Account Executive in Washington, District of Columbia Salary

On average, commissions constitute a fair portion (over a third) of final income for Account Executives in Washington, District of Columbia. That final number averages out to $56K across the industry. Women make up a slight majority of Account Executives in Washington (58 percent) survey respondents. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a fair number. The majority of individuals in this role claim moderate levels of job satisfaction. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$38,975 - $98,736
$39K
$49K
$99K
MEDIAN: $49,270
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$38,975 - $98,736  
   
Bonus
$507 - $25,225  
Profit Sharing
$3,000  
Commission
$507 - $30,794  
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$40,015 - $107,557  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 100

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About Washington, District of Columbia

District of Columbia, District of Columbia
672,228
Male:
319,705 (47.6%)
Female:
352,523 (52.4%)
Washington, D.C., formally the District of Columbia and commonly referred to as "Washington", "the District", or simply "D.C.", is the capital of the United States. The signing of the Residence Act on July 16, 1790, approved the creation of a capital district located along the Potomac River on the country's East Coast. The U.S. Constitution provided for a federal district under the exclusive jurisdiction of the Congress and the District is therefore not a part of any state. The states of Maryland and Virginia each donated land to form the federal district, which included the pre-existing settlements of Georgetown and Alexandria. Named in honor of President George Washington, the City of Washington was founded in 1791 to serve as the new national capital. In 1846, Congress returned the land originally ceded by Virginia; in 1871, it created a single municipal government for the remaining portion of the District. Washington had an estimated...
Washington:
$75,628
District of Columbia:
$75,628
$1,417
Washington:
$551,300
District of Columbia:
$551,300
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Pay by Experience Level for Account Executive

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


Washington Account Executives who reported more years of relevant experience also reported higher earnings. Average salaries for inexperienced employees average out to around $50K, but folks who have five to 10 years of experience earn a higher median of $65K. Account Executives in Washington, District of Columbia who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $90K. Respondents who claim more than 20 years of experience may encounter pay that doesn't quite reflect their extensive experience; these veterans report a median income of around $111K.

Key Stats for Account Executive

Gender

Female
58 %
Male
42 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
8%
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Experience Affects Account Executive Salaries

Late-Career
▲99%

Experienced
▲62%

▲18%

National Average
$56,000

▼10%

Skills That Affect Account Executive Salaries

Strategic Sales
▲53%


▲17%

Contract Negotiation
▲10%

Customer Relations
▲6%

Customer Service
▲2%



Microsoft Office
▼0%

National Average
$56,000


Project Management
▼5%

Social Media Marketing
▼7%

Marketing Communications
▼8%

Strategic Marketing
▼12%

Media / Public Relations
▼16%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
58 %
Male
42 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
vision benefits
Vision: 73%
dental benefits
None: 13%
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