Marketing Intern Salary
|Salary||$17,817 - $53,039|
|Bonus||$0.00 - $5,068|
|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).)
|$19,183 - $39,698|
|Hourly Rate||$9.21 - $17.67|
|Overtime||$11.07 - $29.93|
|Bonus||$0.00 - $5,068|
|Total Pay (||$19,183 - $39,698|
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.Read More...
Some marketing internships are paid, while others are unpaid depending on the position or organization and its budget. Regardless of whether or not they are paid, the purpose of a marketing internship is to give the intern the opportunity to gain valuable experience, as well as give the employer the opportunity to possibly train a future employee and have additional labor for necessary tasks.
On a day-to-day basis, a marketing intern's tasks may vary widely. They may work on a media campaign to raise brand awareness with local or national media, for example, or staff a trade show booth at a local, national, or international event. Event planning and coordination is another important role often delegated to a marketing intern, as is the process of gathering research and statistics from polls or other survey instruments that track their organization’s popularity. A marketing intern also gets to observe how the creative brainstorming and implementation processes work at their organization.
Marketing interns’ hours vary greatly depending on the needs of their employer; their hours may be part time or full time. While some are primarily office-based, others frequently work offsite for events or other projects.
Marketing Intern Tasks
- Assist executives in daily administrative tasks.
- Support marketing strategies and online marketing initiatives.
Common Career Paths for Marketing Intern
Marketing Interns' salaries may rise greatly for those who assume a higher-end position such as a Marketing Director. The average Marketing Director brings home $80K per year. 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 $35K more per year.
Popular Skills for Marketing Intern
Survey participants wield an impressively varied skill set on the job. Most notably, facility with Advertising, Strategic Marketing, and Sales are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 20 percent, 10 percent, and 8 percent, respectively. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Content Management, Event Planning, and Event Management. The majority of those who know Market Research also know Graphic Design.
Pay Difference by Location
Marketing Interns will find that San Francisco offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 33 percent. Marketing Interns can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like San Jose (+22 percent), Houston (+21 percent), Cleveland (+20 percent), and Minneapolis (+20 percent). Marketing Interns' salaries are heavily influenced by location — Marketing Interns in Atlanta bring in salaries that are 20 percent lower than the national average. Employers also pay below the national average in Chicago (16 percent lower) and Dallas (5 percent lower).
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