Commissions constitute a big slice (just under a third on average) of overall compensation for Mid-Career Advertising Account Executives, and the median take-home for this group lies near $53K. Most Mid-Career Advertising Account Executives are fairly content with their jobs, and work satisfaction falls in line with the national average. Mid-Career Advertising Account Executives survey participants are largely women, dominating at 64 percent. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and more than half earn dental coverage. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$28,906 - $71,413
$29K
$47K
$71K
MEDIAN: $47,108
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$28,906 - $71,413  
   
Bonus
$497.49 - $44,385  
Profit Sharing
$2,660  
Commission
$-0.50 - $54,248  
Total Pay (?
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$33,499 - $79,997  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 66

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Key Stats for Account Executive, Advertising

Gender

Female
64 %
Male
36 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
5-9 years
75%
10-19 years
25%
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Skills That Affect Account Executive, Advertising Salaries

Marketing Communications
up arrow 12%

Client Interaction
up arrow 11%

Project Management
up arrow 1%

National Average
$53,000

Advertising
up arrow 3%

Account Management
up arrow 4%

Sales
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 5 votes.

Gender

Female
64 %
Male
36 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
vision benefits
Vision: 61%
dental benefits
None: 13%
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