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Average Salary for The Better Business Bureau Employees

Employees at The Better Business Bureau make $41K per year on average. The most important factor affecting pay for The Better Business Bureau employees is your city, though your experience level plays a role as well. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

How This Employer Pays

The Better Business Bureau typically pays:
below market

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Employer: The Better Business Bureau
Average Salary Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
National Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
[-]Mediator (2)
$24,393 - $142,153  
[-]Mediator (2)
Total Pay$24,393 - $142,153  
[+]Administrative Assistant (2)
$21,276 - $41,451  
[+]Administrative Assistant (2)
Total Pay$21,276 - $41,451  
[+]Vice President (VP), Sales & Marketing (2)
$59,749 - $171,620  
[+]Vice President (VP), Sales & Marketing (2)
Salary$55,457 - $159,549  
Bonus$3,217 - $79,054  
Total Pay$59,749 - $171,620  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 10 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 34
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Years of Experience

For those with one to four years of experience, paychecks typically reach about $32K. For employees with five to ten years at the company, wages tend to be at the $44K mark. On the whole, the greater proportion of employees (36 percent) have a tenure of 10-19 years and bring home $44K annually.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $74K per year) can be spotted in Arlington; Colorado Springs (around $48K), Fort Worth ($39K), and Fort Collins (approximately $37K) are the next top-paying cities. Expected earnings are below average (about $37K) in New York, one of the lowest-paid cities. By state, The Better Business Bureau pays its Virginia employees the most; the pay rate there is $64K annually.


VPs of Sales & Marketing are awarded the highest paychecks, with compensation nearing around $81K.

Certifications and Degrees

It pays to have a Master of Business Administration (MBA) at The Better Business Bureau — these employees make the most at $66K per year.


In this position, it pays to have Budget Management in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of $78K. A skill that is commonly seen around here is Marketing Communications; roughly a fourth deem it necessary for work. Three more common skills are Business Development, Customer Service, and Media / Public Relations.

Benefits and Perks

Paid time off is hard to come by at The Better Business Bureau; the company rewards only 43 percent with paid vacation time and only 29 percent with sick leave. A 401(k) program is available, and a fair portion of workers use it to save for retirement. Most workers have health insurance, and benefits for more than half of workers also include dental insurance. The company also dishes out perks such as life insurance, a casual working environment, flexible hours, and a subsidized cell phone.

Key Stats

78 %
22 %
$27,674 - $45,104
$54,000 - $85,000
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

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