Marketing Assistant Salary

The average salary for a Marketing Assistant is $35,164 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience.

$26,528 - $46,865
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$27K
$35K
$47K
MEDIAN: $35,163
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$10.15 - $19.81
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MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$26,528 - $46,865  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,499  
Profit Sharing
$258.56 - $4,848  
Commission
$0.00 - $9,993  
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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$24,171 - $45,640  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 2,576
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$10.15 - $19.81  
   
Hourly Tips
$7.50  
Overtime
$14.97 - $29.92  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,499  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $9,993  
Profit Sharing
$258.56 - $4,848  
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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$24,171 - $45,640  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 2,036
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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: $33,563

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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%

Powerpoint
up arrow 2%

Adobe InDesign
up arrow 2%

Market Research
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Event Planning
up arrow 1%

Adobe Illustrator
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Excel
0%

Email Marketing
0%

Graphic Design
0%

National Average
$34,000

Marketing Communications
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Microsoft Office
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Microsoft Word
up arrow 2%

Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 2%

Advertising
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Social Media Marketing
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 681 votes.

Gender

Female
79 %
Male
21 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
68%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
5%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 69%
dental benefits
Dental: 54%
medical benefits
Vision: 41%
dental benefits
None: 29%
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