Average Salary for The Better Business Bureau Employees

A salary of $41K annually is the going rate at The Better Business Bureau. Though how long you've been working does impact pay, your city 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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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
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[-]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  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 21 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 32
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Years of Experience

Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can typically make about $32K. Survey participants who have worked at The Better Business Bureau for between five and ten years earn around $44K on average. The largest fraction of The Better Business Bureau people (36 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and earn $44K per year.


Median pay is highest in Arlington ($74K annually), followed by Denver (approximately $52K), Fort Worth ($39K), and Fort Collins (about $37K). Expected earnings are below average (around $37K) in New York, one of the lowest-paid cities. Across its U.S. offices, the state of Virginia pays The Better Business Bureau the most — $64K per year on average.


The highest average salaries go to VPs of Sales & Marketing who bring in close to $81K.

Certifications and Degrees

Those with a Master of Business Administration (MBA) at The Better Business Bureau come out on top, and their salaries approach $66K annually.


When it comes to skills, employees who report Budget Management among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of approximately $78K. A common skill in The Better Business Bureau's work force is Marketing Communications; one-fifth of survey participants report using it on the job. Business Development, Customer Service, and Social Media Marketing round out the set of key employee skills.

Benefits and Perks

Benefits packages do tend to lack paid time off; The Better Business Bureau gives paid vacation days to two-fifths of workers and sick leave to a quarter of workers. Most workers set aside retirement funds in an employer-sponsored 401(k). A fair portion of workers report having health insurance, and a majority of workers report having dental coverage. The list of perks also includes life insurance, a casual working environment, and flexible hours.

Key Stats for The Better Business Bureau


77 %
23 %
$27,500 - $44,351
$54,000 - $85,000
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

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