Entry-Level Account Executive in Chicago, Illinois Salary

The average pay for an Entry-Level Account Executive in Chicago, Illinois is $45,371 per year. A skill in Strategic Sales is associated with high pay for this job.

$34,886 - $60,997
$35K
$45K
$61K
MEDIAN: $45,371
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Salary
$34,886 - $60,997  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,300  
Profit Sharing
$4,069  
Commission
$2,327 - $35,364  
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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$35,774 - $78,101  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 175

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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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Key Stats for Account Executive

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 24 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
78%
5-9 years
13%
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Skills That Affect Account Executive Salaries

Strategic Sales
▲33%

Project Management
▲6%

Business Development
▲5%

Strategic Marketing
▲5%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
▲4%

Account Sales
▲2%

Microsoft Excel
▲2%

Account Management
▲1%

Marketing Communications
▲1%

Social Media Marketing
▲1%

National Average
$49,000

Client Interaction
▼1%

Customer Service
▼7%

Media / Public Relations
▼11%

Microsoft Office
▼12%

Customer Relations
▼17%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 24 votes.

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
vision benefits
Vision: 69%
no benefits
None: 9%