Sr. Marketing Specialist Salary

Senior Marketing Specialists in the United States can expect to earn an average of $61K per year. Cash earnings for Senior Marketing Specialists — which occasionally include more than $10K from bonuses and more than $8K from profit sharing — stretch from around $45K to approximately $83K. Residence and years of experience each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Medical benefits are awarded to almost all, and a large number earn dental coverage. For the most part, Senior Marketing Specialists enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$45,021 - $80,260
$45K
$61K
$80K
MEDIAN: $61,343
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$16.08 - $37.81
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$0$83K
Salary $45,021 - $80,260
Bonus $105.00 - $9,500
Profit Sharing $487.22 - $8,109
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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$45,249 - $83,186
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 422
Hourly Data $0$59
Hourly Rate $16.08 - $37.81
Overtime $31.88
Annual Data $0$83K
Bonus $105.00 - $9,500
Profit Sharing $487.22 - $8,109
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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$45,249 - $83,186
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 23

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Job Description for Sr. Marketing Specialist

The role of senior marketing specialists is similar to that of more junior specialists, though it often carries additional supervisory or managerial duties. In terms of marketing work, senior marketing specialists provide a number of services to their employers. First and foremost, senior marketing specialists are responsible for guiding marketing strategies for products or services offered by their company.

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Sr. Marketing Specialist Tasks

  • Recommend and coordinate marketing activities and policies to promote products and services.
  • Assist in developing pricing strategies, advertising goals and sales proposals.
  • Perform market research studies and analyze their findings.

Common Career Paths for Sr. Marketing Specialist


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At the upper end, Senior Marketing Specialists who move into a Senior Marketing Manager role can end up with a hefty increase in pay. The average income for Senior Marketing Managers is a much higher $102K per year. Becoming a Marketing Manager or a Marketing Communications Manager is a common transition from a Senior Marketing Specialist role.

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Popular Skills for Sr. Marketing Specialist


Survey results imply that Senior Marketing Specialists deploy a substantial tool kit of skills at work. Most notably, skills in Product Marketing, Web Marketing, Project Management, and Powerpoint are correlated to pay that is above average. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Market Research, Advertising, and Email Marketing. Those educated in Marketing Communications tend to be well versed in Marketing Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Sr. Marketing Specialist

Pay by Experience for a Sr. Marketing Specialist has a positive trend. An entry-level Sr. Marketing Specialist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $58,000 based on 223 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Sr. Marketing Specialist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $63,000 based on 210 salaries. An experienced Sr. Marketing Specialist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $69,000 based on 101 salaries. A Sr. Marketing Specialist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $63,000 based on 28 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $61,632

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

Senior Marketing Specialists will find that San Francisco offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 27 percent. Senior Marketing Specialists will also find cushy salaries in New York (+25 percent), Los Angeles (+19 percent), Minneapolis (+16 percent), and Dallas (+10 percent). Pittsburgh ranks last in the field for pay, reporting salaries 19 percent below the national average. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in Portland and Atlanta (16 percent lower and 15 percent lower, respectively).

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Key Stats for Sr. Marketing Specialist

Gender

Female
79 %
Male
21 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 87 votes.
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
43%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
7%
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Experience Affects Sr. Marketing Specialist Salaries

▲11%

▲3%

▲2%

National Average
$62,000

▼5%

Skills That Affect Sr. Marketing Specialist Salaries




▲1%

Strategic Marketing
▼0%

Microsoft Excel
▼0%

National Average
$62,000








▼4%


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 87 votes.

Gender

Female
79 %
Male
21 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
43%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
vision benefits
Vision: 68%
no benefits
None: 8%
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