Assistant Account Executive Salary

It's impossible to make it big as a Assistant Account Executives in the United States; the average employee scrapes together only around $38K per year. The pay spectrum stretches from $31K to $46K per year. The most important factor affecting compensation for this group is location, followed by tenure and the particular employer. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the greater part. The vast majority (84 percent) of Assistant Account Executives who took the survey are female. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$31,470 - $45,315
$31K
$38K
$45K
MEDIAN: $38,086
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$11.84 - $20.82
$12
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$21
MEDIAN: $15.35
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$31,470 - $45,315  
   
Bonus
$29.80 - $2,053  
Profit Sharing
$1,200  
Commission
$0.00  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$31,202 - $45,546  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 536
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$11.84 - $20.82  
   
Overtime
$10.21 - $36.21  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$29.80 - $2,053  
   
Commission
$0.00  
Profit Sharing
$1,200  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$31,202 - $45,546  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 27

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Job Description for Assistant Account Executive

Assistant account executives provide professional support for executives in an organization. They perform a large number of administrative tasks such as handling appointments, making alterations to office schedules, and maintaining office databases. Aside from the clerical duties performed, an assistant account executive also aids executives by participating in brainstorming activities, office meetings, and client meetings.

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Assistant Account Executive Tasks

  • Assist in running the internal day-to-day operations of a client account.
  • Manage budgets, establish project schedules, and direct work to ensure that projects are completed on-time.
  • Track, analyze, and summarize client and industry news.
  • Update and maintain project data in order to create clear and accurate reports on project progress.

Common Career Paths for Assistant Account Executive


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Assistant Account Executives do not often transition into Account Director roles. The role averages $97K per year. When Assistant Account Executives are ready for the next step in their careers, they often become Account Supervisors or Senior Account Executives. Those roles pay an additional $30K and $26K, respectively.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Assistant Account Executive


Edelman Public Relations Worldwide, Weber Shandwick, Fleishman-Hillard, Inc., Fleishman Hillard International Communications, and Edelman Worldwide are top-notch employers for Assistant Account Executives in this area. For Assistant Account Executives, comfortable salaries can be found at Ogilvy Public Relations; in fact, median earnings sit around $44K, the highest in the area. Havas, Fleishman Hillard International Communications, and Edelman Public Relations Company also offer top salaries for Assistant Account Executives. Workers at these firms can expect to earn about $41K, $39K, and $39K, respectively.

Assistant Account Executives will find the worst pay at Weber Shandwick, where the median salary crawls in at $37K. Furthermore, compensation is curbed at $40K, leaving little room for growth. Edelman Public Relations Worldwide, Fleishman-Hillard, Inc., and Hill and Knowlton, Inc. are a few other employers known for handing out relatively lightweight salaries ($37K, $38K, and $38K respectively).

Popular Skills for Assistant Account Executive


Assistant Account Executives report using a diverse set of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Sales, Project Management, Account Management, and Event Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Most people familiar with Marketing Communications also know Advertising and Social Media Marketing. Most people familiar with Media / Public Relations also know Social Media Marketing and Advertising.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $38,048

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Home to some of the best pay for Assistant Account Executives, San Francisco offers exceptional salaries, 14 percent above the national average. Assistant Account Executives will also find cushy salaries in Boston (+11 percent), Los Angeles (+7 percent), Washington (+3 percent), and Seattle (+3 percent). The smallest paychecks in the market, 12 percent south of the national average, can be found in Detroit. Workers in Miami and Milwaukee earn salaries that trail the national average for those in this profession (12 percent less and 10 percent less, respectively).

Assistant Account Executive Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Assistant Account Executive?

Assistant Account Executive in Bangalore:
"Work flexibility will be O K . Office Conditions are normal."
Pros: The Job will be very good . Some times it becomes difficult but we have to face it and work more hard.
Cons: Nothing to be complaint.

Assistant Account Executive in Los Angeles:
Pros: I love the company culture and my ability to really manage my own career. I appreciate the opportunities I have to travel and work directly with people with many years of experience in the field.
Cons: At times I feel their is an under appreciation for the employees.

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Key Stats for Assistant Account Executive

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 57 votes.
Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
80%
5-9 years
3%
10-19 years
2%
20 years or more
1%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Assistant Account Executive Salaries

Experienced
▲21%

Mid-Career
▲16%

National Average
$38,000

▼1%

Skills That Affect Assistant Account Executive Salaries

Sales
▲8%



Event Management
▼0%

National Average
$38,000



▼1%


Customer Service
▼1%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 57 votes.

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
80%
5-9 years
3%
10-19 years
2%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
vision benefits
Vision: 57%
dental benefits
None: 15%
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