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Marketing Average Salaries in Doha 2024

How much money does a person working in Marketing make in Doha?

Average Monthly Salary
18,500 QAR
( 221,000 QAR yearly)

All salary figures displayed here are per month except when noted otherwise.
All salary and compensation figures displayed here are gross salary figures, that is the salary before tax deductions. Because taxes may differ across sectors and locations, it is difficult to accurately calculate the net salary after tax for every career.

A person working in Marketing in Doha typically earns around 18,500 QAR. Salaries range from 8,530 QAR (lowest average) to 30,500 QAR (highest average, actual maximum salary is higher).

Salary Variance

The provided figure represents the median compensation that encompasses housing, transportation, and other perks. The salaries within the Marketing domain in Doha exhibit significant discrepancies across various professions. In case you seek information about the remuneration of a specific position, please refer to the salaries listed below for respective job titles.

Salaries for specific jobs

Job TitleAverage Salary
Account Handler13,500 QAR
Affiliate Manager17,500 QAR
Affiliate Marketing Manager25,600 QAR
Affiliate Marketing Specialist17,000 QAR
Analytics Specialist13,900 QAR
Assistant Brand Manager18,700 QAR
Assistant Product Manager20,300 QAR
Associate Marketing Manager22,200 QAR
Associate Product Manager20,500 QAR
Blockchain Marketing Specialist19,700 QAR
Brand Ambassador25,500 QAR
Brand Director30,000 QAR
Brand Executive27,000 QAR
Brand Manager26,900 QAR
Business Analytics Specialist13,500 QAR
Business Channel Manager18,800 QAR
Business Intelligence Team Leader19,900 QAR
Campaign Specialist17,500 QAR
Chief Content Officer22,800 QAR
Chief Digital Marketing Officer30,000 QAR
Chief Marketing Officer 29,500 QAR
Chief Product Officer27,500 QAR
Communications Officer8,950 QAR
Content Manager16,100 QAR
Content Marketing Strategist17,200 QAR
Copy Editer11,500 QAR
Copy Writer10,700 QAR
Creative Marketing Lead18,100 QAR
Creative Writer11,500 QAR
Digital Marketer16,700 QAR
Digital Marketing Manager21,800 QAR
Digital Marketing Specialist16,700 QAR
Digital Marketing Strategist 22,400 QAR
Digital Media Specialist19,700 QAR
Director of Marketing31,400 QAR
Director of Research22,900 QAR
Email Marketing Specialist15,900 QAR
eMarketing Manager23,000 QAR
Event Marketing21,700 QAR
Experiential Marketing Manager27,700 QAR
Gamification Marketer14,000 QAR
Head of Executive Search25,200 QAR
Internet Marketer15,000 QAR
Key Affiliate Manager21,500 QAR
Localization Manager21,100 QAR
Market Development Executive23,300 QAR
Market Development Manager23,700 QAR
Market Research Analyst19,800 QAR
Market Research Manager22,000 QAR
Market Segmentation Director21,700 QAR
Marketing Account Supervisor17,200 QAR
Marketing Administrator14,800 QAR
Marketing Advisor16,500 QAR
Marketing Analyst17,200 QAR
Marketing and Communications Officer10,000 QAR
Marketing and Sales Head29,400 QAR
Marketing Assistant9,700 QAR
Marketing Associate9,100 QAR
Marketing Automation Specialist18,100 QAR
Marketing Communications Manager20,200 QAR
Marketing Consultant22,500 QAR
Marketing Coordinator9,330 QAR
Marketing Data Analyst17,100 QAR
Marketing Director28,600 QAR
Marketing Distribution Executive22,400 QAR
Marketing Executive24,700 QAR
Marketing Manager30,600 QAR
Marketing Officer9,710 QAR
Marketing Segment Manager20,900 QAR
Marketing Specialist15,100 QAR
Marketing Supervisor17,700 QAR
Marketing Vice President24,300 QAR
Marketing Writer11,400 QAR
Mobile Marketing Specialist20,100 QAR
Online Marketing Analyst16,500 QAR
Online Marketing Manager21,000 QAR
Optimization Manager19,800 QAR
Outbound Sales13,800 QAR
Outreach Coordinator12,200 QAR
Outreach Specialist16,200 QAR
Podcast Specialist17,400 QAR
Product Development20,100 QAR
Product Manager23,200 QAR
Product Marketing Engineer13,100 QAR
Product Marketing Executive20,900 QAR
Product Marketing Manager22,300 QAR
Product Researcher11,900 QAR
Product Strategist18,400 QAR
Product Strategy Researcher16,000 QAR
Product Training Specialist14,100 QAR
Project Manager17,300 QAR
Publications Coordinator10,000 QAR
Research Executive20,800 QAR
Sales and Marketing Assistant8,970 QAR
Sales and Marketing Coordinator10,500 QAR
Sales and Marketing Director29,200 QAR
Sales Director27,400 QAR
Sales Management Support10,700 QAR
Sales Manager28,700 QAR
Search Marketing Strategist24,900 QAR
Social Media Administrator15,500 QAR
Social Media Specialist16,400 QAR
Spaceman Analyst8,670 QAR
Sponsorship Consultant15,400 QAR
Team Leader16,900 QAR
Telemarketer8,740 QAR
TikTok marketer19,200 QAR
Trade Marketing Executive23,000 QAR
Trade Marketing Manager22,400 QAR
Trade Marketing Professional17,600 QAR
Trade Marketing Specialist13,600 QAR
Video Marketing Specialist20,800 QAR
Web Analytics Manager18,000 QAR
Web Content Manager18,200 QAR
Webinar Marketing Specialist18,000 QAR

Marketing Jobs Pay Scale and Salaries in Doha

Median and salary distribution Doha Marketing monthly
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Salary Structure and Pay Scale Comparison

5% of people earn
18,000 QAR or more
10% of people earn
15,700 to 18,000 QAR
20% of people earn
10,700 QAR or less
65% of people earn
10,700 to 15,700 QAR
Minimum Salary
8,530 QAR
17,600 QAR
30,500 QAR

Median Salary, maximum and minimum salary, minimum wage, starting salary, and the salary range

All salary figures displayed here are per month except when noted otherwise.
  • Salary Range, Minimum Wage, and Starting Salary

    Salaries in Marketing in Doha range from 8,530 QAR (starting average salary) to 30,500 QAR (maximum average salary, actual maximum is higher). To clarify, the number presented is not the legally mandated minimum wage. Rather, it represents the lowest figure reported in a salary survey that involved thousands of participants and professionals from across the entire country.

  • Median Salary

    The median income in the field of Marketing is 17,600 QAR, implying that half of the workforce in Doha earns less than this figure, and the other half earns more. It represents the central value of salaries. As a rule of thumb, you would prefer to be part of the group earning above the median wage, situated on the right-hand side of the salary distribution chart.

  • Percentiles and Salary Scale

    Two values that are highly correlated with the median are the 25th and 75th percentiles. By examining the salary distribution diagram, it is possible to determine that 25% of individuals employed in Marketing in Doha earn less than 14,200 QAR, while 75% of them earn more. Additionally, the diagram reveals that 75% of individuals earn less than 20,400 QAR, while 25% earn more than that.

  • Pay Scale Structure

    Data was regrouped into brackets to provide a better understanding of what salaries can be expected. This approach was deemed more accurate than relying solely on the average salary, as it offers greater insights into the distribution of salaries in the field of Marketing in Doha. The analysis revealed that roughly 65% of all reported salaries fell within the range of 10,700 QAR to 15,700 QAR. Approximately 20% of salaries were below the 10,700 QAR mark, while 10% ranged from 15,700 QAR to 18,000 QAR. Only 5% of individuals earned a gross salary of 18,000 QAR or higher.

Salary Comparison by Years of Experience

How does a person's salary progress over time?

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The experience level is the most important factor in determining the salary. Naturally, the more years of experience the higher the wage.

Generally speaking, employees in Marketing in Doha having experience from two to five years earn on average 32% more than freshers and juniors across all industries and disciplines.

Professionals with experience of more than five years tend to earn on average 36% more than those with five years or less of work experience.

As you hit the ten years mark, the salary increases by 21% and an additional 14% for those who have crossed the 15 years mark.

Those figures are presented as guidelines only. The numbers become more significant if you consider one job title at a time.

Change in salary based on experience varies drastically from one location to another and depends hugely on the career field as well. The data displayed here is the combined average of many different jobs. To view accurate figures, choose a specific job title.
On average, a person's salary doubles their starting salary by the time they cross the 10 years* experience mark.
* Based on the average change in salary over time. Salary variations differ from person to person.

Salary Comparison By Education

How does the education level affect your salary?

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Change in salary based on education varies drastically from one location to another and depends hugely on the career field as well. The data displayed here is the combined average of multiple jobs. To view accurate figures, choose a specific job title.

It is well known that higher education equals a bigger salary, but how much more money can a degree add to your income?

We compared the salaries of professionals at the same level but with different college degree levels across many jobs in Marketing in Doha, below are our findings.

Workers with a certificate or diploma earn on average 17% more than their peers who only reached the high school level.

Employees who earned a Bachelor's Degree earn 24% more than those who only managed to attain a certificate or diploma.

Professionals who attained a Master's Degree are awarded salaries that are 29% more than those with a Bachelor's Degree.

Finally, PhD holders earn 23% more than Master's Degree holders on average while doing the same job.

Is a Master's degree or an MBA worth it? Should you pursue higher education?

A Master's degree program or any post-graduate program in Qatar costs anywhere from 78,700 QAR to 236,000 QAR and lasts approximately two years. That is quite an investment.

Employees can't expect any salary increases during the study period, assuming they already have a job. In most cases, a salary review is conducted once education is completed and the degree has been attained.

Many people pursue higher education as a tactic to switch to a higher-paying job. The numbers seem to support this tactic. The average increase in compensation while changing jobs is approximately 10% more than the customary salary increment.

The decision really depends on the situation and experience among many other factors. Putting all variables aside, if a person can afford the costs of higher education then the return on investment is definitely worth it. Degree costs can be recovered roughly in a year or so.

Salary and Compensation Comparison By Gender / Marketing / Doha

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Though gender should not have an effect on pay, in reality, it does. So who gets paid more: men or women? In the field of Marketing in Qatar, the average difference between the salary of male and female employees is 13%.

18,700 QAR
16,600 QAR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Salary Comparison By Gender in Qatar for all Careers

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Average Annual Salary Increment Percentage / Marketing / Doha

How much are annual salary increments in Doha for individuals working in Marketing? How often do employees get salary raises?

Professionals working in Marketing in Qatar are likely to observe a salary increase of approximately % every months. The national average annual increment for all professions combined is 9% granted to employees every 16 months.

Annual Salary Increment Rate Qatar Marketing
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The figures provided here are averages of numbers. Those figures should be taken as general guidelines. Salary increments will vary from person to person and depend on many factors, but your performance and contribution to the success of the organization remain the most important factors in determining how much and how often you will be granted a raise.

Qatar / All Professions

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The term Annual Salary Increase usually refers to the increase in 12 calendar month period, but because it is rare that people get their salaries reviewed exactly on the one-year mark, it is more meaningful to know the frequency and the rate at the time of the increase.

How to calculate the salary increment percentage?

The annual salary Increase in a calendar year (12 months) can be easily calculated as follows: Annual Salary Increase = Increase Rate x 12 / Increase Frequency

The average salary increase in one year (12 months) in Qatar is 7%.

Worldwide Salary Raises: All Countries and All Jobs

World Average Annual Salary Increment
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Salary Packages and Schemes

Not all compensation increases are reflected directly in the salary. Some companies offer upgraded packages to their staff instead of cash money. The figures displayed here account only for direct increments to the base salary.

Bonus and Incentive Rates / Marketing / Qatar

How much and how often are bonuses being awarded?Annual Salary Bonus Rate Qatar Marketing
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100% of surveyed staff in Marketing reported that they haven't received any bonuses or incentives in the previous year while % said that they received at least one form of monetary bonus.

Those who got bonuses reported rates ranging from % to % of their annual salary.

Received Bonus
No Bonus

Types of Bonuses Considered

Individual Performance-Based Bonuses

The most standard form of bonus, where the employee is awarded based on their exceptional performance.

Company Performance Bonuses

Occasionally, some companies like to celebrate excess earnings and profits with their staff collectively in the form of bonuses that are granted to everyone. The amount of the bonus will probably be different from person to person depending on their role within the organization.

Goal-Based Bonuses

Granted upon achieving an important goal or milestone.

Holiday / End of Year Bonuses

These types of bonuses are given without a reason and usually resemble an appreciation token.

Bonuses Are Not Commissions!

People tend to confuse bonuses with commissions. A commission is a prefixed rate at which someone gets paid for items sold or deals completed while a bonus is in most cases arbitrary and unplanned.

What makes a position worthy of good bonuses and a high salary?

The main two types of jobs

Revenue GeneratorsSupporting Cast

Employees that are directly involved in generating revenue or profit for the organization. Their field of expertise usually matches the type of business.

Employees that support and facilitate the work of revenue generators. Their expertise is usually different from that of the core business operations.

A graphics designer working for a graphics designing company.

A graphic designer in the marketing department of a hospital.

Revenue generators usually get more and higher bonuses, higher salaries, and more frequent salary increments. The reason is quite simple: it is easier to quantify your value to the company in monetary terms when you participate in revenue generation.

Try to work for companies where your skills can generate revenue. We can't all generate revenue and that's perfectly fine.

Bonus Comparison by Seniority Level

Top management personnel and senior employees naturally exhibit higher bonus rates and frequencies than juniors. This is very predictable due to the inherent responsibilities of being higher in the hierarchy. People in top positions can easily get double or triple bonus rates than employees down the pyramid.

Hourly Average Wage / Marketing / Doha

110 QAR per hour

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Marketing in Doha is 110 QAR.This is the rate they get paid for every worked hour.

Hourly Wage = Annual Salary / ( 52 x 5 x 8 )

About The Hourly Pay Rate

The hourly wage is the salary paid in one worked hour. Usually, jobs are classified into two categories: salaried jobs and hourly jobs. Salaried jobs pay a fixed amount regardless of the hours worked. Hourly jobs pay per worked hour. To convert salary into hourly wage the above formula is used (assuming 5 working days in a week and 8 working hours per day which is the standard for most jobs). The hourly wage calculation may differ slightly depending on the worked hours per week and the annual vacation allowance. The figures mentioned above are good approximations and are considered to be the standard. One major difference between salaried employees and hourly paid employees is overtime eligibility. Salaried employees are usually exempt from overtime as opposed to hourly paid staff.

What is the minimum hourly rate of pay?

The minimum pay rate per hour for people working in Marketing in Doha is 49 QAR. This is the minimum as per the gathered data in the salary survey not the minimum hourly rate mandated by law.

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Doha18,500 QAR

Government vs Private Sector Salary Comparison

Where can you get paid more, working in a private company or the government? The difference between the public or government sector salaries and the private sector salaries in Qatar is 5% on average across all career fields.

Private Sector
15,300 QAR
Public Sector+5%
16,100 QAR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Salary Statistics and Calculation Guide

What is considered to be a good and competitive salary in Marketing in Doha?

A good and competitive compensation would range anywhere between 17,600 QAR and 20,400 QAR. This is a very rough estimate. Experience and education play a very huge part in the final earnings.

Gross Salary (before tax) and Net Salary (after tax)

All salary and compensation figures displayed here are gross salary figures, that is the salary before tax deductions. Because taxes may differ across sectors and locations, it is difficult to accurately calculate the net salary after tax for every career.

Base / Basic Salary

The base salary for jobs in Marketing in Doha ranges from 8,530 QAR to 14,200 QAR. The base salary depends on many factors including experience and education. It is not easy to provide a figure with very little information, so take this range with a grain of salt.

What is the difference between the median and the average salary?

Both are indicators. If your salary is higher than both the average and the median then you are doing very well. If your salary is lower than both, then many people earn more than you and there is plenty of room for improvement. If your wage is between the average and the median, then things can be a bit complicated. We wrote a guide to explain all about the different scenarios. How to compare your salary

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