Account Executive with Business Development Skills Salary

On average, commissions constitute a fair portion (just under one in three) of final income for Account Executives with Business Development skills. That final number averages out to $65K across the industry. With some bonuses approaching $36K and certain profit sharing proceeds approaching $40K, overall incomes of Account Executives with Business Development skills spread between $40K and $114K depending on individual performance. While geography and tenure impact pay for this group, the specific employer is the most influential factor. Men make up a slight majority of Account Executives with Business Development skills (51 percent) who responded to the survey. Job satisfaction for Account Executives with Business Development skills is high. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the larger part. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$36,473 - $92,999
$36K
$57K
$93K
MEDIAN: $56,728
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50%
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$10.36 - $29.61
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$18
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MEDIAN: $17.57
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$0$114K
Salary $36,473 - $92,999
Bonus $992 - $35,550
Profit Sharing $606 - $39,594
Commission $2,788 - $46,330
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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$40,044 - $114,237
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,272
Hourly Data $0$45
Hourly Rate $10.36 - $29.61
Hourly Tips $1.33
Overtime $7.54 - $45.41
Annual Data $0$114K
Bonus $992 - $35,550
Commission $2,788 - $46,330
Profit Sharing $606 - $39,594
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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$40,044 - $114,237
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 57

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Procter & Gamble Co, The Travelers Companies, Inc., Yelp! Inc., United Parcel Service (UPS), Inc., and Amazon.com Inc are some prominent firms with considerable interest in employing a large team of Account Executives with Business Development skills. Those at Procter & Gamble Co can expect to make the most, with the company offering a median salary of $100K.

Pay by Experience Level for Account Executive

Pay by Experience for an Account Executive has a positive trend. An entry-level Account Executive with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $57,000 based on 660 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Account Executive with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $70,000 based on 391 salaries. An experienced Account Executive which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $79,000 based on 336 salaries. An Account Executive with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $84,000 based on 143 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $64,507

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Home to some of the best pay for Account Executives with Business Development skills, San Francisco offers exceptional salaries, 41 percent above the national average. Account Executives with Business Development skills can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Boston (+24 percent), Seattle (+22 percent), Houston (+21 percent), and Atlanta (+19 percent). Trailing the national average by 9 percent, Denver is the market with the smallest paychecks. Employers also pay below the national average in Chicago (7 percent lower) and Philadelphia (3 percent lower).

Key Stats for Account Executive

Gender

Female
49 %
Male
51 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 256 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
12%
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Experience Affects Account Executive Salaries

▲31%

▲23%

▲8%

National Average
$65,000

▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 256 votes.

Gender

Female
49 %
Male
51 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 70%
no benefits
None: 9%
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