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)
$34K
$45K
$62K
MEDIAN: $45,387
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$33,864 - $62,058  
   
Bonus
$482.88 - $10,826  
Profit Sharing
$4,250  
Commission
$2,433 - $35,878  
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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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$34,651 - $79,355  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 173

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About Chicago, Illinois

Cook County, Illinois
2,720,556
Male:
1,320,015 (48.5%)
Female:
1,400,541 (51.5%)
Chicago (/ʃᵻˈkɑːɡoʊ/ or /ʃᵻˈkɔːɡoʊ/), officially the City of Chicago, is the third-most populous city in the United States. With over 2.7 million residents, it is the most populous city in the state of Illinois and the Midwestern United States, and the county seat of Cook County. The Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, has nearly 10 million people and is the third-largest in the U.S. Chicago was incorporated as a city in 1837, near a portage between the Great Lakes and the Mississippi River watershed, and grew rapidly in the mid-nineteenth century. The city is an international hub for finance, commerce, industry, technology, telecommunications, and transportation: O'Hare International Airport is the second-busiest airport in the world when measured by aircraft traffic; the region also has the largest number of U.S. highways and rail road freight. In 2012, Chicago was listed as an alpha global city by the Globalization and World Cities Research...
Chicago:
$50,702
Illinois:
$59,588
$985
Chicago:
$238,500
Illinois:
$180,300
6.3%

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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
0%

Microsoft Excel
0%

Customer Service
0%

National Average
$48,000

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.

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %

Common Health Benefits

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