Marketing Assistant Salary (United States)

The average salary for a Marketing Assistant is $34,798 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience.
Marketing Assistant Salary (?
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$25,931 - $46,081
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MEDIAN: $34,798
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Marketing Assistant Salary (?
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$10.00 - $19.23
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MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$25,931 - $46,081  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,197  
Profit Sharing
$251.68 - $4,085  
Commission
$0.00 - $14,941  
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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$23,456 - $44,767  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 2,431
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$10.00 - $19.23  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.57 - $9.92  
Overtime
$14.86 - $29.31  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,197  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $14,941  
Profit Sharing
$251.68 - $4,085  
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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$23,456 - $44,767  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,960
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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 Difference By Location

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Marketing Assistant Reviews

What is it like working as a Marketing Assistant?
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

Graphic Design
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Adobe Illustrator
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Powerpoint
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Adobe Photoshop
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Microsoft Office
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Marketing Communications
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National Average
$33,000
Microsoft Word
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Advertising
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Social Media Marketing
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Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
80%
female alumni
 
Male
20%
male alumni

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: 70% dental benefits Dental: 55%
vision benefits Vision: 39% employee benefits None: 28%