Business Development Assistant Salary

Commissions form a big slice (a little less than one-half) of total compensation for Business Development Assistants. The median income in this area hovers around $36K. Location and experience level each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A fair number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and the larger part collect dental insurance. Female Business Development Assistants make up most of the survey respondents at 78 percent. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$28,666 - $50,067

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$11.15 - $20.20

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$28,666 - $50,067  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,779  
Profit Sharing
$100.84 - $1,983  
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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$25,564 - $48,633  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 154
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$11.15 - $20.20  
   
Overtime
$14.79 - $40.05  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,779  
   
Profit Sharing
$100.84 - $1,983  
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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$25,564 - $48,633  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 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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Survey results suggest that Business Development Assistants put a wide range of professional skills to use. Most notably, skills in Market Research, Data Management, Office Administration, and Event Planning 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 Event Planning also typically command lower compensation. Employees educated in Database Management & Reporting are typically practiced in Event Planning, too.

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Experience Affects Business Development Assistant Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 7%

Experienced
up arrow 5%

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%

Office Administration
up arrow 5%

Event Planning
up arrow 6%

Database Management & Reporting
up arrow 8%

Data Entry
up arrow 28%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 29 votes.

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
61%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 79% dental benefits Dental: 63%
vision benefits Vision: 46% employee benefits None: 19%
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