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 $37K per year. Cash earnings for Assistant Account Executives — which occasionally include more than $3K from bonuses and more than $15K from profit sharing — stretch from around $30K to approximately $45K. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the particular city and the particular employer. Female Assistant Account Executives make up most of the survey respondents at 77 percent. Most Assistant Account Executives like their work and job satisfaction is high. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the larger part. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$30,250 - $44,283
(Median)
$30K
$37K
$44K
MEDIAN: $36,743
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$12.10 - $23.09
(Median)
$12
$16
$23
MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary 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$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$30,250 - $44,283  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,028  
Profit Sharing
$198.66 - $14,681  
Commission
$0.00 - $14,544  
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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$30,223 - $45,177  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 844
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$12.10 - $23.09  
   
Overtime
$0.41 - $29.51  
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$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,028  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $14,544  
Profit Sharing
$198.66 - $14,681  
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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$30,223 - $45,177  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 50
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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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Though it's uncommon, some Assistant Account Executives move into roles as Account Directors, where pay is an average $96K per year. Assistant Account Executives typically move into roles as Account Supervisors or Senior Account Executives, and those positions pay $31K more and $27K more, respectively.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Assistant Account Executive


Assistant Account Executives flock to Edelman Public Relations Worldwide, Edelman Worldwide, Weber Shandwick, Fleishman-Hillard, Inc., and Fleishman Hillard International Communications, highly regarded companies that employ a generous number of people in this profession. Assistant Account Executives seeking a sizable paycheck can earn the most at Fleishman Hillard International Communications, where the average salary comes to $39K.

Assistant Account Executives will find the worst pay at Edelman Public Relations Worldwide, where the median salary crawls in at $37K. Furthermore, compensation is curbed at $41K, leaving little room for growth.

Popular Skills for Assistant Account Executive


Survey results show that Assistant Account Executives use a fair number of skills. Most notably, skills in Sales, Customer Service, Account Management, and Project Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Social Media Marketing. Those educated in Marketing Communications tend to be well versed in Advertising and Social Media Marketing. Those familiar with Media / Public Relations tend to be well versed in Social Media Marketing and Advertising.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $36,984

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

Assistant Account Executives will find that San Francisco offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 10 percent. Assistant Account Executives will also find cushy salaries in Los Angeles (+5 percent), Austin (+5 percent), Washington (+3 percent), and New York (+3 percent). The smallest paychecks in the market, 9 percent south of the national average, can be found in Miami. Employers also pay below the national average in Minneapolis and Milwaukee (7 percent lower).

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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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Experience Affects Assistant Account Executive Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 36%

Mid-Career
up arrow 15%

National Average
$37,000


Skills That Affect Assistant Account Executive Salaries

Sales
up arrow 11%

Account Management
up arrow 2%

Customer Service
up arrow 2%

Project Management
0%

National Average
$37,000

Media / Public Relations
up arrow 1%

Marketing Communications
up arrow 1%

Advertising
up arrow 1%

Social Media Marketing
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 117 votes.

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
79%
5-9 years
4%
10-19 years
2%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
medical benefits
Vision: 56%
dental benefits
None: 13%
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