand Manager
12/12/2019
12/12/2019
$40,000
$40,000
12/12/2019
Beauty Manufacturer
Beauty Manufacturer
Brand Manager
Brand Manager
Brand Manager
11/30/2019
11/30/2019
$45,000
$45,000
11/30/2019
Brand Manager
Brand Manager
11/22/2019
11/22/2019
$132,170
$132,170
11/22/2019