Assistant Account Manager Salary

The average Assistant Account Manager in the United States earns approximately $41K per year. Geographic location and experience level each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most Assistant Account Managers like their work and job satisfaction is high. A fair number enjoy medical while the larger part get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Assistant Account Managers making up 77 percent. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$31,478 - $57,987
$31K
$41K
$58K
MEDIAN: $40,958
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$12.34 - $27.23
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$27
MEDIAN: $17.13
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$0$58K
Salary $31,478 - $57,987
Bonus $289.73 - $4,894
Commission $0.00 - $9,787
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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$30,324 - $58,734
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 198
Hourly Data $0$42
Hourly Rate $12.34 - $27.23
Hourly Tips $8.00
Overtime $15.42 - $42.60
Annual Data $0$58K
Bonus $289.73 - $4,894
Commission $0.00 - $9,787
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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$30,324 - $58,734
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 96

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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

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

Common Career Paths for Assistant Account Manager


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Many Assistant Account Managers move into an Account Manager role, and folks who currently hold that position report a much higher median income of $50K per year.

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Popular Skills for Assistant Account Manager


Assistant Account Managers seem to require a number of specific skills. Most notably, skills in Advertising, Client Interaction, Insurance, and Project Management are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 4 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 skilled in Account Management are similarly competent in Insurance.

Pay by Experience Level for Assistant Account Manager

Pay by Experience for an Assistant Account Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Assistant Account Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $39,000 based on 224 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Assistant Account Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $44,000 based on 48 salaries. An experienced Assistant Account Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 33 salaries. An Assistant Account Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $42,000 based on 9 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $40,196

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

Houston offers some of the highest pay in the country for Assistant Account Managers, 32 percent above the national average. Assistant Account Managers will also find cushy salaries in Dallas (+18 percent), San Diego (+14 percent), San Francisco (+12 percent), and Irvine (+8 percent). Assistant Account Managers' salaries are heavily influenced by location — Assistant Account Managers in Virginia Beach bring in salaries that are 26 percent lower than the national average. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in Detroit and Denver (10 percent lower and 7 percent lower, respectively).

Assistant Account Manager Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Assistant Account Manager?

Assistant Account Manager in Atlanta:
Pros: Casual atmosphere, travel, creativity.
Cons: Pay, lack of professionalism within certain people.

Assistant Account Manager in Chicago:
"Working with top company clients."
Pros: Flexibility, encouragement, some creativity.
Cons: Tedious,

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Key Stats for Assistant Account Manager

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 55 votes.
Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
61%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
4%
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Experience Affects Assistant Account Manager Salaries

▲25%

▲9%

Late-Career
▲4%

National Average
$40,000

▼3%

Skills That Affect Assistant Account Manager Salaries

Client Interaction
▲11%

Advertising
▲11%

▲4%

Project Management
▲2%



National Average
$40,000

Social Media Marketing
▼7%

Media / Public Relations
▼14%

Marketing Communications
▼23%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 55 votes.

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
61%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
vision benefits
Vision: 60%
no benefits
None: 19%
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