Account Executive with Business Development Skills Salary

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 $63K. In the world of Account Executives with Business Development skills, overall cash allowance can occasionally include more than $33K from bonuses and, in some exceptional cases, $24K from profit sharing, causing incomes to vary widely between $40K and $111K. The specific employer is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography and tenure. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. 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 53 percent of the field. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$35,656 - $91,945
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MEDIAN: $55,473
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$10.66 - $29.74
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$35,656 - $91,945  
   
Bonus
$1,003 - $32,973  
Profit Sharing
$615 - $23,672  
Commission
$3,028 - $44,275  
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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$39,956 - $110,847  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,288
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$10.66 - $29.74  
   
Overtime
$17.65 - $45.41  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$1,003 - $32,973  
   
Commission
$3,028 - $44,275  
Profit Sharing
$615 - $23,672  
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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$39,956 - $110,847  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 54

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Procter & Gamble Co, The Travelers Companies, Inc., Yelp! Inc., United Parcel Service (UPS), Inc., and Amazon.com Inc are all popular places to work. Procter & Gamble Co offers the highest compensation with 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: $63,458

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San Francisco is home to an above-average pay rate for Account Executives with Business Development skills, 43 percent higher than the national average. Account Executives with Business Development skills can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Boston (+26 percent), Seattle (+24 percent), Houston (+23 percent), and Atlanta (+21 percent). Denver is the lowest-paying area, 8 percent south of the national average. Below-median salaries also turn up in Chicago and Philadelphia (5 percent lower and 2 percent lower, respectively).

Key Stats for Account Executive

Gender

Female
47 %
Male
53 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 229 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
11%
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Experience Affects Account Executive Salaries

▲33%

▲25%

▲10%

National Average
$63,000

▼10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 229 votes.

Gender

Female
47 %
Male
53 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 69%
no benefits
None: 10%
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