Salary Survey 2019: Career development, flexible working & qualifications

Marketing Week Explores: From the risks and rewards of working in a small business, to the usefulness of marketing degrees and the rising demand for flexible working, the Marketing Week Career and Salary Survey takes the temperature of the marketing industry in 2019.

How does company size impact on career development? Do you need a marketing degree to break into the industry? Are businesses catching up to the demand for flexible working and which sectors offer marketers the highest wage packets?

The 2019 Marketing Week Career and Salary Survey gets under the skin of these issues as the UK’s biggest analysis of the state of marketing as a career destination.

In the latest edition of the Marketing Week Explores podcast, editor Russell Parsons, features editor Lucy Tesseras and senior writer Charlotte Rogers wrap up the key takeaways from the survey and explore what it reveals about the marketing industry in 2019.

  • The 2019 Marketing Week Career and Salary Survey analysed the responses of 4,415 marketers from 24 different industries including agencies and consultancies, the automotive sector, entertainment, FMCG, financial, telecoms, sport and travel. The seniority of the respondents ranged from graduates and marketing assistants to senior managers, board directors and partners. This is a nationwide sample of UK marketers, including digital specialists. In all cases relating to pay marketers were asked to give their basic wage, excluding bonuses and benefits.

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