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Account Executive Salary in Washington, District of Columbia

In a profession for which the median take-home is approximately $48K, nearly two-fifths of overall earnings for Account Executives in Washington, District of Columbia arrives through commissions. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. Most workers in this position report moderate levels of job satisfaction. Women account for the majority of Washington Account Executives who responded to the questionnaire — 62 percent to be exact. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$36,379 - $71,140
MEDIAN: $45,756

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$36,379 - $71,140  
$0.00 - $20,608  
$4,894 - $71,490  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
$37,289 - $84,568  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 141

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Experience Affects Account Executive in Washington, District of Columbia Salaries

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National Average

Skills That Affect Account Executive in Washington, District of Columbia Salaries

Sales Management
up arrow 48%

Account Sales
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Business Development
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Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 21%

Strategic Sales
up arrow 20%

Account Management
up arrow 11%

Client Interaction
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Customer Relations
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Project Management
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National Average

Social Media Marketing
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Marketing Communications
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Strategic Marketing
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Media / Public Relations
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 35 votes.


62 %
38 %

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: 90% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 58% employee benefits None: 6%