The average pay for an Entry-Level Account Executive in Chicago, Illinois is $45,387 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Strategic Sales and Business Development.

$33,864 - $62,058
MEDIAN: $45,387

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$33,864 - $62,058  
$482.88 - $10,826  
Profit Sharing
$2,433 - $35,878  
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).
$34,651 - $79,355  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 173
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Skills That Affect Account Executive Salaries

Strategic Sales
up arrow 50%

Business Development
up arrow 14%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 9%

Account Sales
up arrow 7%

Project Management
up arrow 7%

Strategic Marketing
up arrow 7%

Account Management
up arrow 2%

Marketing Communications
up arrow 1%

Client Interaction

Microsoft Excel

Customer Service

National Average

Social Media Marketing
up arrow 3%

Customer Relations
up arrow 6%

Media / Public Relations
up arrow 11%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 19 votes.


54 %
46 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
medical benefits
Vision: 70%
dental benefits
None: 9%