Marketing Intern Salary (United States)

A typical Marketing Intern in the United States can expect to rake in roughly $11.98 per hour. Residency is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career duration. In this profession, less than 10 percent individuals enjoy medical and dental coverage, and 5 percent have vision insurance, as well. Most Marketing Interns (61 percent) are women. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
Marketing Intern Salary (?
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$15,813 - $59,180
(Median)
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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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$15,813 - $59,180  
   
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$0.00 - $705  
Total Pay (?
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$17,950 - $39,981  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 38
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$8.60 - $17.51  
   
Overtime
$8.21 - $29.16  
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$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  
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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Marketing Interns may enjoy a sizeable increase in earnings as they climb the career ladder. For example, top-notch roles like Product Marketing Manager can offer an extra $63K annually than lower-level jobs in the same field. Marketing Interns typically move into roles as Marketing Coordinators or Marketing Managers, where they can expect an extra $13,095 or $35K per year.

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Popular Skills for Marketing Intern

Survey results show that Marketing Interns use a fair number of skills. 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. Most people experienced in Market Research also know Graphic Design.

Pay Difference By Location

New York
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San Francisco
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National Average
$25,000
Chicago
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Los Angeles
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Minneapolis
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Austin
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New York offers some of the highest pay in the country for Marketing Interns, 20 percent above the national average. Marketing Interns will also find cushy salaries in San Francisco (+19 percent). Austin ranks last in the field for pay, reporting salaries 17 percent below the national average. Employers also pay below the national average in Los Angeles (-15 percent) and Minneapolis (-15 percent).

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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
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Sales
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Market Research
0%
National Average
$25,000
Social Media Marketing
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Graphic Design
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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%