Account Executive Salary with Business Development skills

The median total income of Account Executives with Business Development skills is around $62K, and for the average worker in this area, a good chunk of that (just under one in three, in fact) comes from commissions. Total incomes of Account Executives with Business Development skills incorporate potential for, in a few cases, more than $31K from bonuses and close to $29K from profit sharing; these performance components cause packages to range between $38K and $110K. Residence and tenure each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most Account Executives with Business Development skills report high levels of job satisfaction. Men working as Account Executives with Business Development skills who took the survey just slightly outnumber women at 53 percent. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$33,119 - $87,627
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$33K
$52K
$88K
MEDIAN: $52,017
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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
$33,119 - $87,627  
   
Bonus
$5.00 - $31,217  
Profit Sharing
$968 - $29,479  
Commission
$2,856 - $46,024  
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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$37,538 - $110,051  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,290
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 (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$5.00 - $31,217  
   
Commission
$2,856 - $46,024  
Profit Sharing
$968 - $29,479  
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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$37,538 - $110,051  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 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.


For many Account Executives with Business Development skills, experience and pay levels seem to be correlated; more years in the business generally lead to more money. 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 $68K. Account Executives with Business Development skills who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $73K. More than 20 years of experience seem related to solid financial gains; veterans in this group report earning a median of $79K.

Pay Difference by Location


With a pay rate for Account Executives with Business Development skills that is 63 percent greater than the national average, Minneapolis offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Account Executives with Business Development skills will also find cushy salaries in Philadelphia (+25 percent), Dallas (+21 percent), San Francisco (+19 percent), and Boston (+17 percent). The lowest-paying market is Washington, which sits 4 percent below the national average. Workers in Denver and Charlotte earn less than others in this profession; their salaries fall short of the national average by 4 percent.

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Experience Affects Account Executive with Business Development skills Salaries

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National Average
$62,000


Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
47 %
Male
53 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
35%
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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