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Marketing Assistant Salary

A Marketing Assistant earns an average salary of $34,988 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, salary increases somewhat, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this field.

$25,923 - $46,475
(Median)
$26K
$35K
$46K
MEDIAN: $34,988
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$10.06 - $19.45
(Median)
$10
$14
$19
MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$25,923 - $46,475  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,081  
Profit Sharing
$248.32 - $4,894  
Commission
$0.00 - $10,267  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$23,678 - $45,261  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 2,347
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$10.06 - $19.45  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.82 - $9.92  
Overtime
$14.81 - $29.34  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,081  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $10,267  
Profit Sharing
$248.32 - $4,894  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$23,678 - $45,261  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,905

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Job Description for Marketing Assistant

The potential duties of a marketing assistant vary according to the needs of the specific organization but include participating in various marketing activities and policies to promote the company's products and services. Some marketing assistants work more independently and take greater ownership for projects; such positions are more likely to require a bachelor's degree and more experience. Other smaller companies may employ marketing assistants with a high-school degree, including current college students with some marketing or sales experience. There are no specific certifications or licenses necessary to become a marketing assistant.

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Marketing Assistant Tasks

  • Participate in marketing activities and policies to promote products and services.
  • Provide administrative support to the marketing department by preparing reports, handling information requests, and performing clerical functions.
  • Assist in gathering information on competitors and methods of marketing and distribution.

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Pay by Experience Level for Marketing Assistant

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Marketing Assistant Reviews

What is it like working as a Marketing Assistant?

Marketing Assistant in Los Angeles:
Pros: My supervisor is open to my thoughts and contributions. Edits and suggestions I make are usually put into effect, or cause other ideas to bounce off of mine.
Cons: It's a part-time desk job, where it revolves me spending time around my computer all day.

Marketing Assistant in Baltimore:
"Stressful, busy, detail-oriented, management, technical."
Pros: I have many different roles within the organization. I am involved in most business functions.
Cons: I am too busy and have too many tasks outside of the scope of my job. The will not change my job title to reflect my duties.

Marketing Assistant in Cleveland:
"Begin Day In Prayer. Contact With Clients."
Pros: That it is a family office and the atmosphere is always positive.
Cons: If I had to not like anything, it would be that I don't work enough hours there.

Marketing Assistant in Newark:
"Marketing Assistant."
Pros: What I like most about my job is the freedom of creativity.
Cons: I do not like to organization and flow of work. It is not clear what job I am supposed to do.

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Experience Affects Marketing Assistant Salaries




National Average
$33,000


Skills That Affect Marketing Assistant Salaries




Adobe InDesign
up arrow 4%

Powerpoint
up arrow 2%

Graphic Design
up arrow 2%

Adobe Illustrator
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Office
0%

Marketing Communications
0%

Microsoft Excel
0%

Adobe Photoshop
0%

Email Marketing
0%

National Average
$33,000

Microsoft Word
up arrow 1%

Advertising
up arrow 1%

Social Media Marketing
up arrow 2%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 817 votes.

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
69%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
5%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 69% dental benefits Dental: 54%
vision benefits Vision: 39% employee benefits None: 28%