Sales & Marketing Assistant Salary

Sales & Marketing Assistants in the United States are not likely to strike it rich; they only make around $37K annually on average. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure. Although the larger part have medical coverage and a little over a half have dental coverage, approximately one in three claim no health benefits at all. Most Sales & Marketing Assistants like their work and job satisfaction is high. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Sales & Marketing Assistants making up 77 percent. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$28,601 - $50,326
$29K
$37K
$50K
MEDIAN: $37,107
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50%
90%

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$11.28 - $20.16
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MEDIAN: $15.17
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$0$50K
Salary $28,601 - $50,326
Bonus $102.41 - $8,139
Profit Sharing $1,030
Commission $0.00 - $15,170
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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$25,537 - $48,520
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 343
Hourly Data $0$32
Hourly Rate $11.28 - $20.16
Hourly Tips $0.63
Overtime $15.37 - $32.06
Annual Data $0$48K
Bonus $102.41 - $8,139
Commission $0.00 - $15,170
Profit Sharing $1,030
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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$25,537 - $48,520
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 289

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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. 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


Sales & Marketing Assistants seem to exploit a large range 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 are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Graphic Design, Web Marketing, and Media / Public Relations. Those educated in Customer Service tend to be well versed 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: $35,522

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

For Sales & Marketing Assistants, busy Denver offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 27 percent above the national average. Sales & Marketing Assistants can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Atlanta (+24 percent), Washington (+18 percent), Irvine (+18 percent), and Boston (+17 percent). Those in the field find the lowest salaries in San Diego, 15 percent below the national average. A couple other locations with smaller-than-average paychecks include Cincinnati (13 percent lower) and Miami (11 percent lower).

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

Sales & Marketing Assistant in Las Vegas:
"Not Quite Enough."
Pros: While I enjoy the flexibility of the position and my schedule.
Cons: My concern is that I am not earning to my full potential. It may be a case where I do not know what questions to ask or what I should be looking for to expand my horizons.

Sales & Marketing Assistant in West Palm Beach:
"Is this fair."
Pros: The work is satisfying and learning.
Cons: Not sure it will last and will have to start over.

Sales & Marketing Assistant in Compton:
"The real world."
Pros: I like helping people snd being able to work on my own.Nothing.
Cons: Management is bad, no room for growth.

Sales & Marketing Assistant in Charlotte:
"Review."
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
77 %
Male
23 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 130 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
65%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
5%
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Experience Affects Sales & Marketing Assistant Salaries

▲18%

▲12%

National Average
$36,000

▼1%

▼2%

Skills That Affect Sales & Marketing Assistant Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 130 votes.

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
65%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 66%
dental benefits
Dental: 53%
vision benefits
Vision: 43%
no benefits
None: 32%
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