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Business Development Assistant Salary

Pay for Business Development Assistants in the United States is very modest at just $37K per year. Geographic location and career duration each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Business Development Assistants making up 78 percent. A large number enjoy medical while the larger part get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to half. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$28,551 - $49,926
(Median)
$29K
$37K
$50K
MEDIAN: $37,358
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50%
90%

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$11.13 - $20.47
(Median)
$11
$15
$20
MEDIAN: $14.00
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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$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$28,551 - $49,926  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,676  
Profit Sharing
$100.00 - $1,900  
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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$25,388 - $48,744  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 143
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.
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$11.13 - $20.47  
   
Overtime
$16.07 - $39.93  
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$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,676  
   
Profit Sharing
$100.00 - $1,900  
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).
)
$25,388 - $48,744  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 94

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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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Business Development Assistants generally report applying a varied skill set to their work. Most notably, skills in Market Research, Data Management, Event Planning, and Office Administration are correlated to pay that is above average. Those listing Data Entry as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Database Management & Reporting and Office Administration also typically command lower compensation.

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Experience Affects Business Development Assistant Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 10%

Mid-Career
up arrow 9%

National Average
$36,000


Skills That Affect Business Development Assistant Salaries

Market Research
up arrow 10%

National Average
$36,000

Data Management
up arrow 2%

Event Planning
up arrow 4%

Office Administration
up arrow 5%

Database Management & Reporting
up arrow 7%

Data Entry
up arrow 29%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 37 votes.

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
61%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 80% dental benefits Dental: 63%
vision benefits Vision: 50% employee benefits None: 18%