Entry-Level Account Executive Salary (United States)

The average salary for an Entry-Level Account Executive is $41,941 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Strategic Sales, Business Development, and Account Sales.
Entry-Level Account Executive Salary (?
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$29,957 - $61,063
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MEDIAN: $41,940
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Entry-Level Account Executive Salary (?
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$9.94 - $21.42
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National Salary Data

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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$29,957 - $61,063  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,611  
Profit Sharing
$309.13 - $10,108  
Commission
$517 - $31,203  
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).
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$30,608 - $69,473  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 3,588
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$9.94 - $21.42  
   
Overtime
$15.27 - $39.68  
National Annualized 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.
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,611  
   
Commission
$517 - $31,203  
Profit Sharing
$309.13 - $10,108  
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).
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$30,608 - $69,473  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 254
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Account Executive Salaries

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Gender

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Male
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Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 72%
vision benefits Vision: 55% employee benefits None: 12%
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