Sr. Marketing Specialist Salary

The average Senior Marketing Specialist in the United States earns approximately $61K per year. Including potential for bonuses and profit sharing, each hitting highs of $10K, total cash payment to Senior Marketing Specialists can bottom out at $46K or peak near $86K. Residence and career length each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Female Senior Marketing Specialists make up most of the survey respondents at 75 percent. Almost all enjoy medical while a large number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a fair number. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$46,198 - $81,994
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$46K
$61K
$82K
MEDIAN: $60,705
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$15.83 - $33.94
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$16
$22
$34
MEDIAN: $22.00
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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$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$46,198 - $81,994  
   
Bonus
$103.04 - $9,962  
Profit Sharing
$710 - $9,848  
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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$45,811 - $85,575  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 612
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$20$40$60
Hourly Rate
$15.83 - $33.94  
   
Overtime
$23.34 - $59.60  
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$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$103.04 - $9,962  
   
Profit Sharing
$710 - $9,848  
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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$45,811 - $85,575  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 33
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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

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

Common Career Paths for Sr. Marketing Specialist


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Though some Senior Marketing Specialists move into positions like Senior Marketing Manager (where the average salary is $102K), this progression is not the norm. However, becoming a Marketing Manager or Marketing Communications Manager is a more frequent transition for Senior Marketing Specialists.

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Popular Skills for Sr. Marketing Specialist


Senior Marketing Specialists report using a deep pool of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Project Management, Powerpoint, Strategic Marketing, and Market Research are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Advertising, Marketing Administration, and Email Marketing. It is often found that people who know Marketing Communications are also skilled in Marketing Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Sr. Marketing Specialist

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


More years of relevant experience do not necessarily translate to higher paychecks. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience have a median salary of $57K. Those who have been around for five to 10 years can expect to take home more — $64K on average. For Senior Marketing Specialists, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $65K. Survey participants who have spent more than 20 years on the job report a predictably higher median income of $75K, demonstrating that compensation is roughly commensurate with experience in the end.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $61,682

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

Home to some of the best pay for Senior Marketing Specialists, Minneapolis offers exceptional salaries, 31 percent above the national average. Senior Marketing Specialists will also find cushy salaries in Los Angeles (+20 percent), New York (+19 percent), Washington (+15 percent), and San Francisco (+15 percent). With compensation 14 percent below the national average, Atlanta is not known for hefty paychecks and actually represents the lowest-paying market. Two other places where employers offer below-median salaries are Denver (12 percent less) and Houston (10 percent less).

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Experience Affects Sr. Marketing Specialist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 22%



National Average
$62,000


Skills That Affect Sr. Marketing Specialist Salaries


Powerpoint
up arrow 4%

Strategic Marketing
up arrow 2%

Market Research
up arrow 1%

Marketing Management
0%

Online Marketing
0%

National Average
$62,000

Web Marketing
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%

Social Media Marketing
up arrow 2%

Marketing Communications
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 4%

Email Marketing
up arrow 4%



Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 114 votes.

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
44%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 85%
medical benefits
Vision: 73%
dental benefits
None: 7%
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