Median pay for Entry-Level Marketing Specialists lies in the neighborhood of $46K annually. Total cash compensation to Entry-Level Marketing Specialists varies from $31K to $63K; higher pay grades include potential for bonuses and profit sharing as high as $6K each. The particular firm is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Entry-Level Marketing Specialists making up 70 percent. Most Entry-Level Marketing Specialists like their work and job satisfaction is high. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$33,702 - $62,419
(Median)
$34K
$46K
$62K
MEDIAN: $46,095
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$11.60 - $24.39
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$12
$17
$24
MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$33,702 - $62,419  
   
Bonus
$199.38 - $6,039  
Profit Sharing
$195.74 - $6,186  
Commission
$990 - $17,754  
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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$31,106 - $63,302  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 2,841
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$11.60 - $24.39  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.56  
Overtime
$18.45 - $37.17  
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.
)
$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$199.38 - $6,039  
   
Commission
$990 - $17,754  
Profit Sharing
$195.74 - $6,186  
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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$31,106 - $63,302  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 724
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Federal Express Corporation (FedEx), Cisco Systems Inc, Zulily, Nike, Inc., and Amazon.com Inc are some prominent firms with considerable interest in employing a large team of Entry-Level Marketing Specialists. For Entry-Level Marketing Specialists, comfortable salaries can be found at Amazon.com Inc; in fact, median earnings sit around $71K, the highest in the area.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $45,134

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

For Entry-Level Marketing Specialists, working in the bustling city of San Francisco has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Entry-Level Marketing Specialists can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like New York (+20 percent), Seattle (+14 percent), Washington (+12 percent), and Boston (+12 percent). With compensation 5 percent below the national average, Minneapolis is not known for hefty paychecks and actually represents the lowest-paying market.

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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.

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Skills That Affect Marketing Specialist Salaries



Marketing Communications
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Market Research
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 544 votes.

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
medical benefits
Vision: 61%
dental benefits
None: 15%
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