Sales & Marketing Assistant Salary

Those pursuing careers as Sales & Marketing Assistants in the United States may have to make do with less; average incomes for people in this area hover around only $37K per year. Geography and experience level each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Some workers in this field — slightly less than a third — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by a majority and dental plans are enjoyed by over one-half. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Female Sales & Marketing Assistants make up most of the survey respondents at 78 percent. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$28,170 - $49,734
$28K
$37K
$50K
MEDIAN: $36,827
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50%
90%

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$11.18 - $20.27
$11
$15
$20
MEDIAN: $15.15
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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
$28,170 - $49,734  
   
Bonus
$147.95 - $5,946  
Profit Sharing
$1,100  
Commission
$0.00 - $15,135  
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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$25,395 - $48,595  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 329
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$11.18 - $20.27  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.63  
Overtime
$14.69 - $34.40  
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
$147.95 - $5,946  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $15,135  
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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$25,395 - $48,595  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 265

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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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Sales & Marketing Assistants sometimes assume positions such as Marketing Directors. That role pays $80K per year on average. Career advancement for the typical Sales & Marketing Assistant often leads to becoming a Marketing Coordinator or a Marketing Manager; median salaries in these positions are $4K higher and $25K higher, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Sales & Marketing Assistant


Survey results imply that Sales & Marketing Assistants deploy a deep pool of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Customer Relationship Management, Marketing Administration, Marketing Communications, and Powerpoint are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Graphic Design, Web Marketing, and Media / Public Relations. It is often found that people who know Customer Service are also skilled in Microsoft Excel and Sales.

Pay by Experience Level for Sales & Marketing Assistant

Pay by Experience for a Sales & Marketing Assistant has a positive trend. An entry-level Sales & Marketing Assistant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $35,000 based on 473 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Sales & Marketing Assistant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 108 salaries. An experienced Sales & Marketing Assistant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $35,000 based on 64 salaries. A Sales & Marketing Assistant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $42,000 based on 29 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $35,236

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

Surpassing the national average by 28 percent, Sales & Marketing Assistants in Denver receive some of the highest pay in the country. Sales & Marketing Assistants will also find cushy salaries in Atlanta (+25 percent), Washington (+19 percent), Irvine (+19 percent), and Boston (+18 percent). Trailing the national average by 14 percent, San Diego is the market with the smallest paychecks. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in Cincinnati and Miami (12 percent lower and 10 percent lower, respectively).

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
78 %
Male
22 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 112 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
61%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
5%
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Experience Affects Sales & Marketing Assistant Salaries

▲19%

▲13%

▼0%

National Average
$35,000

▼1%

Skills That Affect Sales & Marketing Assistant Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 112 votes.

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
61%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 69%
dental benefits
Dental: 54%
vision benefits
Vision: 44%
no benefits
None: 29%