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Account Executive Salary in Washington, District of Columbia

Commissions form a big slice (close to one-half) of total compensation for Washington Account Executives. The median income in this area hovers around $49K. Women make up the majority of Account Executives in Washington, District of Columbia (62 percent) who completed the questionnaire. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. Most people on this career path report moderate levels of job satisfaction. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$36,861 - $71,761
MEDIAN: $46,156

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
$36,861 - $71,761  
$0.00 - $20,542  
$4,932 - $70,957  
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).
$37,946 - $86,580  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 142

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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
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Account Sales
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Business Development
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Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
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Strategic Sales
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Account Management
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Customer Relations
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Client Interaction
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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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Media / Public Relations
up arrow 13%

Strategic Marketing
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 32 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: 89% dental benefits Dental: 77%
vision benefits Vision: 57% employee benefits None: 7%