Assistant Account Manager Salary

Median pay for Assistant Account Managers in the United States lies in the neighborhood of $41K annually. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career length. The majority of Assistant Account Managers claim high levels of job satisfaction. Although a strong majority have medical coverage and the larger part have dental coverage, around one in five claim no health benefits at all. Female Assistant Account Managers make up most of the survey respondents at 76 percent. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$31,810 - $57,168
$32K
$41K
$57K
MEDIAN: $40,949
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90%

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$12.90 - $26.96
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$27
MEDIAN: $17.02
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$31,810 - $57,168  
   
Bonus
$306.39 - $5,142  
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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$30,574 - $58,544  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 202
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$12.90 - $26.96  
   
Hourly Tips
$8.00  
Overtime
$15.58 - $42.89  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$306.39 - $5,142  
   
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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$30,574 - $58,544  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 97

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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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Assistant Account Managers do not often transition into Account Manager roles. The role averages $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 5 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. The majority of those who know Account Management also know 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: $40,117

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

Surpassing the national average by 32 percent, Assistant Account Managers in Houston receive some of the highest pay in the country. Assistant Account Managers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Dallas (+18 percent), San Diego (+14 percent), San Francisco (+12 percent), and Irvine (+8 percent). Location is a huge contributor to overall pay, with Assistant Account Managers in Virginia Beach earning a whopping 26 percent below the national average. Employers in Detroit and Denver also lean toward paying below-median salaries (10 percent lower and 7 percent lower, respectively).

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Key Stats for Assistant Account Manager

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 51 votes.
Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
60%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
3%
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Experience Affects Assistant Account Manager Salaries

▲25%

▲10%

Late-Career
▲4%

National Average
$40,000

▼3%

Skills That Affect Assistant Account Manager Salaries

Client Interaction
▲11%

Advertising
▲11%

▲5%



Project Management
▲2%

National Average
$40,000

Social Media Marketing
▼7%

Media / Public Relations
▼13%

Marketing Communications
▼23%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 51 votes.

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
60%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
vision benefits
Vision: 60%
no benefits
None: 21%
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