Commissions form a big slice (more than a third) of total compensation for Account Executives in Minneapolis, Minn.. The median income in this area hovers around $55K. The majority of Account Executives in Minneapolis claim high levels of job satisfaction. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the larger part. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 57 percent. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$36,120 - $83,065
MEDIAN: $50,623

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$36,120 - $83,065  
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$39,390 - $106,040  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 85

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About Minneapolis, Minnesota

Hennepin County, Minnesota
206,547 (50.3%)
204,388 (49.7%)
Minneapolis (/ˌmɪniˈæpəlɪs/) is the county seat of Hennepin County, and larger of the Twin Cities, the 16th-largest metropolitan area in the United States, containing about 3.5 million residents. As of 2015, Minneapolis is the largest city in the state of Minnesota and 46th-largest in the United States with a population of 410,939. Minneapolis and Saint Paul anchor the second-largest economic center in the Midwest, after Chicago. Minneapolis lies on both banks of the Mississippi River, just north of the river's confluence with the Minnesota River, and adjoins Saint Paul, the state's capital. The city is abundantly rich in water, with thirteen lakes, wetlands, the Mississippi River, creeks and waterfalls, many connected by parkways in the Chain of Lakes and the Grand Rounds National Scenic Byway. It was once the world's flour milling capital and a hub for timber. The city and surrounding region is the primary business center between Chicago and...

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Pay by Experience Level for Account Executive

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

The median compensation for relatively untried workers is $50K; in the five-to-10 year group, it's higher at around $56K. Minneapolis Account Executives bring in $77K after working for 10 to 20 years. Survey participants with more than twenty years of experience only make around $72K on average, though; this group reports a lower median than the one claimed by mid-career individuals.

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Experience Affects Account Executive Salaries

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National Average

Skills That Affect Account Executive Salaries

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Business Development
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Strategic Sales
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Contract Negotiation
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Sales Management
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Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
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National Average

Account Management
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Customer Relations
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Customer Service
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Client Interaction
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Strategic Marketing
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Project Management
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Marketing Communications
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Media / Public Relations
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.


57 %
43 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
medical benefits
Vision: 61%
dental benefits
None: 10%