Marketing Intern Salary (United States)

Marketing Interns in the United States ordinarily take home approximately $11.98 per hour. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by experience level. The majority in this profession are lucky enough to receive benefits; less than 10 get medical and dental insurance, and 5 percent get vision plans, too. The majority of Marketing Interns (61 percent) are women. Most Marketing Interns like their work and job satisfaction is high. Replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire form the basis for this summary.
Marketing Intern Salary (?
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$15,813 - $59,180
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MEDIAN: $34,928
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Marketing Intern Salary (?
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$8.60 - $17.51
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National Salary Data

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Salary
$15,813 - $59,180  
   
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$0.00 - $705  
Total Pay (?
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$17,950 - $39,981  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 38
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$8.60 - $17.51  
   
Overtime
$8.21 - $29.16  
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$0$20K$40K$60K
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$0.00 - $705  
   
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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$17,950 - $39,981  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 355
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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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As Marketing Interns make advancements in their career path, salaries may climb quite a bit. Those in less important roles may make $63K less annually than those in higher-end positions, such as Product Marketing Manager. Career advancement for Marketing Interns often leads to becoming Marketing Coordinators or Marketing Managers, where they can earn $13,095 or $35K more per year.

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Popular Skills for Marketing Intern

Survey results imply that Marketing Interns put a diverse skill set to use. Most notably, skills in Marketing Communications, Advertising, Search Engine Optimization (SEO), and Sales are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts of 12 percent, 7 percent, 7 percent, and 7 percent, respectively. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Graphic Design and Social Media Marketing. Those educated in Market Research tend to be well-versed in Graphic Design.

Pay Difference By Location

New York
up arrow 20%
San Francisco
up arrow 19%
National Average
$25,000
Chicago
up arrow 7%
Los Angeles
up arrow 15%
Minneapolis
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Austin
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For Marketing Interns, New York provides a pay rate that is 20 percent greater than the national average. Marketing Interns will also find cushy salaries in San Francisco (+19 percent). Trailing the national average by 17 percent, Austin is the market with the smallest paychecks. Employers pay around -15 percent in Los Angeles and -15 percent in Minneapolis, below-median salaries for those in this field.

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Experience Affects Marketing Intern Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 11%
National Average
$25,000

Skills That Affect Marketing Intern Salaries

Marketing Communications
up arrow 12%
Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
up arrow 7%
Advertising
up arrow 7%
Sales
up arrow 6%
Market Research
0%
National Average
$25,000
Social Media Marketing
up arrow 14%
Graphic Design
up arrow 15%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 89 votes.

Gender

Female
61%
female alumni
 
Male
39%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
29%
1-4 years
67%
5-9 years
4%
20 years or more
0%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 10% dental benefits Dental: 9%
vision benefits Vision: 5% employee benefits None: 90%
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