Sales & Marketing Assistant Salary

Sales & Marketing Assistants in the United States may have to scrimp and save; the median compensation is $35K annually. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career duration. Most Sales & Marketing Assistants report high levels of job satisfaction. Although a strong majority have medical coverage and more than half have dental coverage, about a fourth claim no health benefits at all. Sales & Marketing Assistants who responded to the questionnaire are largely women, dominating at 83 percent. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$25,750 - $47,546

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$10.22 - $19.34

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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$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$25,750 - $47,546  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,500  
Profit Sharing
$750 - $2,291  
Commission
$0.00 - $10,926  
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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$24,775 - $46,239  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 587
National Hourly Rate 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$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$10.22 - $19.34  
   
Overtime
$15.11 - $30.90  
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$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,500  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $10,926  
Profit Sharing
$750 - $2,291  
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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$24,775 - $46,239  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 459
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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

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

Common Career Paths for Sales & Marketing Assistant


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Sales & Marketing Assistants who go on to become Marketing Directors may see their salaries climb quite a bit. Median pay for Marketing Directors is $79K annually. It is quite typical for Sales & Marketing Assistants to transition into roles as Marketing Coordinators or Executive Assistants, where reported median earnings are $5K and $11K higher per year.

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Popular Skills for Sales & Marketing Assistant


Sales & Marketing Assistants seem to require a rather large skill set. Most notably, skills in Marketing Administration, Powerpoint, Customer Relationship Management, and Adobe Illustrator are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts of 5 percent, 4 percent, 3 percent, and 3 percent, respectively. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Web Marketing, Social Media Marketing, and Microsoft Word. Most people who know Microsoft Excel also know Customer Service.

Pay by Experience Level for Sales & Marketing Assistant

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


Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $33K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $36K. On average, Sales & Marketing Assistants make $38K following one to two decades on the job. Folks who claim more than 20 years of relevant experience actually report a comparatively lower median income of $37K.

Pay Difference by Location


Home to some of the best pay for Sales & Marketing Assistants, Portland offers exceptional salaries, 18 percent above the national average. Sales & Marketing Assistants can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like San Francisco (+17 percent), Boston (+14 percent), Los Angeles (+8 percent), and Dallas (+7 percent). The lowest-paying market is Miami, which sits 10 percent below the national average. Employers in Philadelphia and Minneapolis also lean toward paying below-median salaries (4 percent lower and 3 percent lower, respectively).

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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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Experience Affects Sales & Marketing Assistant Salaries




National Average
$34,000


Skills That Affect Sales & Marketing Assistant Salaries


Powerpoint
up arrow 4%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 3%

Adobe Illustrator
up arrow 1%

Customer Service
0%

Sales
0%

Marketing Communications
0%

Graphic Design
0%

National Average
$34,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%

Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 2%

Media / Public Relations
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 4%

Social Media Marketing
up arrow 4%

Web Marketing
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 172 votes.

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 74% dental benefits Dental: 57%
vision benefits Vision: 43% employee benefits None: 24%
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