A Marketing Assistant earns an average salary of $35,880 per year. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for employees with more than 20 years' experience. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this career.

$27,814 - $47,598
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$36K
$48K
MEDIAN: $35,879
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$10.26 - $20.08
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MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$27,814 - $47,598  
   
Bonus
$144.49 - $4,835  
Profit Sharing
$306.39 - $3,041  
Commission
$0.00 - $3,945  
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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$24,610 - $46,029  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,740
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$10.26 - $20.08  
   
Hourly Tips
$2.58  
Overtime
$15.20 - $30.61  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$144.49 - $4,835  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $3,945  
Profit Sharing
$306.39 - $3,041  
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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$24,610 - $46,029  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,396
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Job Description for Marketing Assistant

A marketing assistant is an employee who works within a company’s marketing department. He or she typically works to help with data collection and analysis for market research. The assistant likely helps perform administrative duties for the rest of the marketing department. The assistant can be tasked with researching various cost factors for prospective marketing campaigns, as well as helping to coordinate existing campaigns by filtering necessary information among marketing, sales, and advertising teams.

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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

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $34,276

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Marketing Assistant Reviews

What is it like working as a Marketing Assistant?

Marketing Assistant in Miami:
"Corporate culture."
Pros: Great networking opportunity, get to see the city of Miami grow and meet great companies.
Cons: Corporate culture, politics, not much room for growth.

Marketing Assistant in Los Angeles:
Pros: I can come in late to avoid traffic on the commute over. And I have my own office. The experience is great.
Cons: I am underpaid, I practically run the business with little help. I commute from a 40 mile distance.

Marketing Assistant in Southfield:
"Variety of duties on a daily basis."
Pros: Special marketing projects, event planning and interacting with clients on a daily basis.
Cons: Understaffed and overworked.

Marketing Assistant in New York:
"What It Is Like."
Pros: Good atmosphere and teamwork even when emergencies and disasters are around every corner.
Cons: Being underground and away from the sunlight.

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.

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Experience Affects Marketing Assistant Salaries




National Average
$34,000


Skills That Affect Marketing Assistant Salaries


Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 4%

Email Marketing
up arrow 1%

Adobe InDesign
up arrow 1%

Event Planning
up arrow 1%

Marketing Communications
0%

Microsoft Word
0%

National Average
$34,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%

Organizing
up arrow 1%

Adobe Illustrator
up arrow 1%

Advertising
up arrow 2%

Graphic Design
up arrow 2%

Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 3%

Social Media Marketing
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 387 votes.

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
16%
1-4 years
69%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
5%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 66%
dental benefits
Dental: 53%
medical benefits
Vision: 41%
dental benefits
None: 30%
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