Mondo Reports Top Salaries in Technology and Digital Marketing for 2020

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New Salary Guide reports top paying jobs belong to Chief Information Security Officer and Chief Marketing Officer

Mondo, an Addison Group company and leading national staffing agency specializing in high-end IT, tech, digital marketing, and creative talent, today announced the upcoming release of its 2020 Tech, Digital Marketing, & Creative Salary Guide. The guide, which contains insights on the latest tech, digital marketing, and creative hiring trends and salary data, can be pre-ordered now and will be available for download on Tuesday, April 7, 2020 hrtech news.

The report reflects a strong market in both the tech and digital marketing industries, with 15 tech jobs pulling in $200,000 salaries or more, and 13 digital marketing roles generating salaries of $175,000 or more. Among both industries, the top paying job reportedly belongs to the executive suite, with Chief Information Security Officer ($175,000-$300,000) and Chief Marketing Officer ($165,000-$250,000) collecting the top salaries, respectively.

The data surrounding tech jobs shows that skills for AI and machine learning, BI and data, as well as DevOps and cloud are highly sought after, with each category offering multiple salaries of $200,000 or more. The highest paying jobs in hrtech with salaries of $200,000 or more include:

  • Chief Information Security Officer ($175,000-$300,000)
  • CTO/CIO ($175,000-$290,000)
  • AI Developer ($120,000-$250,000)
  • Data Architect ($145,000-$210,000)
  • Cloud Architect ($150,000-$200,000)
  • DevSecOps Architect ($160,000-$200,000)
  • DevSecOps Engineer ($160,000-$200,000)
  • Network Architect ($150,000-$200,000)
  • Salesforce Solutions Architect ($145,000-$210,000)
  • IoT Solutions Architect ($140,000-$210,000)
  • Python Engineer ($120,000-$200,000)
  • SAP Developer/ABAP ($120,000-$200,000)
  • Cybersecurity Engineer ($120,000-$200,000)
  • Big Data Engineer ($110,000-$200,000)
  • Data Scientist ($110,000-$200,000)

The highest digital marketing salary figures favor the executive level, with over 61% of jobs that have salaries of $175,000 or more listed at director level or above. However, technical roles within demand gen, marketing automation and eCommerce also offer highly-paid positions such as Commerce Cloud Developer ($125,000-$235,000) and Marketing Automation Architect ($130,000-$200,000). The top highest-paid jobs in the digital marketing field are:

  • CMO ($165,000-$250,000)
  • Chief Growth Officer ($165,000-$200,000)
  • VP, MarTech Solutions ($135,000-$200,000)
  • VP, Digital Marketing ($135,000-$200,000)
  • Marketing Automation Architect ($130,000-$200,000)
  • Commerce Cloud Developer ($125,000-$235,000)
  • Director UX/UI ($125,000-$175,000)
  • VP, eCommerce ($125,000-$180,000)
  • Director, Interactive ($110,000-$175,000)
  • Director, Web Analytics ($110,000-$175,000)
  • Information Architect ($110,000-$175,000)
  • Android Developer ($100,000-$185,000)
  • UX/UI Developer ($90,000-$175,000)

“The tech and digital marketing job markets will continue to show great promise in 2020 across many different skill sets. We are excited to continue placing candidates across all departments, especially in high demand areas like AI and machine learning, BI and data, as well as DevOps and cloud work in tech,” said Stephanie Wernick Barker, President of Mondo. “On the digital marketing side, we see a lot of great placement opportunities for analytics and automation candidates as we’ve seen employers shift their resources to place a greater emphasis on these types of positions.”

The Mondo Salary Guide also contains a salary key based on four factors to identifying where salary offers should fall within the given ranges of various roles in tech, digital marketing and creative. These four factors include:

  • Geo-specificity: Supply and demand set the rate for the market and the data shows that location matters, with the highest salaries being found in New York City and San Francisco.
  • Salaries are situational: Rates for all positions fluctuate based on business size, scope of the role, industry and whether the position is contract-based or full-time.
  • New salary history laws affect rates: With many states and cities introducing laws that disallow the use of a job applicant’s salary history as a baseline for job offers, competitive rates are expected.
  • In-demand roles equal higher salaries: Expect a fluctuating premium for in-demand or emerging roles within the market.


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