Bringing in the most money are Directors of Analytics — their earnings average about $127K per year. Account Directors are a close second at $102K along with Marketing Project Managers (approximately $83K) and Account Supervisors (around $72K). Account Coordinators are among the lowest paid at a median salary of $36K.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($100K annually) can be spotted in Chicago, Ill.; New York, N.Y. ($81K), Atlanta, Ga. (approximately $79K), and Washington, DC (around $42K) are the next top-paying cities. Expected earnings are below average ($31K) in Akron, Ohio, one of the lowest-paid cities. Across its U.S. offices, the state of Texas pays J. Walter Thompson Company (JWT) the most — $100K per year on average.
Years of Experience
For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to about $75K annually. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (28 percent) have been working for one to four years and make $45K per year on average.
Certifications and Degrees
J. Walter Thompson Company (JWT) workers who hold a B.A. in Economics and Mathematics are also well compensated, earning about $127K on average.
The highest-paying skill to have may be Project Management; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of approximately $88K annually. It's pretty common to find people here who know Advertising; nearly two in five consider it a key competency. 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 a third of respondents and paid sick leave to 19 percent. A 401(k) program is available, and a large number of employees use it to save for retirement. Most employees have health insurance, and benefits for most workers also include dental insurance. Advantages of working here also include a casual working environment, a company cell phone, life insurance, and tuition reimbursement.