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Entry-Level Marketing Specialist Salary

Median pay for Entry-Level Marketing Specialists is around $44K annually. In the world of Entry-Level Marketing Specialists, overall cash allowance can occasionally include more than $5K from bonuses and, in some exceptional cases, $7K from profit sharing, causing incomes to vary widely between $30K and $60K. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. Female Entry-Level Marketing Specialists survey participants are more prevalent than men — 67 percent of professionals. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the greater part. The majority of Entry-Level Marketing Specialists claim high levels of job satisfaction. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$32,343 - $59,481
(Median)
$32K
$44K
$59K
MEDIAN: $43,739
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90%

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$11.32 - $23.03
(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
$32,343 - $59,481  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,136  
Profit Sharing
$259.12 - $7,259  
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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$30,282 - $59,895  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 2,764
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 - $23.03  
   
Overtime
$15.47 - $33.83  
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 - $5,136  
   
Commission
$-0.50 - $11,836  
Profit Sharing
$259.12 - $7,259  
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).
)
$30,282 - $59,895  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 663

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Pay Difference by Location


Home to some of the best pay for Entry-Level Marketing Specialists, San Francisco offers exceptional salaries, 34 percent above the national average. Entry-Level Marketing Specialists can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like San Jose (+20 percent), New York (+18 percent), Boston (+15 percent), and Washington (+9 percent). Those in the field find the lowest salaries in Atlanta, 7 percent below the national average. Employers in St. Louis and Minneapolis also lean toward paying below-median salaries (5 percent lower and 3 percent lower, respectively).

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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Marketing Specialist Salaries




National Average
$43,000

Marketing Communications
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Market Research
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Powerpoint
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Marketing Administration
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Microsoft Excel
up arrow 2%

Event Planning
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Microsoft Word
up arrow 5%




Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 686 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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