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Average Salary for The Better Business Bureau Employees

Employees at The Better Business Bureau make $39K per year on average. Though your experience level and where you live do impact pay, what you do at the company is the primary influence on employee salary at The Better Business Bureau. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Directors of Operations earn the highest median pay at around $85K annually, followed by VPs of Sales & Marketing ($82K) and Communications Specialists ($31K).

Years of Experience

Between the one and five year mark, median pay is approximately $30K per year. For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to about $45K annually. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (34 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and make $39K per year on average.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($52K annually) can be spotted in Denver, Colo.; Fort Collins, Colo. (approximately $37K), Fort Worth, Texas (about $31K), and Dayton, Ohio ($31K) are the next top-paying cities. Across The Better Business Bureau's U.S. offices, employees in the state of Virginia earn the most, taking home $74K per year.

Certifications and Degrees

The Better Business Bureau compensates Bachelor's Degree-holders the most at around $32K annually.


In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be People Management; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of $68K per year. Marketing Communications is a popular skill in the The Better Business Bureau workforce; one in five of those surveyed report putting it to use in their jobs. Some other standard skills here are Customer Service, Media / Public Relations, and Accounts Receivable.


The Better Business Bureau's employees who participated in the survey are more likely to be female — the female-to-male ratio is more than 3 to 1.

Benefits and Perks

The benefits packages at The Better Business Bureau can sometimes lack paid time off; 43 percent get paid vacation days, and one in four respondents receive paid sick leave. A strong majority of employees take advantage of the 401(k) plan that The Better Business Bureau sponsors. A solid majority of survey participants receive health insurance, and the larger part of employees get dental coverage. The list of perks also includes life insurance, a casual working environment, and a subsidized cell phone.

Key Stats for The Better Business Bureau


84 %
16 %
$27,555 - $47,783
$34,509 - $82,424
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
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