Account Executive in San Diego, California Salary

The average pay for an Account Executive in San Diego, California is $51,120 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Project Management, Business Development, Contract Negotiation, Account Sales, and Customer Relations. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

$36,186 - $87,514
$36K
$51K
$88K
MEDIAN: $51,120
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$36,186 - $87,514  
   
Bonus
$484.79 - $50,414  
Profit Sharing
$6,150  
Commission
$5,152 - $174,524  
Total Pay (?
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$40,250 - $110,738  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 69

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About San Diego, California

San Diego County, California
1,394,907
Male:
693,826 (49.7%)
Female:
701,081 (50.3%)
San Diego /ˌsæn diːˈeɪɡoʊ/ (Spanish for "Saint Didacus") is a major city in California, United States. It is in San Diego County, on the coast of the Pacific Ocean in Southern California, approximately 120 miles (190 km) south of Los Angeles and immediately adjacent to the border with Mexico. With an estimated population of 1,394,928 as of July 1, 2015, San Diego is the eighth-largest city in the United States and second-largest in California. It is part of the San Diego–Tijuana conurbation, the second-largest transborder agglomeration between the US and a bordering country after Detroit–Windsor, with a population of 4,922,723 people. San Diego is known as "the birthplace of California" and is known for its mild year-round climate, natural deep-water harbor, extensive beaches, long association with the United States Navy and recent emergence as a healthcare and biotechnology development center. Historically home to the Kumeyaay people, San Diego was the first site visited...
San Diego:
$67,871
California:
$64,500
$1,444
San Diego:
$526,900
California:
$449,100
4.5%

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Pay by Experience Level for Account Executive

Pay by Experience for an Account Executive has a positive trend. An entry-level Account Executive with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 46 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Account Executive with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $76,000 based on 24 salaries. An experienced Account Executive which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $86,000 based on 14 salaries. An Account Executive with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $125,000 based on 5 salaries.

Key Stats for Account Executive

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
37 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
3%
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Experience Affects Account Executive Salaries

Late-Career
▲114%

▲48%

Mid-Career
▲31%

National Average
$58,000

▼14%

Skills That Affect Account Executive Salaries

Project Management
▲31%

Business Development
▲29%

Contract Negotiation
▲12%

▲11%

Customer Relations
▲11%


Strategic Sales
▲1%

National Average
$58,000


Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
▼3%


Microsoft Excel
▼14%

Marketing Communications
▼16%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
37 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
vision benefits
Vision: 74%
no benefits
None: 7%