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The Industry

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, professionals working in marketing at a senior level make an average of $131,180 a year. In 2016, the lowest 10 percent earned less than $67,490, and the highest 10 percent earned more than $208,000. Similarly, the employment rate of marketing managers is expected to grow 9 percent from 2016 to 2026, higher than the national average. Marketing positions are highly desirable and are often sought by other managers and experienced professionals. These statistics demonstrate the high demand for advanced professionals in the marketing field.

In order to make the most of your IMC education and career, here’s a look at how you can use the next 10 years to establish and enhance your career:

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