Average Salary for J. Walter Thompson Company (JWT) Employees

The median salary at J. Walter Thompson Company (JWT) is $71K annually. Your job title is the biggest factor affecting pay for J. Walter Thompson Company (JWT) workers, followed by how long you've been working and your city. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

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J. Walter Thompson Company (JWT) Median Salary by Job


Account Director
5 profiles

Account Executive
3 profiles

Senior Project Manager, Advertising
3 profiles

United States (change)

Senior Graphic Designer
2 profiles

Business Development Manager
2 profiles

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  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 40
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Find out more about pay at J. Walter Thompson Company (JWT)

About This Company

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Creative Directors rake in the most money, with average earnings of $238K per year; Account Directors come in second with average earnings amounting to $120K, while Front End Developers and Marketing Project Managers rank near the top as well (about $80K and approximately $71K, respectively). With salaries averaging $48K, Account Executives are among the lowest paid at J. Walter Thompson Company (JWT).

Years of Experience

Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of around $73K annually. The largest slice of the J. Walter Thompson Company (JWT) workforce (40 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, $50K per year.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($95K annually) can be spotted in San Diego, Calif.; Dallas, Texas (approximately $81K), San Francisco, Calif. (around $73K), and New York, N.Y. ($67K) are the next top-paying cities. Those interested in increasing earning potential should avoid the city of Atlanta, Ga. — at about $52K, salaries are some of the lowest in the country. By state, the highest compensation levels appear in Texas, where the average salary is around $102K per year.

Certifications and Degrees

The highest-paying degree here is a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc); J. Walter Thompson Company (JWT) awards $105K to these degree-holders.


The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Budget Management; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of $115K annually. One of the more prevalent skills at J. Walter Thompson Company (JWT) is Account Management, with approximately one-fourth considering it a key competency. Some other standard skills here are Project Management, Client Interaction, and Advertising.

Benefits and Perks

38 percent receive paid vacation, and only 29 percent get sick leave. J. Walter Thompson Company (JWT) sponsors a 401(k) program, and most respondents use this option to save for their retirement. For a large number of workers, benefits include health insurance, and a strong majority of employees get dental coverage, too. Some other perks are a casual working environment, a company cell phone, flexible hours, and life insurance.

J. Walter Thompson Company (JWT) Job Listings

Key Stats for J. Walter Thompson Company (JWT)


51 %
49 %
$47,344 - $78,500
$39,732 - $136,499

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

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