Entry-Level Marketing Specialist Salary

The average Entry-Level Marketing Specialist can expect to rake in roughly $47K per year. Final incomes of Entry-Level Marketing Specialists generally vary between $31K and $65K; more lucrative packages include potential for bonuses, profit sharing, and commissions — occasionally as high as $6K each for the first two and $15K for the last. The particular firm and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Most Entry-Level Marketing Specialists survey respondents are women (73 percent). A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$34,360 - $64,810
$34K
$47K
$65K
MEDIAN: $47,243
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$11.85 - $25.05
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$25
MEDIAN: $17.37
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$0$65K
Salary $34,360 - $64,810
Bonus $102.88 - $6,208
Profit Sharing $252.53 - $6,141
Commission $976 - $15,361
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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$31,364 - $65,494
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 3,051
Hourly Data $0$39
Hourly Rate $11.85 - $25.05
Hourly Tips $1.31
Overtime $19.23 - $39.88
Annual Data $0$65K
Bonus $102.88 - $6,208
Commission $976 - $15,361
Profit Sharing $252.53 - $6,141
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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$31,364 - $65,494
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 840

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Many Entry-Level Marketing Specialists can be found at Federal Express Corporation (FedEx), Cisco Systems Inc, Amazon.com Inc, Zulily, and Nike, Inc., firms that are at the top of the field. Entry-Level Marketing Specialists seeking a sizable paycheck can earn the most at Amazon.com Inc, where the average salary comes to $82K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $45,807

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

San Francisco is home to an above-average pay rate for Entry-Level Marketing Specialists, 36 percent higher than the national average. Entry-Level Marketing Specialists will also find cushy salaries in New York (+22 percent), Seattle (+15 percent), Boston (+14 percent), and Washington (+12 percent). Minneapolis is the lowest-paying area, 7 percent south of the national average.

Marketing Specialist Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Marketing Specialist in Santa Barbara:
"I wish I knew how hard it was to grow."
Take it as a learning experience, but don't expect to become a manager or get paid well.

Marketing Specialist in Brenham:
"Starting salary at public colleges."
Never assume that merit raises will be given. This college gives everyone the same standard cost-of-living percentage increase.

Key Stats for Marketing Specialist

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
27 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 666 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
78%
5-9 years
15%
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Skills That Affect Marketing Specialist Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 666 votes.

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
27 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 62%
no benefits
None: 15%
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