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Account Executive Salary in Washington, District of Columbia

A big portion of take-home pay for Washington Account Executives — slightly more than half, in fact — arrives through commissions. This profession's median overall income is approximately $48K. Job satisfaction is considered about average by most people in this profession. Medical benefits are awarded to almost all, and a fair number earn dental coverage. The majority of Account Executives in Washington (64 percent) who took the survey are female. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.
$36,483 - $70,329
MEDIAN: $45,537

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$36,483 - $70,329  
$0.00 - $28,906  
$3,500 - $95,000  
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).
$36,744 - $82,789  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 135
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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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Strategic Sales
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Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
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Account Management
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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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Strategic Marketing
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Media / Public Relations
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Marketing Communications
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 36 votes.


64 %
36 %

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: 91% dental benefits Dental: 80%
vision benefits Vision: 59% employee benefits None: 6%