Entry-Level Marketing Specialist Salary

An average Entry-Level Marketing Specialist can expect to take home roughly $46K per year. In the world of Entry-Level Marketing Specialists, total cash compensation can vary between $31K and $64K. Each package generally includes bonuses and profit sharing proceeds, and in exceptional cases, those amounts can reach heights of $6K and $7K, respectively. The specific employer and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Entry-Level Marketing Specialists making up 71 percent. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the greater part. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Entry-Level Marketing Specialists. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$34,080 - $63,552
$34K
$46K
$64K
MEDIAN: $46,433
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$11.67 - $24.61
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MEDIAN: $17.33
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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$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$34,080 - $63,552  
   
Bonus
$153.83 - $6,107  
Profit Sharing
$245.66 - $6,500  
Commission
$824 - $17,452  
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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$31,323 - $64,370  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 2,892
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$11.67 - $24.61  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.63  
Overtime
$18.68 - $38.52  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$153.83 - $6,107  
   
Commission
$824 - $17,452  
Profit Sharing
$245.66 - $6,500  
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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$31,323 - $64,370  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 751
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Well-known firms with a reputation for hiring numerous Entry-Level Marketing Specialists include Federal Express Corporation (FedEx), Cisco Systems Inc, Amazon.com Inc, Zulily, and Nike, Inc. Amazon.com Inc offers the highest compensation with a median salary of $82K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $45,420

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

Entry-Level Marketing Specialists will find that San Francisco offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 38 percent. Entry-Level Marketing Specialists will also find cushy salaries in New York (+23 percent), Seattle (+16 percent), Boston (+15 percent), and Washington (+12 percent). With compensation 6 percent below the national average, Minneapolis is not known for hefty paychecks and actually represents the lowest-paying market.

Marketing Specialist Advice

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

Marketing Specialist in Santa Barbara:
`"$I wish I knew how hard it was to grow."`
Take it as a learning experience, but don't expect to become a manager or get paid well.

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.

Key Stats for Marketing Specialist

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 557 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
78%
5-9 years
15%
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Skills That Affect Marketing Specialist Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 557 votes.

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 62%
dental benefits
None: 15%
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