The highest paychecks go to Creative Directors, who earn approximately $225K, closely trailed by Directors of Analytics (around $127K), Marketing Project Managers ($83K), and Account Supervisors ($73K). Financial compensation for Account Coordinators is rather low — only about $36K — relative to the rest of the company.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($100K annually) can be spotted in Chicago; New York (around $83K), Atlanta (approximately $81K), and Los Angeles ($68K) are the next top-paying cities. Those interested in increasing earning potential should avoid the city of Akron — at about $31K, salaries are some of the lowest in the country. Within the company, workers earn the highest salaries (an average of $100K per year) in Texas.
Years of Experience
Average pay is typically $70K for those with five to nine years of experience. A typical employee has one to four years of experience and earns $46K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
J. Walter Thompson Company (JWT) compensates B.A. in Economics and Mathematics-holders the most at $127K per year.
Skill-wise, employees who report Project Management as part of the toolkit report the most money, earning about $96K on average. One of the more prevalent skills at J. Walter Thompson Company (JWT) is Advertising, with more than a third considering it a key competency. Employees also tend to know Account Management, Marketing Communications, and Microsoft Excel.
Benefits and Perks
Paid time off is hard to come by at J. Walter Thompson Company (JWT); the company rewards only two in five workers with paid vacation time and only 18 percent with sick leave. For employees looking to save up for their golden years, J. Walter Thompson Company (JWT) provides an optional 401(k) plan, and nearly all workers participate. For a solid majority of workers, benefits include health insurance, and a strong majority of workers get dental coverage, too. A few more workplace perks are a casual working environment, a subsidized cell phone, life insurance, and tuition reimbursement.