Marketing Intern Salary

For Marketing Interns, hourly average wages total $12.16 per hour. Geography and career length each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. One-eighth have medical and dental plans, and less than 10 percent have vision insurance. Job satisfaction for Marketing Interns is high. Marketing Interns survey participants are largely women, dominating at 61 percent. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.
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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 (?
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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 do not often transition into Marketing Director roles. The role averages $80K per year. Typical career progression for a Marketing Intern involves becoming a Marketing Coordinator or a Marketing Manager, roles that pay $13K more and $34K more on average.

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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. Most people who know Market Research also know Graphic Design.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $25,862

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, 28 percent above the national average. Marketing Interns will also find cushy salaries in Houston (+18 percent), New York (+18 percent), Denver (+17 percent), and Seattle (+13 percent). Those in the field find the lowest salaries in Atlanta, 19 percent below the national average. Employers pay around 12 percent less in Austin and 9 percent less in Los Angeles, below-median salaries for those in this field.

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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