Assistant Account Executive Salary

Pay for Assistant Account Executives in the United States is very modest at just $38K annually. Pay generally varies between $31K and $46K per year. The most important factor affecting compensation for this group is residence, followed by the specific employer and years of experience. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. Female Assistant Account Executives far outnumber their male contemporaries among survey respondents. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$31,490 - $45,689
$31K
$38K
$46K
MEDIAN: $38,252
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$12.10 - $19.81
$12
$15
$20
MEDIAN: $15.26
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$31,490 - $45,689  
   
Bonus
$88.85 - $2,251  
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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$31,164 - $45,993  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 509
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$12.10 - $19.81  
   
Overtime
$9.97 - $35.70  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$88.85 - $2,251  
   
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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$31,164 - $45,993  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 31

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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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Though not the most common occurrence, Assistant Account Executives sometimes become Account Directors, where the average income is $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


Well-known firms with a reputation for hiring numerous Assistant Account Executives include Edelman Public Relations Worldwide, Weber Shandwick, Fleishman-Hillard, Inc., Fleishman Hillard International Communications, and Edelman Worldwide. The biggest paychecks can be found at Ogilvy Public Relations — the median salary there is $44K. Those in search of high salaries should also consider Havas, Fleishman Hillard International Communications, and Edelman Public Relations Company, top-paying firms where Assistant Account Executives rake in a respectable $41K, $39K, or $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. Workers also receive paychecks lighter than average at Edelman Public Relations Worldwide ($37K), Fleishman-Hillard, Inc. ($38K), and Hill and Knowlton, Inc. ($38K).

Popular Skills for Assistant Account Executive


Overall, survey participants reported applying a fair number of skills to their work. Most notably, skills in Sales, Project Management, Account Management, and Marketing Communications are correlated to pay that is above average. Those proficient in Media / Public Relations are, more often than not, also skilled in Social Media Marketing and Advertising. Most people familiar with Marketing Communications also know Advertising and Social Media Marketing.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $38,160

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

For Assistant Account Executives, busy San Francisco offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 14 percent above the national average. Assistant Account Executives can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Boston (+10 percent), Los Angeles (+7 percent), Washington (+5 percent), and Seattle (+2 percent). Trailing the national average by 13 percent, Detroit is the market with the smallest paychecks. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in Miami and Milwaukee (12 percent lower and 10 percent lower, 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
86 %
Male
14 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 64 votes.
Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
80%
5-9 years
4%
10-19 years
2%
20 years or more
1%
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Experience Affects Assistant Account Executive Salaries

▲14%

Experienced
▲13%

National Average
$38,000

▼1%

Skills That Affect Assistant Account Executive Salaries

Sales
▲7%



Marketing Communications
▼0%

Event Management
▼0%

National Average
$38,000

▼1%


Customer Service
▼1%


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 64 votes.

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Years of Experience

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

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
vision benefits
Vision: 57%
no benefits
None: 16%
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