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Account Executive Salary with Business Development skills

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. In the world of Account Executives with Business Development skills, overall income ranges from $38K near the bottom to $112K at the top; this can include more than $34K from bonuses and more than $30K from profit sharing in exceptional cases. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Men working as Account Executives with Business Development skills who took the survey just slightly outnumber women at 54 percent. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Account Executives with Business Development skills. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$32,441 - $88,049
(Median)
$32K
$52K
$88K
MEDIAN: $51,801
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$10.39 - $26.81
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$10
$15
$27
MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary 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
Salary
$32,441 - $88,049  
   
Bonus
$0.70 - $34,093  
Profit Sharing
$836 - $29,590  
Commission
$2,715 - $46,536  
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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$37,507 - $112,297  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,215
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$10.39 - $26.81  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $47.00  
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
$0.70 - $34,093  
   
Commission
$2,715 - $46,536  
Profit Sharing
$836 - $29,590  
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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$37,507 - $112,297  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 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.


Account Executives with Business Development skills generally obtain higher compensation for more plentiful past experience. Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $52K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $68K on average — a distinctly larger sum. Account Executives with Business Development skills with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $74K. Account Executives with Business Development skills who have stuck around for more than two decades see earnings that are only slightly higher than those of folks who have worked for 10 to 20 years; the more senior group makes around $80K on average.

Pay Difference by Location


Account Executives with Business Development skills will find that San Francisco offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 26 percent. Account Executives with Business Development skills can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Dallas (+24 percent), Boston (+16 percent), Houston (+14 percent), and New York (+13 percent). San Diego is home to the smallest salaries in the field, lagging the national average by 14 percent. On the whole, employers pay 4 percent below the median salary for those in this field in Washington and Denver.

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Experience Affects Account Executive with Business Development skills Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 27%



National Average
$63,000


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 239 votes.

Gender

Female
46 %
Male
54 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 76%
vision benefits Vision: 64% employee benefits None: 11%
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