Account Executive with Business Development Skills Salary

The median total income of Account Executives with Business Development skills is around $63K, and for the average worker in this area, a good chunk of that (slightly less than a third, in fact) comes from commissions. Total incomes of Account Executives with Business Development skills incorporate potential for, in a few cases, more than $34K from bonuses and close to $29K from profit sharing; these performance components cause packages to range between $38K and $114K. Earnings for this group are mostly affected by experience level, followed by geography and the specific company. Male Account Executives with Business Development skills are just a bit more common among those who completed the questionnaire than females ones, with male workers composing 54 percent of the field. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. Job satisfaction for Account Executives with Business Development skills is high. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$33,896 - $90,811
(Median)
$34K
$53K
$91K
MEDIAN: $53,196
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$10.17 - $25.70
(Median)
$10
$15
$26
MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$33,896 - $90,811  
   
Bonus
$194.42 - $33,863  
Profit Sharing
$984 - $29,187  
Commission
$2,975 - $49,310  
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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$38,232 - $114,221  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,697
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$10.17 - $25.70  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $42.66  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$194.42 - $33,863  
   
Commission
$2,975 - $49,310  
Profit Sharing
$984 - $29,187  
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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$38,232 - $114,221  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 54
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Employees of The Travelers Companies, Inc. can expect to make the least, with the company offering a median salary of $64K; however, pay is widely dispersed from top to bottom, ranging from $59K to $112K.

Pay by Experience Level for Account Executive

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Experience seems to be a major factor in determining the incomes of Account Executives with Business Development skills. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $53K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $70K. Account Executives with Business Development skills see a median salary of $74K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Seasoned veterans with 20 years under their belts enjoy a median income of $81K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $63,240

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For Account Executives with Business Development skills, working in the bustling city of San Francisco has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Account Executives with Business Development skills can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Philadelphia (+23 percent), Boston (+23 percent), Minneapolis (+23 percent), and Dallas (+19 percent). The smallest paychecks in the market, 5 percent south of the national average, can be found in Washington.

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National Average
$63,000


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 293 votes.

Gender

Female
46 %
Male
54 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
medical benefits
Vision: 66%
dental benefits
None: 10%
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