Average Salary for The Better Business Bureau Employees

The average The Better Business Bureau employee earns $39K annually. The Better Business Bureau paychecks are largely negotiated based on your job title, though how long you've been working and geography are also considered. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

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Directors of Operations are awarded the highest paychecks, with compensation nearing $85K per year on average; VPs of Sales & Marketing are next on the list, bringing in close to around $82K, followed by Market Research Analysts earning approximately $53K and Directors of Human Resources making $50K. Near the bottom at The Better Business Bureau are Communications Specialists, pulling in an average of just $31K.

Years of Experience

Survey participants who have worked at The Better Business Bureau for between five and 10 years earn about $51K annually on average. The largest slice of the The Better Business Bureau workforce (33 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, around $34K per year.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($77K annually) can be spotted in Arlington, Va.; Denver, Colo. ($63K), Chicago, Ill. ($56K), and Washington, DC (about $53K) are the next top-paying cities. At approximately $31K, Dayton, Ohio is home to some of the lowest pay in the country. The highest pay by state can be found in California, where salaries average out at around $73K per year.

Certifications and Degrees

It pays to have a B.A. in Bachelor of Arts (BA) at The Better Business Bureau — these employees make the most at $65K annually.


The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be People Management; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of approximately $86K per year. Folks here also tend to know Marketing Communications; on the survey, close to one-fifth of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with Media / Public Relations, Microsoft Office, and Market Research.

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 19 percent with sick leave. A fair number of workers participate in the company's 401(k) retirement savings plan. For a large number of workers, benefits include health insurance, and the larger part of employees get dental coverage, too. Some other advantages of working at The Better Business Bureau are a company cell phone, flexible hours, a casual working environment, and life insurance.

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Key Stats for The Better Business Bureau


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$29,226 - $53,910
$26,356 - $79,115
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5
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