What are the costs?

If you have a current employee suitable for the programme, the cost is just £550. If you would like us to help you recruit for the role, we can also manage this for a fee of £1,900.



How much does a Digital Marketing apprentice cost?

Use the calculator below to find out how much your apprentice will cost your business in their first 12 months. This takes into account salary, training costs, government incentives, tax breaks and grants.

How does this compare to a ‘regular’ employee?

Taking on a fully supported apprentice could save your business up to £8,300 in the first year compared with employing an entry-level digital marketer.

Employee Salary 

Employer’s NIC

5% Employers Apprenticeship Contribution

18 year-old Incentive

Government Incentive**

Total Cost to Business       
Employed 23-year-old graduate – £18,000* -£1,300 £0 £0 £0 -£19,300
Employed 23-year-old graduate on apprenticeship -£15,000** £0 -£550 £0 £3,000 -£11,450
Employed 18-year-old on apprenticeship -£15,000 £0 £0 £1000 £3000 -£11,000

*National average salary for an entry-level digital marketer  **The £3,000 government cash bonus to say thank you for enrolling a new employee in our programme has been extended until Jan 2022.