Sales & Marketing Assistants aren't exactly in the most profitable line of business; these folks earn a belt-tightening average of $37K annually. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by years of experience. Although a majority have medical coverage and just over a half have dental coverage, just under a third claim no health benefits at all. Most Sales & Marketing Assistants report high levels of job satisfaction. Female Sales & Marketing Assistants make up most of the survey respondents at 79 percent. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$28,013 - $48,950
$28K
$37K
$49K
MEDIAN: $36,549
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50%
90%

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$11.08 - $20.02
$11
$15
$20
MEDIAN: $15.12
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90%

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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$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$28,013 - $48,950  
   
Bonus
$155.14 - $5,960  
Profit Sharing
$1,100  
Commission
$0.00 - $15,514  
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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$25,331 - $47,805  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 348
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$11.08 - $20.02  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.63  
Overtime
$14.83 - $34.22  
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
$155.14 - $5,960  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $15,514  
Profit Sharing
$1,100  
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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$25,331 - $47,805  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 282

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Job Description for Sales & Marketing Assistant

A sales and marketing assistants generally help with a company's marketing and sales initiatives by following through with promotions and marketing campaigns. This can include updating social media, creating promotional email campaigns, coordinating exhibit and trade show appearances, and contacting customers. Sales and marketing assistants often work closely with a marketing executive. Their work may include preparing proposals, running reports, and a variety of other duties as assigned by the marketing executive.

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Sales & Marketing Assistant Tasks

  • Provide administrative support to the sales and marketing department by preparing reports, conducting research, and performing clerical functions.
  • Assist in finding and contacting potential sales prospects.
  • Participate in sales and marketing activities to promote products and services.

Common Career Paths for Sales & Marketing Assistant


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While not commonly seen, Sales & Marketing Assistants who transition into a Marketing Director position may see a rise in pay. The median salary for Marketing Directors is $80K per year. Marketing Coordinators or Marketing Managers are common next-step roles for Sales & Marketing Assistants moving up in their careers; annual pay for Marketing Coordinators is $4K higher on average, and it's $25K higher for Marketing Managers.

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Popular Skills for Sales & Marketing Assistant


Survey respondents exploit a significant toolbox of skills in their work. Most notably, skills in Marketing Administration, Powerpoint, Marketing Communications, and Customer Relationship Management (CRM) are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Graphic Design, Web Marketing, and Media / Public Relations. The majority of those who know Customer Service also know Microsoft Excel and Sales.

Pay by Experience Level for Sales & Marketing Assistant

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience have a median salary of $35K. Those who have been around for five to 10 years can expect to take home more — $39K on average. After working for 10 to 20 years, Sales & Marketing Assistants make a median salary of $36K. Seasoned workers who boast more than two decades of relevant experience enjoy a median salary of $42K, which is substantially larger than the medians reported by folks with fewer years on their resumes.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $35,115

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

Home to some of the best pay for Sales & Marketing Assistants, Denver offers exceptional salaries, 28 percent above the national average. Sales & Marketing Assistants can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Atlanta (+27 percent), Washington (+20 percent), Irvine (+17 percent), and Boston (+14 percent). San Diego is home to the smallest salaries in the field, lagging the national average by 13 percent. Two other places where employers offer below-median salaries are Cincinnati (12 percent less) and Miami (11 percent less).

Sales & Marketing Assistant Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Sales & Marketing Assistant?

Sales & Marketing Assistant in Charlotte:
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Pros: Schedule flexibility, freedom in my role, creativity, office conditions are okay, get along with my coworkers.
Cons: Compensation on monthly sales, management level can be stressful on employees.

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Key Stats for Sales & Marketing Assistant

Gender

Female
79 %
Male
21 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 115 votes.
061
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
62%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
4%
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Experience Affects Sales & Marketing Assistant Salaries




National Average
$35,000


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 115 votes.

Gender

Female
79 %
Male
21 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
62%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 68%
dental benefits
Dental: 53%
vision benefits
Vision: 44%
dental benefits
None: 30%
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