Assistant Account Executive Salary (United States)

Nearly 100 percent of Assistant Account Executives report fewer than five years in the field, making for a fairly junior workforce. The group as a whole takes home roughly $36,260 per year on average. Salaries start at $36K, which grows to $42K after five to 10 years. Those who spend a decent amount of time in this profession—one to two decades—usually make about $51K. Experienced employees who have 10-20 years of experience make up less than five of the workforce; inexperienced individuals who have been working for less than one year comprise 13 percent, and senior people with more than 20 years under their belt fill out the remaining 1 percent. Age distribution in this workforce is concentrated between one and nine years of experience; most of respondents fall in this range. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.
Assistant Account Executive Salary (?
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$29,853 - $44,304
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MEDIAN: $35,841
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Assistant Account Executive Salary (?
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$12.05 - $21.30
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National Salary Data

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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$29,853 - $44,304  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,505  
Profit Sharing
$1,930 - $2,070  
Commission
$0.00 - $47,957  
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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$29,909 - $45,492  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 624
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$12.05 - $21.30  
   
Overtime
$7.70 - $29.75  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,505  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $47,957  
Profit Sharing
$1,930 - $2,070  
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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$29,909 - $45,492  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 47
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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
  • Track, analyze, and summarize client and industry news.
  • Update and maintain project data in order to create clear and accurate reports on project progress.
  • 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.

Common Career Paths for Assistant Account Executive

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Compensation may increase greatly for Assistant Account Executives who advance in their career. Upper-end positions like Advertising Account Supervisor may make an additional $33K per year than lower-end positions. Assistant Account Executives typically move into roles as Account Supervisors or Senior Account Executives, where they can expect an extra $31K or $27K per year.

Assistant Account Executive Job Listings

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Popular Employer Salaries for Assistant Account Executive

Fleishman Hillard International Communications attracts talent by shelling out the biggest paychecks in the area—the median in that office is $38,884.
Not only do salaries lack room to grow—pay ranges from $33K to just $41K—but Edelman Public Relations Worldwide offers the lowest pay in town to boot, with a median paycheck of $36,244. Fleishman-Hillard, Inc. and Fleishman Hillard International Communications also scrape the bottom of the pay scale, with typical earnings hovering around $36,973 and $38,884.

Popular Skills for Assistant Account Executive

Assistant Account Executives report using a pretty varied skill set on the job. Sales is considered a valuable skill and can increase employee pay by 13 percent. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Social Media Marketing. It is often found that people who know Marketing Communications are also skilled in Social Media Marketing and Advertising.

Pay Difference By Location

Austin
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Boston
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Dallas
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Minneapolis
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For Assistant Account Executives, working in the bustling city of Austin has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Assistant Account Executives can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like San Francisco (+9 percent), Los Angeles (+5 percent), New York (+3 percent), and Boston (+3 percent). With compensation 6 percent below the national average, Atlanta is not known for hefty paychecks and actually represents the lowest-paying market. Two other places where employers offer below-median salaries are Miami (-5 percent) and Milwaukee (-5 percent).

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Experience Affects Assistant Account Executive Salaries

Experienced
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Mid-Career
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National Average
$36,000

Skills That Affect Assistant Account Executive Salaries

Sales
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Account Management
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Media / Public Relations
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Advertising
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Project Management
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$36,000
Marketing Communications
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Customer Service
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Social Media Marketing
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Gender

Female
77%
female alumni
 
Male
23%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
78%
5-9 years
6%
10-19 years
2%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 75%
vision benefits Vision: 58% employee benefits None: 10%
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