Entry-Level Marketing Specialist Salary

Entry-Level Marketing Specialists take home approximately $44K per year on average. Total cash compensation to Entry-Level Marketing Specialists bottoms out near $30K and approaches $60K on the high end; the biggest paychecks include approximately $5K from bonuses and almost $7K from profit sharing. Residence and the company each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Work is enjoyable for Entry-Level Marketing Specialists, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Female Entry-Level Marketing Specialists are more common than men among those who completed the survey; more than half (67 percent) are women. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the larger part. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$32,444 - $59,615

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$11.41 - $23.20

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National Salary 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$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$32,444 - $59,615  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,163  
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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$30,449 - $60,036  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 2,941
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$11.41 - $23.20  
   
Overtime
$15.41 - $34.12  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,163  
   
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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$30,449 - $60,036  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 673
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Pay Difference by Location


For Entry-Level Marketing Specialists, San Francisco provides a pay rate that is 37 percent greater than the national average. Entry-Level Marketing Specialists will also find cushy salaries in San Jose (+23 percent), New York (+17 percent), Boston (+15 percent), and Washington (+12 percent). The lowest-paying market is Atlanta, which sits 6 percent below the national average. A couple other locations with smaller-than-average paychecks include Minneapolis and Denver (3 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 643 votes.

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 61% employee benefits None: 15%
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