Creative Directors are awarded the highest paychecks, with compensation nearing approximately $153K annually on average; Account Management VPs are next on the list, bringing in close to $144K, followed by Directors of Analytics earning $127K and Account Directors making about $102K. Account Coordinators are among the lowest paid at a median salary of $36K.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $100K per year) can be spotted in Chicago, Ill.; New York, N.Y. ($80K), Atlanta, Ga. ($79K), and Washington, DC (about $42K) are the next top-paying cities. Akron, Ohio is near the bottom for pay at approximately $31K. By state, J. Walter Thompson Company (JWT) pays its Texas employees the most; the pay rate there is $100K annually.
Years of Experience
For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to around $75K per year. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of J. Walter Thompson Company (JWT) employees (29 percent) have one to four years of experience and earn $45K annually on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Regarding salaries and education, J. Walter Thompson Company (JWT) pays those with a B.A. in Economics and Mathematics the most — approximately $127K.
In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Adobe Illustrator; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of around $80K per year. Folks here also tend to know Advertising; on the survey, more than two-fifths of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Other top skills include Account Management, Marketing Communications, 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 one in five survey participants. A large number of employees contribute to 401(k) savings accounts sponsored by the firm. Health insurance is part of the package for a large number of survey participants, and for a large number of respondents, dental coverage is too. J. Walter Thompson Company (JWT) folks also make good use of a casual working environment, a subsidized cell phone, life insurance, and tuition reimbursement.