The average Assistant Account Manager in the United States earns approximately $41K per year. Geographic location and career length each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Medical benefits are awarded to a fair number, and the greater part earn dental coverage. Most Assistant Account Managers survey respondents are women (75 percent). Most Assistant Account Managers like their work and job satisfaction is high. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$31,758 - $56,158
(Median)
$32K
$41K
$56K
MEDIAN: $41,099
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$12.35 - $27.02
(Median)
$12
$17
$27
MEDIAN: $16.00
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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$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$31,758 - $56,158  
   
Bonus
$297.48 - $9,721  
Profit Sharing
$1,600  
Commission
$0.00 - $23,489  
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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$30,107 - $58,664  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 213
National Hourly Rate 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$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$12.35 - $27.02  
   
Overtime
$15.86 - $40.73  
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$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$297.48 - $9,721  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $23,489  
Profit Sharing
$1,600  
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).
)
$30,107 - $58,664  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 85
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Job Description for Assistant Account Manager

Assistant account managers handle administrative duties for accounts, including follow-ups with customers. The main objective of an assistant account manager is to provide day-to-day support to other account managers and senior account executives. Additionally, the assistant account manager serves as the main internal point of contact for all projects to which they are assigned, managing daily operations for these specific customers, programs, and products. Their day-to-day responsibilities also include management and administration tasks related to customer contracts, in addition to acting as a liaison between the sales team and the customers. This is typically a full-time position in an office setting, although additional hours may be required in some businesses. Some outside travel to customer locations may also be required.

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Assistant Account Manager Tasks

  • Resolves customer problems, recommends modifications to products/services, and coordinates sales negotiation between customers and organization.
  • Solicits and maintains contact with current and prospect key accounts.
  • Provides feedback on market to organizations for sales forecasting.

Common Career Paths for Assistant Account Manager


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Assistant Account Managers often transition into Account Manager positions, for which compensation tends to be much higher. On average, Account Managers earn $50K per year.

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Popular Skills for Assistant Account Manager


Survey results suggest that Assistant Account Managers use a fairly large toolkit of professional skills. Most notably, skills in Advertising, Client Interaction, Insurance, and Project Management are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 6 percent and 11 percent. Those listing Marketing Communications as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Media / Public Relations and Social Media Marketing also typically command lower compensation. Most people experienced in Account Management also know Insurance.

Pay by Experience Level for Assistant Account Manager

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


The average inexperienced worker earns $38K, and someone who has worked for five to 10 years can expect a bigger median salary of $43K. Assistant Account Managers who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $50K. Respondents who boast more than two decades on the job don't boast commensurate pay, unfortunately; these veterans see average earnings of only $41K.

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Experience Affects Assistant Account Manager Salaries



Late-Career
up arrow 2%

National Average
$40,000


Skills That Affect Assistant Account Manager Salaries

Client Interaction
up arrow 11%

Advertising
up arrow 11%


Project Management
up arrow 2%

Account Management
up arrow 1%

Customer Service
up arrow 1%

National Average
$40,000

Social Media Marketing
up arrow 7%

Media / Public Relations
up arrow 13%

Marketing Communications
up arrow 23%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 42 votes.

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
medical benefits
Vision: 55%
dental benefits
None: 18%
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