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Assistant Account Manager Salary

Assistant Account Managers in the United States may have to scrimp and save; the median compensation is $40K annually. Career duration is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Assistant Account Managers making up 76 percent. Job satisfaction for Assistant Account Managers is high. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and the greater part earn dental coverage. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$29,365 - $54,011
(Median)
$29K
$40K
$54K
MEDIAN: $39,985
10%
50%
90%

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$11.47 - $25.12
(Median)
$11
$16
$25
MEDIAN: $16.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$29,365 - $54,011  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,106  
Commission
$0.00 - $24,793  
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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$27,982 - $55,717  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 198
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$11.47 - $25.12  
   
Overtime
$18.19 - $37.74  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,106  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $24,793  
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).
)
$27,982 - $55,717  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 64

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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 put a wide range of professional skills to use. Most notably, skills in Client Interaction, Insurance, Account Management, and Customer Service are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Social Media Marketing, Media / Public Relations, and Project Management. Those proficient in Account Management are, more often than not, also skilled in Insurance.

Pay by Experience Level for Assistant Account Manager

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


Assistant Account Managers with more experience do not necessarily bring home bigger paychecks. In fact, experience in this field tends to impact compensation minimally. Relatively untried employees who have fewer than five years of experience earn around $37K on average. People who have worked for five to 10 years can expect a higher median salary of $43K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $44K in this role. Veterans who have worked for more than two decades do tend to make the most in the end; the median pay for this group is $55K.

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Experience Affects Assistant Account Manager Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 40%



National Average
$39,000


Skills That Affect Assistant Account Manager Salaries

Client Interaction
up arrow 14%


Account Management
up arrow 3%

National Average
$39,000

Customer Service
up arrow 1%

Project Management
up arrow 6%

Media / Public Relations
up arrow 11%

Social Media Marketing
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 47 votes.

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
60%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 80% dental benefits Dental: 66%
vision benefits Vision: 53% employee benefits None: 16%
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