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

Employees at J. Walter Thompson Company (JWT) make $69K annually on average. Your job title primarily drives compensation; however, your city and how long you've been working are also reported as secondary influences on salary at J. Walter Thompson Company (JWT). This synopsis is derived from the responses of individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

How This Employer Pays

J. Walter Thompson Company (JWT) typically pays:
-1%
below market

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Employer: J. Walter Thompson Company (JWT)
Average Salary Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
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$0$80K$160K$240K
[-]Creative Director (3)
$66,916 - $214,027  
   
[-]Creative Director (3)
Salary$64,174 - $187,260  
   
Total Pay$66,916 - $214,027  
[+]Account Executive (3)
$30,136 - $64,413  
   
[+]Account Executive (3)
Salary$31,157 - $59,230  
   
Total Pay$30,136 - $64,413  
[+]Director of Analytics (2)
$88,860 - $154,213  
   
[+]Director of Analytics (2)
Salary$94,448 - $149,346  
   
Bonus$2,567 - $23,314  
Total Pay$88,860 - $154,213  
[+]Account Coordinator (2)
$27,958 - $43,470  
   
[+]Account Coordinator (2)
Salary$29,102 - $43,965  
   
Total Pay$27,958 - $43,470  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 10 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 41
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J. Walter Thompson Company (JWT) Details

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Jobs

Creative Directors rake in the most money, with average earnings of about $225K; Directors of Analytics come in second with typical earnings amounting to $127K, while Marketing Project Managers and Account Supervisors rank near the top as well ($83K and $73K, respectively). At approximately $36K, Account Coordinators are among the lowest paid at J. Walter Thompson Company (JWT).

Locations

Median pay is highest in Chicago (around $100K per year), followed by New York ($83K), Atlanta ($81K), and Los Angeles ($68K). Akron is one of the lowest-paid cities, with earnings averaging about $31K. The highest pay by state can be found in Texas, where salaries average out at approximately $100K annually.

Years of Experience

For those with five or more years experience, average earnings amount to around $70K. For the most part, a representative employee at J. Walter Thompson Company (JWT) has been working for one to four years and makes approximately $46K per year.

Certifications and Degrees

Regarding salaries and education, J. Walter Thompson Company (JWT) pays those with a B.A. in Economics and Mathematics the most — about $127K.

Skills

Skill-wise, employees who report Project Management as part of the toolkit report the most money, earning $96K on average. A relatively widespread skill at J. Walter Thompson Company (JWT) is Advertising; over a third of employees use it for work. Account Management, Marketing Communications, and Microsoft Excel round out the set of key employee skills.

Benefits and Perks

Two-fifths of workers have paid vacation, and only about 18 percent can take paid time off for illness. Almost all workers save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. The greater part of workers have health insurance, and benefits for a solid majority of workers also include dental insurance. J. Walter Thompson Company (JWT) folks also make good use of a casual working environment, a company cell phone, life insurance, and tuition reimbursement.

Key Stats

Female
54 %
Male
46 %
Salary
$29,194 - $96,650
Salary
$35,874 - $102,063
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
17%
Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

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