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

A salary of $75K annually is the median rate at J. Walter Thompson Company (JWT). For the most part, employee paychecks at J. Walter Thompson Company (JWT) fluctuate depending on your job title; how long you've been working and geography also matter, but to a lesser degree. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Creative Directors are awarded the highest paychecks, with compensation nearing about $238K per year on average; Account Directors are next on the list, bringing in close to approximately $110K, followed by Senior Art Directors earning $90K and Account Supervisors making around $72K. Business Development Managers at J. Walter Thompson Company (JWT) do not see much in the way of financial compensation and represent one of the lower-paid positions ($50K on average) at the company.

Years of Experience

Between the one and five year mark, median pay is $50K annually. The largest fraction of J. Walter Thompson Company (JWT) people (39 percent) have been working for five to nine years and earn approximately $76K per year on average.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $95K annually) can be spotted in San Diego, Calif.; Dallas, Texas ($81K), New York, N.Y. (around $76K), 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. By state, J. Walter Thompson Company (JWT) employees make the most in Texas, earning about $102K per year on average.

Certifications and Degrees

The best paid folks at J. Walter Thompson Company (JWT) have a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc), earning approximately $93K annually.


When it comes to skills, employees who report Budget Management among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of around $91K per year. Account Management is regularly seen around here; just under one in three of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Some other standard skills here are Advertising, Project Management, and Client Interaction.

Benefits and Perks

J. Walter Thompson Company (JWT) lets only 35 percent take paid vacation and only one in four survey participants take sick leave. To plan for old age, a large number of survey participants maintain savings accounts through the company's 401(k) plan. Most employees report having health insurance, and a strong majority of survey participants report having dental coverage. Privileges also include a casual working environment, a company cell phone, flexible hours, and life insurance.

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Key Stats for J. Walter Thompson Company (JWT)


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43 %
$48,068 - $82,723
$39,453 - $125,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 12 votes.
1-4 years
5-9 years
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