Account Executive Salary with Business Development skills

A big portion of take-home pay for Account Executives with Business Development skills — slightly less than a third, in fact — arrives through commissions. This profession's median overall income is approximately $62K. Including potential for bonuses and profit sharing — peaking near $31K and $29K, respectively — total cash payment to Account Executives with Business Development skills can bottom out near $38K or peak near $110K depending on individual performance. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by experience level. Most Account Executives with Business Development skills like their work and job satisfaction is high. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. Men working as Account Executives with Business Development skills who took the survey just slightly outnumber women at 54 percent. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$32,923 - $87,400
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$33K
$52K
$87K
MEDIAN: $51,949
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$10.39 - $25.81
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$15
$26
MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$32,923 - $87,400  
   
Bonus
$-0.40 - $31,211  
Profit Sharing
$970 - $29,361  
Commission
$2,903 - $45,667  
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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$37,546 - $109,936  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,313
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$10.39 - $25.81  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $40.64  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$-0.40 - $31,211  
   
Commission
$2,903 - $45,667  
Profit Sharing
$970 - $29,361  
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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$37,546 - $109,936  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 43
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Pay by Experience Level for Account Executive with Business Development skills

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


In general, experience and pay appear to be strongly linked; those with more experience usually bring in higher incomes. Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $51K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $69K. Account Executives with Business Development skills who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $73K. Seasoned veterans with 20 years under their belts enjoy a median income of $78K.

Pay Difference by Location


Home to some of the best pay for Account Executives with Business Development skills, Minneapolis offers exceptional salaries, 61 percent above the national average. Account Executives with Business Development skills can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Dallas (+21 percent), Houston (+19 percent), San Francisco (+19 percent), and Boston (+17 percent). With compensation 4 percent below the national average, Washington is not known for hefty paychecks and actually represents the lowest-paying market. Below-median salaries also turn up in Denver and Charlotte (3 percent lower).

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Experience Affects Account Executive with Business Development skills Salaries

Late-Career
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National Average
$62,000


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 233 votes.

Gender

Female
46 %
Male
54 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 76%
vision benefits Vision: 64% employee benefits None: 10%
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