A Marketing Associate earns an average salary of $43,918 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience. For the first five to ten years in this position, salary increases sharply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Strategic Marketing and Project Management.

$32,022 - $63,963
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$32K
$44K
$64K
MEDIAN: $43,918
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$10.79 - $22.68
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MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$32,022 - $63,963  
   
Bonus
$850 - $9,741  
Profit Sharing
$481.77 - $7,213  
Commission
$306.39 - $41,106  
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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$29,858 - $63,940  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 2,302
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$10.79 - $22.68  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.86  
Overtime
$17.90 - $41.16  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$850 - $9,741  
   
Commission
$306.39 - $41,106  
Profit Sharing
$481.77 - $7,213  
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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$29,858 - $63,940  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 535
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Job Description for Marketing Associate

Marketing associates generally work in entry-level positions within a marketing team. They can work in numerous industries, such as medical or entertainment fields, and they often work with a team of other marketing associates and are usually overseen by a company's head of marketing. While some marketing associates do a lot of administrative duties, this job is not limited to just that. They might do research, edit marketing copy or follow industry trends.

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Marketing Associate Tasks

  • Research, maintain and report on marketing data to aid management in determining marketing direction.
  • Assist in creating materials used for proposals, correspondence and presentation materials and reports.
  • Support marketing day-to-day operations including media campaigns, promotions and projects.
  • Arrange and coordinate special events, projects and mailings.

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National Average: $42,365

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What is it like working as a Marketing Associate?

Marketing Associate in Chicago:
"Marketing Associate Review."
Pros: I get along well with my boss very well. I really prefer the small company environment and flexible work schedule.
Cons: I dislike that we do not have direct deposit. Family owned companies can also be delicate to navigate politically.

Marketing Associate in Las Vegas:
"Corporate culture, work flexibility, stress level, fair pay."
Pros: Very flexible and able to grow in the company.
Cons: Not enough pay. Not much of responsibilities given.

Marketing Associate in San Francisco:
"Exciting, Challenging, Constantly Changing, Fast."
Pros: I've taken on the leadership role and have the ability to create and implement my own ideas. Organizing events from start to finish and being able to analyze the returns on investments. Eventually learning what works and what has not.
Cons: Not enough people to delegate tasks to. I need more power, and lead way to get things done quicker and more efficiently.

Marketing Associate in Watsonville:
"Entry Level."
Pros: It's a great way to gain experience in something with tangible skill sets. I'm learning HTML coding, inbound marketing practices, and general office etiquette.
Cons: After being promoted from Intern to Associate, I often am still viewed as the intern and as a result take a low priority. Poor communication facilitated this, combined with a poor understanding of what it is I actually do.

Marketing Associate in Freeport:
"Love It."
Pros: I get to work on projects I am passionate about and with a variety of different partners. I love the perks of working with numerous external partners. My clients have become great friends.
Cons: The work comes in ebbs and flows - sometimes it is calm and manageable, while other times it's chaotic and demanding.

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Experience Affects Marketing Associate Salaries




National Average
$42,000


Skills That Affect Marketing Associate Salaries



Powerpoint
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Marketing Communications
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Microsoft Excel
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National Average
$42,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%

Event Planning
up arrow 1%

Adobe InDesign
up arrow 1%

Email Marketing
up arrow 2%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 2%

Web Content Management
up arrow 3%

Copywriting
up arrow 4%

Web Marketing
up arrow 4%



Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 333 votes.

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
69%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
4%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 66%
medical benefits
Vision: 53%
dental benefits
None: 18%
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