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Entry-Level Marketing Specialist Salary

An average Entry-Level Marketing Specialist can expect to take home roughly $44K per year. Overall compensation packages to Entry-Level Marketing Specialists range from $30K on the low end to $60K on the high end; this includes bonuses that peak near $5K and profit sharing that approaches $7K, with some high rollers snagging commissions as high as $12K. Residence and the company each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. More than half of Entry-Level Marketing Specialists (68 percent) survey participants are women. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$32,282 - $59,359
(Median)
$32K
$44K
$59K
MEDIAN: $43,636
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90%

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$11.25 - $22.86
(Median)
$11
$16
$23
MEDIAN: $16.00
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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
$32,282 - $59,359  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,127  
Profit Sharing
$260.14 - $7,232  
Commission
$-0.49 - $11,745  
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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$30,253 - $59,780  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 2,682
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
$11.25 - $22.86  
   
Overtime
$16.28 - $33.44  
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 - $5,127  
   
Commission
$-0.49 - $11,745  
Profit Sharing
$260.14 - $7,232  
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).
)
$30,253 - $59,780  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 635

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Pay Difference by Location


For those looking to make money, Entry-Level Marketing Specialists in San Francisco enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 31 percent above the national average. Entry-Level Marketing Specialists will also find cushy salaries in San Jose (+21 percent), New York (+17 percent), Boston (+16 percent), and Washington (+10 percent). Atlanta ranks last in the field for pay, reporting salaries 6 percent below the national average. Two other places where employers offer below-median salaries are St. Louis (5 percent less) and Minneapolis (3 percent less).

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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Marketing Specialist Salaries




Marketing Communications
0%

Market Research
0%

National Average
$43,000

Microsoft Excel
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Powerpoint
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Marketing Administration
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Event Planning
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Microsoft Office
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Microsoft Word
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 711 votes.

Gender

Female
68 %
Male
32 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 75%
vision benefits Vision: 60% employee benefits None: 15%