Entry-Level Marketing Communications Specialist Salary (United States)

An Entry-Level Marketing Communications Specialist earns an average salary of $43,970 per year.
Entry-Level Marketing Communications Specialist Salary (?
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$33,368 - $59,134
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $43,970
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Entry-Level Marketing Communications Specialist Salary (?
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$11.75 - $25.01
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MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$33,368 - $59,134  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,035  
Profit Sharing
$405.47 - $3,971  
Commission
$120.00 - $11,000  
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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$31,506 - $59,496  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 822
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$11.75 - $25.01  
   
Overtime
$17.23 - $33.51  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,035  
   
Commission
$120.00 - $11,000  
Profit Sharing
$405.47 - $3,971  
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).
)
$31,506 - $59,496  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 173
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Pay Difference By Location

San Francisco
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Washington
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Minneapolis
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Chicago
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Phoenix
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National Average
$43,000
Seattle
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Atlanta
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Madison
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Marketing Communications Specialist Advice

What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?
Marketing Communications Specialist in Seattle:
"Confidence Is Amazing."
Believing in yourself and what you're doing will allow you to reach the next level. Any doubts you have in your abilities will only hold you back. Take the time to evaluate who you are and what you know and continue to learn and grow. I always feared being wrong, that will most likely happen. It's how you fix it and move on that usually becomes more valuable.

Skills That Affect Entry-Level Marketing Communications Specialist Salaries

Email Marketing
up arrow 10%
Powerpoint
up arrow 3%
Marketing Administration
up arrow 2%
Web Marketing
up arrow 1%
Strategic Marketing
up arrow 1%
Adobe InDesign
up arrow 1%
Marketing Communications
0%
Copywriting
0%
Microsoft Excel
0%
National Average
$43,000
Social Media Marketing
up arrow 2%
Advertising
up arrow 2%
Microsoft Word
up arrow 2%
Media / Public Relations
up arrow 3%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 4%
Graphic Design
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
80%
female alumni
 
Male
20%
male alumni

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 59% employee benefits None: 10%
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