Entry-Level Account Executive Salary

The average salary for an Entry-Level Account Executive is $43,510 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Strategic Sales, Contract Negotiation, and Business Development.

$30,496 - $62,485
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$44K
$62K
MEDIAN: $43,510
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$10.16 - $23.31
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$23
MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$30,496 - $62,485  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,011  
Profit Sharing
$303.39 - $12,000  
Commission
$877 - $35,227  
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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$31,697 - $73,373  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 5,023
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$21$42$63
Hourly Rate
$10.16 - $23.31  
   
Hourly Tips
$62.50  
Overtime
$14.85 - $39.11  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,011  
   
Commission
$877 - $35,227  
Profit Sharing
$303.39 - $12,000  
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).
)
$31,697 - $73,373  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 334
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National Average: $46,215

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Account Executive Advice

What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Account Executive in Calgary:
"Career."
Only you are in charge of your career. No one else. Take the steps and be vocal because no one else will fight your fight for you.

Account Executive in Pasadena:
"Direct Writers can kill your spirit."
Excellent training company. Crooked corporate mentality. Poor rewards and micro management .

Account Executive in Ontario:
"The company is process, not customer or sales-driven."
You need to realize that due to the evolving nature of this company's management, you'll encounter many situations where factors will come into play that will adversely effect your ability to succeed in your position and to maintain the level of income that you're accustomed to.

Account Executive in Boston:
"Amount Of Training Available To Learn To Succeed."
Find out if there is a set of instructions or personal assistance to learn all the little things that steal your time. Also, is there someone that will handle the small stuff so big projects can be worked on.

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Skills That Affect Account Executive Salaries






Account Management
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Customer Relations
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National Average
$46,000

Client Interaction
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Strategic Marketing
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Microsoft Office
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Project Management
up arrow 3%

Marketing Communications
up arrow 4%

Customer Service
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 778 votes.

Gender

Female
58 %
Male
42 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
medical benefits
Vision: 58%
dental benefits
None: 13%
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