Total annual pay for Account Executives with Business Development skills is approximately $63K, and commissions account for a significant portion of this final number — just under a third on average. With some bonuses approaching $34K and certain profit sharing proceeds approaching $24K, overall incomes of Account Executives with Business Development skills spread between $40K and $112K depending on individual performance. The particular firm is the main element affecting pay for this group — geography and tenure are driving factors as well. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. 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 52 percent of the field. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$34,883 - $92,519
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MEDIAN: $54,408
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$34,883 - $92,519  
   
Bonus
$987 - $33,580  
Profit Sharing
$990 - $23,672  
Commission
$3,000 - $47,167  
Total Pay (?
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$39,581 - $111,688  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,208
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$10.13 - $29.88  
   
Overtime
$21.04 - $73.66  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$987 - $33,580  
   
Commission
$3,000 - $47,167  
Profit Sharing
$990 - $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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$39,581 - $111,688  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 49
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Dominating the field, Procter & Gamble Co, Amazon.com Inc, United Parcel Service (UPS), Inc., The Travelers Companies, Inc., and Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc are top firms with a reputation for hiring a great number 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

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


More years of relevant experience do not necessarily translate to higher paychecks. Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $56K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $69K on average — a distinctly larger sum. Account Executives with Business Development skills bring in $75K after working for 10 to 20 years. People who have worked for more than 20 years report a median income of $80K, which is barely higher than the median for folks with 10 to 20 years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $62,895

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For Account Executives with Business Development skills, working in the bustling city of San Francisco has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Account Executives with Business Development skills can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Boston (+34 percent), Houston (+24 percent), Seattle (+22 percent), and Atlanta (+19 percent). Those in the field find the lowest salaries in Denver, 9 percent below the national average.

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Experience Affects Account Executive Salaries


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$63,000


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 189 votes.

Gender

Female
48 %
Male
52 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
medical benefits
Vision: 67%
dental benefits
None: 10%
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