Average Salary for J. Walter Thompson Company (JWT) Employees

J. Walter Thompson Company (JWT) employees bring home $78K per year on average. What you do at the company is the biggest factor affecting pay for J. Walter Thompson Company (JWT) workers, followed by your experience level and geography. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Earning approximately $238K annually on average, Creative Directors receive the most money, followed by Account Directors (about $110K), Front End Developers ($80K), and Account Supervisors ($72K). Financial compensation for Business Development Managers is rather low — on average only $50K — relative to the rest of the company.

Years of Experience

Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make around $50K per year on average. Overall, the greater share of J. Walter Thompson Company (JWT) folks have five to nine years of experience and earn an average approximately $78K annually.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $95K per year) can be spotted in San Diego, Calif.; Dallas, Texas (about $81K), New York, N.Y. ($79K), and San Francisco, Calif. ($73K) are the next top-paying cities. At $55K, Washington, DC is home to some of the lowest pay in the country. J. Walter Thompson Company (JWT) workers in Texas earn the most — around $98K annually on average.

Certifications and Degrees

J. Walter Thompson Company (JWT) provides the highest financial reward to those with a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc) — these employees rake in $93K per year.


The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be Budget Management; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of $91K annually. Folks here also tend to know Account Management; on the survey, just under one in three of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Some other standard skills here are Advertising, Project Management, and Client Interaction.

Benefits and Perks

As part of compensation, J. Walter Thompson Company (JWT) gives paid vacation to one in three employees and paid sick leave to a quarter of employees. For employees looking to save up for their golden years, J. Walter Thompson Company (JWT) provides an optional 401(k) plan, and most employees participate. Most survey participants report having health insurance, and a solid majority of survey participants report having dental coverage. Perks also include a casual working environment, a subsidized cell phone, flexible hours, and optional telecommute / work from home.

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Key Stats for J. Walter Thompson Company (JWT)


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$46,369 - $85,000
$39,149 - $132,656

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Rated 4 out of 5
based on 12 votes.
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