Account Executive with Business Development Skills Salary

Commissions constitute a big slice (just under one in three on average) of overall compensation for Account Executives with Business Development skills, and the median take-home for this group lies near $63K. Cash earnings for Account Executives with Business Development skills — which occasionally include more than $31K from bonuses and more than $20K from profit sharing — stretch from around $40K to approximately $111K. Compensation for this group is mainly affected by the specific employer, but the particular city and experience level are influential factors as well. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. 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 52 percent of the field. Job satisfaction for Account Executives with Business Development skills is high. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$35,446 - $92,424
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MEDIAN: $55,123
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$10.62 - $29.79
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$35,446 - $92,424  
   
Bonus
$991 - $30,903  
Profit Sharing
$613 - $20,426  
Commission
$3,878 - $45,615  
Total Pay (?
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$39,809 - $110,663  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,190
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Hourly Rate
$10.62 - $29.79  
   
Overtime
$9.02 - $7,522  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$6M$12M$18M
Bonus
$991 - $30,903  
   
Commission
$3,878 - $45,615  
Profit Sharing
$613 - $20,426  
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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$39,809 - $110,663  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 53
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Procter & Gamble Co, The Travelers Companies, Inc., Yelp! Inc., United Parcel Service (UPS), Inc., and Amazon.com Inc are among the top companies that take on many Account Executives with Business Development skills. Procter & Gamble Co offers the largest salaries in town — $100K on average.

Pay by Experience Level for Account Executive

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


For Account Executives with Business Development skills, experience does not seem to be a major factor in determining pay. Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $57K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $70K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Account Executives with Business Development skills make a median salary of $79K. Individuals who report more than two decades of experience seem to make only slightly more than folks in the 10-to-20 year range; the more senior group sees median earnings in the comparatively modest ballpark of $84K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $63,037

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With a pay rate for Account Executives with Business Development skills that is 44 percent greater than the national average, San Francisco offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Account Executives with Business Development skills will also find cushy salaries in Boston (+27 percent), Seattle (+25 percent), Houston (+24 percent), and Atlanta (+22 percent). In Denver, salaries are 7 percent below the national average and represent the lowest-paying market. A couple other locations with smaller-than-average paychecks include Chicago (5 percent lower) and Philadelphia (1 percent lower).

Key Stats for Account Executive

Gender

Female
48 %
Male
52 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 197 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
12%
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Experience Affects Account Executive Salaries

▲34%

▲26%

▲11%

National Average
$63,000

▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 197 votes.

Gender

Female
48 %
Male
52 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
vision benefits
Vision: 69%
dental benefits
None: 9%
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