Entry-Level Marketing Specialist Salary

Median pay for Entry-Level Marketing Specialists is around $44K per year. Final cash compensation to Entry-Level Marketing Specialists varies from around $31K to approximately $61K; choice pay grades include potential for bonuses and profit sharing as high as $5K and $8K, respectively. Location and the company each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Entry-Level Marketing Specialists survey participants are largely women, dominating at 67 percent. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Entry-Level Marketing Specialists. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$32,563 - $60,639
(Median)
$33K
$44K
$61K
MEDIAN: $44,448
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$11.45 - $23.74
(Median)
$11
$17
$24
MEDIAN: $16.00
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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
$32,563 - $60,639  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,342  
Profit Sharing
$258.31 - $7,545  
Commission
$587 - $12,365  
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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$30,592 - $61,164  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 3,494
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$11.45 - $23.74  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.25  
Overtime
$16.46 - $34.67  
National Annualized 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$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,342  
   
Commission
$587 - $12,365  
Profit Sharing
$258.31 - $7,545  
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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$30,592 - $61,164  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 811
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Although salaries only range from $58K to just $74K, Federal Express Corporation (FedEx) still offers the highest pay with a median paycheck of $62K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $43,716

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

With a pay rate for Entry-Level Marketing Specialists that is 39 percent greater than the national average, San Francisco offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Entry-Level Marketing Specialists will also find cushy salaries in San Jose (+25 percent), New York (+19 percent), Washington (+13 percent), and Boston (+12 percent). In Minneapolis, salaries are 5 percent below the national average and represent the lowest-paying market. Employers also pay below the national average in Atlanta (4 percent lower) and Houston (3 percent lower).

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Skills That Affect Marketing Specialist Salaries



Email Marketing
0%

National Average
$44,000

Marketing Communications
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Microsoft Excel
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Market Research
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Powerpoint
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Event Planning
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 698 votes.

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Common Health Benefits

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