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

An average J. Walter Thompson Company (JWT) employee can expect to make $79K annually. For the most part, employee paychecks at J. Walter Thompson Company (JWT) fluctuate depending on your job title; your city and how long you've been working also matter, but to a lesser degree. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

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Directors of Analytics are awarded the highest paychecks, with compensation nearing $127K per year on average; Account Directors are next on the list, bringing in close to approximately $102K, followed by Marketing Project Managers earning $83K and Account Supervisors making about $72K. J. Walter Thompson Company (JWT) hands out some of the smallest paychecks to Account Coordinators (around $36K on average).


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($100K annually) can be spotted in Chicago, Ill.; New York, N.Y. (approximately $81K), Atlanta, Ga. ($79K), and Washington, DC (about $42K) are the next top-paying cities. Akron, Ohio is one of the lowest-paid cities, with earnings averaging $31K. Within the company, workers earn the highest salaries (an average of around $100K per year) in Texas.

Years of Experience

Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make $75K annually on average. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of J. Walter Thompson Company (JWT) employees (28 percent) have one to four years of experience and earn $45K per year on average.

Certifications and Degrees

At J. Walter Thompson Company (JWT), employees who hold a B.A. in Economics and Mathematics receive the highest salaries at $127K.


When it comes to skills, Project Management seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of $88K annually. A skill that is commonly seen around here is Advertising; about two-fifths deem it necessary for work. Employees also tend to know Account Management, Marketing Communications, and Client Interaction.

Benefits and Perks

A third of workers receive paid vacation, and only 19 percent get sick leave. A large number of employees take advantage of the 401(k) plan that J. Walter Thompson Company (JWT) sponsors. For a large number of survey participants, benefits include health insurance, and most workers get dental coverage, too. Employees can also look forward to a casual working environment, a company cell phone, life insurance, and tuition reimbursement.

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