Average salary for director-level marketing recruits is now €132,000, survey reveals

27th October, 2019
Bernie Keogh, managing director at Alternatives: ‘It’s a very competitive market for talent, putting pressure on salaries’

Director-level recruits in the marketing sector can expect to take home an average annual salary of €132,000. That’s according to new research carried out in the Irish market by Alternatives, a Dublin-based recruiter, with the Marketing Institute of Ireland.

Now in its sixth year, the Salary, Market Insights & Sentiment Survey questioned 1,000 respondents and found that, overall, marketing is “a well-remunerated industry”.

Base salaries for support roles averaged €34,000 a year,...

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