Marketing Assistant Salary

A Marketing Assistant earns an average salary of $36,179 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.

$28,331 - $47,951
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$36K
$48K
MEDIAN: $36,179
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$10.28 - $20.11
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MEDIAN: $14.89
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$28,331 - $47,951  
   
Bonus
$98.89 - $4,801  
Profit Sharing
$275.00 - $3,000  
Commission
$0.00 - $7,353  
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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$24,719 - $46,164  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,644
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$10.28 - $20.11  
   
Hourly Tips
$2.58  
Overtime
$15.08 - $30.70  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$98.89 - $4,801  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $7,353  
Profit Sharing
$275.00 - $3,000  
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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$24,719 - $46,164  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,388

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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

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

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Pay by Experience Level for Marketing Assistant

Pay by Experience for a Marketing Assistant has a positive trend. An entry-level Marketing Assistant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $34,000 based on 2,728 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Marketing Assistant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $38,000 based on 358 salaries. An experienced Marketing Assistant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 173 salaries. A Marketing Assistant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $37,000 based on 33 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $34,404

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Marketing Assistant Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Marketing Assistant?

Marketing Assistant in Culpeper:
Pros: Working with seniors and their families and helping them find the right house or apartment and to move in and be happy.
Cons: Too many things to remember on a daily basis.

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.

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.

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Key Stats for Marketing Assistant

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 405 votes.
Less than 1 year
16%
1-4 years
69%
5-9 years
9%
10-19 years
5%
20 years or more
1%
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Experience Affects Marketing Assistant Salaries

▲17%

▲11%

▲6%

National Average
$34,000

▼1%

Skills That Affect Marketing Assistant Salaries

▲5%





Event Planning
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Graphic Design
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National Average
$34,000





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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 405 votes.

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Years of Experience

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

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 66%
dental benefits
Dental: 53%
vision benefits
Vision: 41%
no benefits
None: 31%