Average Assistant Account Executive with Media / Public Relations Skills Salary

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The average salary for an Assistant Account Executive with Media / Public Relations skills is $38,929.
MEDIAN $38,929
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$33k - $46k
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$197 - $2k
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$32k - $46k

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Job Description for Assistant Account Executive

Assistant Account Executive Tasks
  • Assist in running the internal day-to-day operations of a client account.
  • Manage budgets, establish project schedules, and direct work to ensure that projects are completed on-time.
  • Track, analyze, and summarize client and industry news.
  • Update and maintain project data in order to create clear and accurate reports on project progress.
The top respondents for the job title Assistant Account Executive are from the companies Edelman Worldwide, Weber Shandwick and Edelman Public Relations Company. Reported salaries are highest at Spectrum Science Communications where the average pay is $40,000. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Edelman Public Relations Worldwide and Edelman Worldwide, earning around $39,748 and $39,316, respectively. Weber Shandwick pays the lowest at around $36,925. Zeno Group, Inc. and Ruder Finn, Inc. also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $37,921 and $38,341, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Assistant Account Executive

Skills in Account Management, Marketing Communications and Project Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Social Media Marketing and Advertising.

Pay by Experience Level for Assistant Account Executive

An entry-level Assistant Account Executive with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $38,309 based on 209 salaries. An early career Assistant Account Executive with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $38,945 based on 312 salaries. A mid-career Assistant Account Executive with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $42,907 based on 7 salaries.
Employees with Assistant Account Executive in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 12.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (3.4% more) and Seattle, Washington (1.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (4.4% less) and Chicago, Illinois (1.5% less).

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