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Entry-Level Marketing Specialist Salary

The average Entry-Level Marketing Specialist earns approximately $43K per year. Overall cash earnings for Entry-Level Marketing Specialists stretch from $30K on the lower end to $60K near the top, and the heftiest packages can encompass around $5K from bonuses and $7K from profit sharing. Most Entry-Level Marketing Specialists report high levels of job satisfaction. The majority of Entry-Level Marketing Specialists (67 percent) who took the survey are female. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.
$31,906 - $59,203
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MEDIAN: $43,216
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$11.09 - $23.01
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National Salary Data

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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$31,906 - $59,203  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,141  
Profit Sharing
$275.00 - $7,204  
Commission
$-0.49 - $19,392  
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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$30,017 - $59,711  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 2,570
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
$11.09 - $23.01  
   
Overtime
$15.32 - $33.61  
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 - $5,141  
   
Commission
$-0.49 - $19,392  
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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$30,017 - $59,711  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 610
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Pay Difference by Location


For Entry-Level Marketing Specialists, busy San Francisco offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 29 percent above the national average. Entry-Level Marketing Specialists will also find cushy salaries in San Jose (+23 percent), Boston (+18 percent), New York (+16 percent), and Washington (+10 percent). Trailing the national average by 5 percent, St. Louis is the market with the smallest paychecks. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in Atlanta and Minneapolis (3 percent less).

Marketing Specialist Advice

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

Skills That Affect Entry-Level Marketing Specialist Salaries




Marketing Communications
0%

Microsoft Excel
0%

Market Research
0%

Powerpoint
0%

National Average
$42,000

Marketing Administration
up arrow 1%

Event Planning
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 3%

Web Marketing
up arrow 4%

Advertising
up arrow 4%



Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 741 votes.

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 75%
vision benefits Vision: 59% employee benefits None: 15%