It's impossible to make it big as a Business Development Assistants in the United States; the average employee scrapes together only around $39K per year. Location and career duration each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most Business Development Assistants survey respondents are women (77 percent). The majority of Business Development Assistants claim high levels of job satisfaction. Just over a fifth of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, a fair number report medical coverage and more than half claim dental coverage as well. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$29,571 - $51,071
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$39K
$51K
MEDIAN: $39,446
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$10.02 - $19.31
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$29,571 - $51,071  
   
Bonus
$-0.49 - $3,621  
Commission
$11,000  
Total Pay (?
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$26,107 - $50,097  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 105
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$10.02 - $19.31  
   
Overtime
$13.39 - $40.64  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$-0.49 - $3,621  
   
Commission
$11,000  
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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$26,107 - $50,097  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 46

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Job Description for Business Development Assistant

The business development assistant is hired by companies in a variety of industries, usually by the marketing department. Most companies require that the business development assistant has a bachelor's degree in marketing, public relations, or a related major. However, some companies will accept a high school diploma if the applicant has enough experience. In fact, most companies would like an applicant that has had several years of experience working in the industry of the company they're applying to. The business development assistant should have a good working knowledge of the Microsoft office suite of products. They will usually be working in an office setting, and travel is usually not required.

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Business Development Assistant Tasks

  • Create, organize, disseminate, and proof communication, presentation and documentation.
  • Build, check, and expand client database and key contact information.
  • Manage calendar, schedule, meetings, and communication for the Business Development team.

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Key Stats for Business Development Assistant

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 19 votes.
064
Less than 1 year
17%
1-4 years
64%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
6%
20 years or more
1%
Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Business Development Assistant Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 13%

Experienced
up arrow 10%

National Average
$37,000


Skills That Affect Business Development Assistant Salaries

Business Development
up arrow 24%

Market Research
up arrow 13%

National Average
$37,000

Data Management
up arrow 3%

Office Administration
up arrow 8%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 8%

Database Management & Reporting
up arrow 10%

Event Planning
up arrow 12%

Marketing Communications
up arrow 12%

Data Entry
up arrow 30%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 19 votes.

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
17%
1-4 years
64%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
6%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 62%
vision benefits
Vision: 57%
dental benefits
None: 23%
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