Assistant Account Manager Salary

Assistant Account Managers in the United States are not likely to strike it rich; they only make around $41K annually on average. Career length is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Most Assistant Account Managers like their work and job satisfaction is high. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and the larger part earn dental coverage. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Assistant Account Managers making up 78 percent. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$29,603 - $54,087
(Median)
$30K
$41K
$54K
MEDIAN: $40,729
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90%

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$11.86 - $24.51
(Median)
$12
$16
$25
MEDIAN: $15.00
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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
$29,603 - $54,087  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,188  
Commission
$0.00 - $24,775  
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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$28,367 - $55,536  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 214
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$11.86 - $24.51  
   
Overtime
$15.55 - $37.56  
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.
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,188  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $24,775  
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).
)
$28,367 - $55,536  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 67
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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 who move on to become Account Managers may enjoy significant pay raises, as Account Managers get paid an average of $50K per year.

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Popular Skills for Assistant Account Manager


Assistant Account Managers report using a pretty varied skill set on the job. Most notably, skills in Client Interaction, Insurance, Account Management, and Customer Service are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Marketing Communications, Media / Public Relations, and Project Management. It is often found that people who know Account Management are 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.


For Assistant Account Managers, level of experience appears to be a somewhat less important part of the salary calculation — more experience does not correlate to noticeably higher pay. The average inexperienced worker's salary is approximately $37K, and people with five to 10 years of experience bring in more at around $43K on average. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $44K. After two decades in the workforce, the average Assistant Account Manager generally earns more than ever; median pay for this group is estimated at $55K.

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Experience Affects Assistant Account Manager Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 38%



National Average
$39,000


Skills That Affect Assistant Account Manager Salaries

Client Interaction
up arrow 13%


Account Management
up arrow 2%

Customer Service
0%

National Average
$39,000

Social Media Marketing
up arrow 5%

Project Management
up arrow 7%

Media / Public Relations
up arrow 12%

Marketing Communications
up arrow 16%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 46 votes.

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
59%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 80% dental benefits Dental: 67%
vision benefits Vision: 52% employee benefits None: 16%
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