Marketing Intern Salary
|Salary||$17,754 - $50,877|
|Bonus||$0.00 - $6,082|
|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).)
|$19,505 - $40,662|
|Hourly Rate||$9.62 - $18.08|
|Overtime||$12.00 - $31.26|
|Bonus||$0.00 - $6,082|
|Total Pay (||$19,505 - $40,662|
Job Description for Marketing Intern
Most marketing interns are nearing graduation from their college careers and have an interest in the field, and a marketing internship can be a stepping stone from college life to a marketing career.Read More...
Some marketing internships are paid, while others are unpaid depending on the position or organization and its budget. Regardless of whether or not they are paid, the purpose of a marketing internship is to give the intern the opportunity to gain valuable experience, as well as give the employer the opportunity to possibly train a future employee and have additional labor for necessary tasks.
On a day-to-day basis, a marketing intern's tasks may vary widely. They may work on a media campaign to raise brand awareness with local or national media, for example, or staff a trade show booth at a local, national, or international event. Event planning and coordination is another important role often delegated to a marketing intern, as is the process of gathering research and statistics from polls or other survey instruments that track their organization’s popularity. A marketing intern also gets to observe how the creative brainstorming and implementation processes work at their organization.
Marketing interns’ hours vary greatly depending on the needs of their employer; their hours may be part time or full time. While some are primarily office-based, others frequently work offsite for events or other projects. (Copyright 2017 PayScale.com)
Marketing Intern Tasks
- Support marketing strategies and online marketing initiatives.
- Assist executives in daily administrative tasks.
Common Career Paths for Marketing Intern
For Marketing Interns, progressing to a Marketing Director role may result in a significant raise. On average, a Marketing Director can earn $80K annually. Marketing Interns most often move into positions as Marketing Coordinators or Marketing Managers; those groups report median salaries that are $13K higher and $35K higher, respectively.
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Popular Skills for Marketing Intern
Survey takers working as Marketing Interns report using a large range of professional skills. Most notably, facility with Advertising, Strategic Marketing, and Sales are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 22 percent, 11 percent, and 10 percent, respectively. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Content Management, Event Planning, and Event Management. Those familiar with Market Research also tend to know Graphic Design.
Pay Difference by Location
Surpassing the national average by 35 percent, Marketing Interns in San Francisco receive some of the highest pay in the country. Marketing Interns will also find cushy salaries in San Jose (+23 percent), Houston (+22 percent), Cleveland (+22 percent), and Minneapolis (+22 percent). Atlanta is the lowest-paying area, 19 percent south of the national average. A couple other locations with smaller-than-average paychecks include Chicago (15 percent lower) and Dallas (4 percent lower).
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