Sales & Marketing Assistant Salary

Pay for Sales & Marketing Assistants in the United States is very modest at just $37K annually. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career length. Female Sales & Marketing Assistants make up most of the survey respondents at 76 percent. Job satisfaction for Sales & Marketing Assistants is high. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and nearly one in three lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by more than half and dental coverage is claimed by a little over a half. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$27,973 - $50,618
$28K
$37K
$51K
MEDIAN: $37,045
10%
50%
90%

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$11.20 - $20.26
$11
$15
$20
MEDIAN: $15.26
10%
50%
90%

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$0$50K
Salary $27,973 - $50,618
Bonus $145.44 - $9,771
Profit Sharing $1,021
Commission $0.00 - $15,586
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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$25,403 - $49,379
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 353
Hourly Data $0$31
Hourly Rate $11.20 - $20.26
Hourly Tips $0.63
Overtime $15.25 - $31.77
Annual Data $0$49K
Bonus $145.44 - $9,771
Commission $0.00 - $15,586
Profit Sharing $1,021
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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$25,403 - $49,379
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 301

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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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Though it's uncommon, some Sales & Marketing Assistants move into roles as Marketing Directors, where pay is an average $80K per year. When Sales & Marketing Assistants are ready for the next step in their careers, they often become Marketing Coordinators or Marketing Managers. Those roles pay an additional $4K and $25K, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Sales & Marketing Assistant


Survey results imply that Sales & Marketing Assistants deploy a deep pool 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. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Graphic Design, Web Marketing, and Media / Public Relations. Most people experienced in Customer Service also know 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: $35,777

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

Denver is home to an above-average pay rate for Sales & Marketing Assistants, 27 percent higher than the national average. Sales & Marketing Assistants can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Atlanta (+24 percent), Washington (+19 percent), Irvine (+18 percent), and Boston (+17 percent). San Diego is home to the smallest salaries in the field, lagging the national average by 15 percent. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in Cincinnati and Miami (13 percent lower and 11 percent lower, respectively).

Sales & Marketing Assistant Reviews

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
75 %
Male
25 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 144 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
64%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
5%
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Experience Affects Sales & Marketing Assistant Salaries

▲17%

▲11%

National Average
$36,000

▼2%

▼3%

Skills That Affect Sales & Marketing Assistant Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 144 votes.

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
64%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 67%
dental benefits
Dental: 55%
vision benefits
Vision: 43%
no benefits
None: 31%
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