Salary in the sports business

What is my worth?

What do certain positions earn in the sports industry? We collected data from different companies and careers in the sports business to give you an estimated salary per year of various positions. These numbers shall help you to establish your own worth to negotiate your salary. 

The table below shows the average yearly pay depending on the years of experience in the job. 

Sales Overview per position

What each job pays:

Position0 – 3 years3 – 5 years5 – 10 years10+ years
Growth Hacker35 – 45K €45 – 60K €
Lead UX/UI55 – 70K €70 – 90K €
Customer Experience Manager55 – 70K €70 – 85K €85 – 95K €
E-Commerce Manager50 – 60K €60 – 85K €90 – 120K €
Chief Operations Officer80 – 100K €100 – 135K €
Chief Technology Officer65 – 85K €85 – 150K €
Head of Digital Project30 – 40K €40 – 50K €50 – 65K €
Product Manager42 – 55K €55 – 70K €70 – 85K €85 – 100K €
Product Owner42 – 55K €55 – 70K €70 – 85K €85 – 100K €
Head of Product42 – 55K €55 – 70K €70 – 85K €85 – 100K €
Community Manager25 – 35K €35 – 40K €
Social Media Manager30 – 40K €40 – 60K €60 – 80K €80 – 120K €
Brand Content Manager30 – 40K €40 – 50K €50 – 70K €
Project Manager SEO/SEA35 – 45K €45 – 58K €58 – 65K €
Traffic Manager30 – 40K €40 – 50K €50 – 70K €
Digital Marketing Officer90 – 130K €
Head of Media (omnichannel)60 – 80K €80 – 130K €
Digital Omnichannel Director180 – 200K €
Chief Digital Officer180 – 300K €
Acquisition Manager45 – 65K €65 – 80K €80 – 100K €

Career advice about salary

While we love working for passion, our salary is also a very important factor in a satisfying career. It depends on our expertise, experience, position, workload, other job benefits and more. But how do I find out which salary I deserve?  And how do I communicate my salary expectations in an application or interview? Or how do I ask for a raise? We answer some of these questions in our advice section of our blog!

How to communicate your worth – and earn what you deserve

Do you get paid enough? This is probably a question most of us can’t really answer. We have insecurities about our job: Do we work hard enough and at the same time are our efforts really seen?
 Fact is, that a lot of people don’t earn what they really deserve – not only because companies