Entry-Level Marketing Specialist Salary

Average Entry-Level Marketing Specialists make around $44K annually. In the world of Entry-Level Marketing Specialists, total cash compensation can vary between $30K and $60K. Each package generally includes bonuses and profit sharing proceeds, and in exceptional cases, those amounts can reach heights of $5K and $7K, respectively. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. There are more female Entry-Level Marketing Specialists who answered the questionnaire than male, making up 67 percent. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$32,416 - $59,561
(Median)
$32K
$44K
$60K
MEDIAN: $43,848
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$11.32 - $23.15
(Median)
$11
$16
$23
MEDIAN: $16.00
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90%

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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.
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$32,416 - $59,561  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,145  
Profit Sharing
$275.00 - $7,204  
Commission
$-0.50 - $11,836  
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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$30,371 - $59,931  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 2,886
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.
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$11.32 - $23.15  
   
Overtime
$15.31 - $33.91  
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.
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,145  
   
Commission
$-0.50 - $11,836  
Profit Sharing
$275.00 - $7,204  
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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$30,371 - $59,931  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 664
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Pay Difference by Location


For Entry-Level Marketing Specialists, busy San Francisco offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 35 percent above the national average. Entry-Level Marketing Specialists can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like San Jose (+23 percent), New York (+17 percent), Boston (+15 percent), and Washington (+11 percent). The smallest paychecks in the market, 7 percent south of the national average, can be found in Atlanta. Employers also pay below the national average in Denver (3 percent lower) and Minneapolis (2 percent lower).

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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Marketing Specialist Salaries




National Average
$43,000

Marketing Communications
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Microsoft Excel
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Powerpoint
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Marketing Administration
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Market Research
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Event Planning
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Microsoft Word
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 644 votes.

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 60% employee benefits None: 15%
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