Assistant Account Manager Salary
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.
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.Read More...
A high school diploma or equivalent is typically the minimum educational requirement for this position. A bachelor's degree in business or a related field may be preferred. One to three years' experience in a sales or marketing environment is required, as well as excellent organizational and multitasking skills are a must. Candidates must possess excellent time-management skills, strong written and oral communication skills, attention to detail, and the ability to work independently. They must be able to sit at a computer and keyboard for extended periods of time.
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.
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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.