What am I worth?
Get a free salary report »
What should I pay?
Pay the right way »

Marketing Representative Salary

An average Marketing Representative in the United States can expect to take home roughly $42K per year. In the world of Marketing Representatives, total cash compensation ranges from $27K on the lower end to $69K on the higher end; this includes bonuses that reach $10K and profit sharing that approaches $8K in rare cases, with some high rollers snagging commissions as high as $28K. Career duration and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. For the most part, Marketing Representatives enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. More than half of Marketing Representatives (64 percent) survey participants are women. Although a fair number have medical coverage and the greater part have dental coverage, about a fifth claim no health benefits at all. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.
Read More
$29,320 - $66,632
(Median)
$29K
$42K
$67K
MEDIAN: $42,319
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

$9.88 - $20.83
(Median)
$9
$15
$21
MEDIAN: $14.00
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$29,320 - $66,632  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,237  
Profit Sharing
$207.29 - $8,304  
Commission
$0.00 - $27,758  
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).
)
$26,536 - $68,509  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 704
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$9.88 - $20.83  
   
Overtime
$13.59 - $31.95  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,237  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $27,758  
Profit Sharing
$207.29 - $8,304  
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).
)
$26,536 - $68,509  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 227
United States (change)

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)


Comp Managers: Start Here »

Job Description for Marketing Representative

Marketing representatives are responsible for promoting products and services offered by their organization. To do this, the marketing representative must consult with relevant staff to develop a sales plan, identifying the geographic location of the sales campaign and targeting prospective customers. They are also responsible for keeping sales records and gathering other consumer feedback so plans' performance can be reviewed and adjustments can be made as needed. Another thing that marketing representatives handle is providing customer feedback to the company's management team, presenting consumer information in an easy-to-understand format. Marketing representatives must ensure that their company and its products and services are portrayed in a positive light. Additionally, they help find potential clients and develop positive relationships with those individuals, including through responding to questions, criticisms, and demands.

Read More...

Marketing Representative Tasks

  • Conduct training as needed to support sales efforts of retail teams.
  • Establish, retain and grow strong relationships with customers.
  • Drive brand awareness and increase market share.
  • Distribute sales, training and marketing literature and collateral.

Common Career Paths for Marketing Representative


Add this chart to your site:   640px 640px    300px 300px


As Marketing Representatives transition into upper-level roles such as Marketing Director, they may see a strong upturn in salary. Marketing Directors earn $79K on average per year. Going from Marketing Representative to Marketing Manager is the transition that occurs most often in this field, where the paychecks are $60K. Many others choose to work as Marketing Coordinators, where pay is typically $39K.

Marketing Representative Job Listings

Search for more jobs:

Popular Skills for Marketing Representative


Marketing Representatives seem to wield many skills on the job. Most notably, facility with Insurance, Salesforce, and Marketing Communications are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 46 percent, 34 percent, and 13 percent, respectively. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Social Media Marketing, Adobe Photoshop, and Email Marketing. The majority of those who know Microsoft Excel also know Direct Marketing.

Pay by Experience Level for Marketing Representative

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Marketing Representatives who reported more years of relevant experience also reported higher earnings. The average inexperienced worker's salary is approximately $38K, and people with five to 10 years of experience bring in more at around $45K on average. Marketing Representatives bring in $51K after working for 10 to 20 years. More than 20 years of experience seem related to solid financial gains; veterans in this group report earning a median of $64K.

Pay Difference by Location


For those looking to make money, Marketing Representatives in Atlanta enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 24 percent above the national average. Marketing Representatives will also find cushy salaries in Fort Worth (+21 percent), San Antonio (+18 percent), Denver (+16 percent), and Portland (+16 percent). Seattle is the lowest-paying area, 7 percent south of the national average. A couple other locations with smaller-than-average paychecks include Buffalo (7 percent lower) and Chicago (5 percent lower).

Related Job Salaries

United States (change)

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)


Comp Managers: Start Here »

Experience Affects Marketing Representative Salaries




National Average
$41,000


Skills That Affect Marketing Representative Salaries

Insurance
up arrow 46%

Salesforce
up arrow 34%

Marketing Communications
up arrow 13%


up arrow 6%


Microsoft Excel
up arrow 4%

Direct Marketing
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Word
0%

National Average
$41,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%

Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
up arrow 3%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 5%


Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 11%


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 165 votes.

Gender

Female
64 %
Male
36 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 77% dental benefits Dental: 63%
vision benefits Vision: 49% employee benefits None: 21%
ADVERTISEMENT