Entry-Level Marketing Specialist Salary

An average Entry-Level Marketing Specialist can expect to take home roughly $47K per year. In the world of Entry-Level Marketing Specialists, overall cash earnings stretch from $31K near the bottom to $66K near the top; these packages encompass bonuses that run close to $6K and profit sharing that can (albeit rarely) exceed $6K, along with commissions approaching $15K. The particular firm and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most Entry-Level Marketing Specialists like their work and job satisfaction is high. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Entry-Level Marketing Specialists making up 73 percent. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$34,588 - $64,999
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$48K
$65K
MEDIAN: $47,527
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$11.90 - $25.01
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$0$65K
Salary $34,588 - $64,999
Bonus $101.13 - $6,176
Profit Sharing $255.32 - $5,761
Commission $976 - $15,260
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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$31,344 - $65,432
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 3,061
Hourly Data $0$40
Hourly Rate $11.90 - $25.01
Hourly Tips $1.31
Overtime $19.49 - $40.07
Annual Data $0$65K
Bonus $101.13 - $6,176
Commission $976 - $15,260
Profit Sharing $255.32 - $5,761
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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$31,344 - $65,432
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 866

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Popular Employer Salaries for Marketing Specialist


Known for taking on a considerable number of Entry-Level Marketing Specialists, Federal Express Corporation (FedEx), Cisco Systems Inc, Amazon.com Inc, Zulily, and Nike, Inc. are leading firms in the industry. Entry-Level Marketing Specialists flock to Amazon.com Inc for generous paychecks, where average earnings of $82K lead the pack in compensation.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $45,850

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 36 percent. Entry-Level Marketing Specialists will also find cushy salaries in New York (+22 percent), Seattle (+15 percent), Boston (+14 percent), and Washington (+12 percent). In Minneapolis, salaries are 7 percent below the national average and represent 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
72 %
Male
28 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 720 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
78%
5-9 years
16%
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Skills That Affect Marketing Specialist Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 720 votes.

Gender

Female
72 %
Male
28 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
vision benefits
Vision: 61%
no benefits
None: 15%
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