Median pay for Marketing Interns in the United States is around $12.24 per hour. Residence and career length each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 56 percent. Work is enjoyable for Marketing Interns, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Close to a sixth report receiving medical coverage from their employers and less than one in ten collect dental insurance. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.
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$17,817 - $50,712
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$18K
$31K
$51K
MEDIAN: $30,708
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$9.07 - $17.38
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MEDIAN: $12.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$17,817 - $50,712  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,041  
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$18,956 - $39,472  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 51
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$9.07 - $17.38  
   
Overtime
$10.07 - $29.19  
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,041  
   
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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$18,956 - $39,472  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 406
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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 may experience a large salary bump if they progress into a role such as Marketing Director. The latter position pays an average of $80K annually. Marketing Coordinators or Marketing Managers are common next-step roles for Marketing Interns moving up in their careers; annual pay for Marketing Coordinators is $13K higher on average, and it's $35K higher for Marketing Managers.

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Popular Skills for Marketing Intern


Survey results imply that Marketing Interns deploy a substantial tool kit of skills at work. Most notably, facility with Advertising, Search Engine Optimization (SEO), and Sales are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 21 percent, 17 percent, and 9 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

National Average: $25,747

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

Home to some of the best pay for Marketing Interns, San Francisco offers exceptional salaries, 31 percent above the national average. Marketing Interns will also find cushy salaries in Houston (+22 percent), Minneapolis (+21 percent), Boston (+19 percent), and San Jose (+18 percent). Marketing Interns in Atlanta earn salaries far below the national average by 21 percent, proving that geography overwhelmingly affects the pay scale for those in this field. Employers pay around 11 percent less in Dallas and 5 percent less in Los Angeles, below-median salaries for those in this field.

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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 40%


National Average
$26,000

Skills That Affect Marketing Intern Salaries

Advertising
up arrow 21%

Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
up arrow 17%

Sales
up arrow 9%

Strategic Marketing
up arrow 5%

Marketing Communications
up arrow 1%

Market Research
up arrow 1%

Online Marketing
up arrow 1%

National Average
$26,000

Social Media Marketing
up arrow 4%

Graphic Design
up arrow 4%

Email Marketing
up arrow 4%

Event Management
up arrow 11%

Event Planning
up arrow 18%

Content Management
up arrow 18%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 33 votes.

Gender

Female
56 %
Male
44 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
39%
1-4 years
59%
5-9 years
2%
20 years or more
0%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 16%
dental benefits
Dental: 9%
medical benefits
Vision: 9%
dental benefits
None: 83%
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