Marketing Intern Salary

Pay for Marketing Interns in the United States sits in the ballpark of $12.16 per hour. Location and career length each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Female Marketing Interns survey participants are more prevalent than men — 61 percent of professionals. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Marketing Interns. One-eighth have medical and dental plans, and less than one-tenth have vision insurance. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.
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$19,793 - $50,806
(Median)
$20K
$36K
$51K
MEDIAN: $36,401
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$8.60 - $17.38
(Median)
$8
$12
$17
MEDIAN: $12.00
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$19,793 - $50,806  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,468  
Commission
$0.00  
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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$18,205 - $40,469  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 52
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$8.60 - $17.38  
   
Overtime
$8.27 - $28.83  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,468  
   
Commission
$0.00  
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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$18,205 - $40,469  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 437
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Job Description for Marketing Intern

Most marketing interns are nearing graduation from their college careers and have an interest in the field, and a marketing internship can be a stepping stone from college life to a marketing career.

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Marketing Intern Tasks

  • Support marketing strategies and online marketing initiatives.
  • Assist executives in daily administrative tasks.

Common Career Paths for Marketing Intern


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Marketing Interns sometimes assume positions such as Marketing Directors. That role pays $80K per year on average. The most common next step for a Marketing Intern is to become a Marketing Coordinator or a Marketing Manager. The former position pays an additional $13K per year on average, and the latter position pays $34K more per year.

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Popular Skills for Marketing Intern


Marketing Interns seem to wield many skills on the job. Most notably, facility with Advertising, Strategic Marketing, and Search Engine Optimization (SEO) are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 21 percent, 19 percent, and 16 percent, respectively. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Event Planning, Graphic Design, and Social Media Marketing. Those familiar with Market Research also tend to know Graphic Design.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $25,862

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

With a pay rate for Marketing Interns that is 28 percent greater than the national average, San Francisco offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Marketing Interns will also find cushy salaries in Houston (+18 percent), New York (+18 percent), Denver (+17 percent), and Seattle (+13 percent). Atlanta is home to the smallest salaries in the field, lagging the national average by 19 percent. A couple other locations with smaller-than-average paychecks include Austin (12 percent lower) and Los Angeles (9 percent lower).

Marketing Intern Reviews

What is it like working as a Marketing Intern?

Marketing Intern in Springdale:
"Marketing intern."
Pros: Autonomous work environment with friendly team members. Great summer intern series program, where interns get to attend professional development workshops and visit manufacturing plants.
Cons: Little to no guidance for job training.

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Experience Affects Marketing Intern Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 21%


National Average
$26,000

Skills That Affect Marketing Intern Salaries

Advertising
up arrow 21%

Strategic Marketing
up arrow 19%

Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
up arrow 16%

Sales
up arrow 9%

Online Marketing
up arrow 8%

Marketing Communications
up arrow 6%

Market Research
up arrow 4%

National Average
$26,000

Email Marketing
up arrow 3%

Social Media Marketing
up arrow 4%

Graphic Design
up arrow 6%

Event Planning
up arrow 17%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 54 votes.

Gender

Female
61 %
Male
39 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
34%
1-4 years
62%
5-9 years
3%
20 years or more
0%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 13%
dental benefits
Dental: 9%
medical benefits
Vision: 7%
dental benefits
None: 86%
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