Assistant Account Executive Salary

Assistant Account Executives in the United States may have to scrimp and save; the median compensation is $38K per year. Earnings sit near $31K on the lower side but can approach $46K per year on the higher side. The most influential factor affecting pay for this group is geography, though the company and experience level have a (lesser) impact as well. Female Assistant Account Executives far outnumber their male contemporaries among survey respondents. Job satisfaction for Assistant Account Executives is high. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$31,422 - $45,326
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$38K
$45K
MEDIAN: $38,072
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$12.15 - $20.39
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MEDIAN: $15.29
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$31,422 - $45,326  
   
Bonus
$29.36 - $2,083  
Profit Sharing
$1,200  
Commission
$0.00  
Total Pay (?
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$31,106 - $45,546  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 501
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$12.15 - $20.39  
   
Overtime
$9.86 - $33.45  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$29.36 - $2,083  
   
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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$31,106 - $45,546  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 32
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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 sometimes assume positions such as Account Directors. That role pays $97K per year on average. Typical career progression for an Assistant Account Executive involves becoming an Account Supervisor or a Senior Account Executive, roles that pay $30K more and $26K more on average.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Assistant Account Executive


Many Assistant Account Executives can be found at Edelman Public Relations Worldwide, Weber Shandwick, Fleishman-Hillard, Inc., Fleishman Hillard International Communications, and Edelman Worldwide, firms that are at the top of the field. The biggest paychecks can be found at Ogilvy Public Relations — the median salary there is $44K. Soaring salaries can also be found at Havas, Fleishman Hillard International Communications, and Edelman Public Relations Company, where earnings of $41K, $39K, or $39K are standard for Assistant Account Executives.

Weber Shandwick offers the least pay with a median salary of $37K; furthermore, salaries there max out at only $40K. Edelman Public Relations Worldwide, Fleishman-Hillard, Inc., and Hill and Knowlton, Inc. also rank near the bottom for pay, handing out $37K, $38K, and $38K-paychecks on average.

Popular Skills for Assistant Account Executive


Survey results imply that Assistant Account Executives put a diverse skill set to use. Most notably, skills in Sales, Project Management, Account Management, and Marketing Communications are correlated to pay that is above average. The majority of those who know Media / Public Relations also know Social Media Marketing and Advertising. Most people skilled in Marketing Communications are similarly competent in Advertising and Social Media Marketing.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $37,992

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

San Francisco offers some of the highest pay in the country for Assistant Account Executives, 14 percent above the national average. Assistant Account Executives will also find cushy salaries in Boston (+11 percent), Los Angeles (+7 percent), Washington (+5 percent), and Seattle (+2 percent). In Detroit, salaries are 12 percent below the national average and represent the lowest-paying market. Employers also pay below the national average in Miami (12 percent lower) and Milwaukee (10 percent lower).

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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 57 votes.
Less than 1 year
15%
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

▲15%

Experienced
▲14%

National Average
$38,000

▼1%

Skills That Affect Assistant Account Executive Salaries

Sales
▲8%



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 57 votes.

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
80%
5-9 years
3%
10-19 years
2%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
vision benefits
Vision: 58%
dental benefits
None: 16%
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