Account Executive Salary in Houston, Texas

Commissions form a big slice (close to a third) of total compensation for Houston Account Executives. The median income in this area hovers around $61K. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a large number earn dental coverage. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Men make up a slight majority of Account Executives in Houston, Texas (53 percent) who responded to the survey. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$34,425 - $97,310
MEDIAN: $56,063

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$34,425 - $97,310  
$0.00 - $29,643  
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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).
$35,526 - $114,242  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 126
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Pay by Experience Level for Account Executive in Houston, Texas

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

Salaries for inexperienced workers average out to $60K, and those with five to 10 years' experience earn a higher median of $49K. Account Executives in Houston, Texas bring in $89K after working for 10 to 20 years. Folks with more than two decades of experience actually report lower incomes overall; their average comes out to a mere $87K.

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Experience Affects Account Executive in Houston, Texas Salaries

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National Average

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Skills That Affect Account Executive in Houston, Texas Salaries

Technical Sales
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Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
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Business Development
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Account Sales
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Strategic Sales
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National Average

Client Interaction
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.


47 %
53 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 81%
vision benefits Vision: 68% employee benefits None: 8%