Account Executive Salary in Washington, District of Columbia

In a profession for which the median take-home is approximately $49K, just under a third of overall earnings for Account Executives in Washington arrives through commissions. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 58 percent. Work is reasonably fulfilling for most Washington Account Executives — the majority report average levels of job satisfaction. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$37,284 - $71,929

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$37,284 - $71,929  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $29,590  
Commission
$4,966 - $50,335  
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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).
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$38,489 - $81,499  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 143
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Experience Affects Account Executive in Washington, District of Columbia Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 45%

Mid-Career
up arrow 22%

National Average
$49,000


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

Sales Management
up arrow 43%

Account Sales
up arrow 22%

Business Development
up arrow 21%

Strategic Sales
up arrow 19%

Contract Negotiation
up arrow 17%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 13%

Account Management
up arrow 7%

Project Management
up arrow 4%

Customer Relations
up arrow 4%

Client Interaction
up arrow 2%

National Average
$49,000

Marketing Communications
up arrow 11%

Social Media Marketing
up arrow 11%

Media / Public Relations
up arrow 12%

Strategic Marketing
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 25 votes.

Gender

Female
58 %
Male
42 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
64%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 77%
vision benefits Vision: 59% employee benefits None: 8%
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