Account Executive Salary in Houston, Texas

A big portion of take-home pay for Houston Account Executives — over a third, in fact — arrives through commissions. This profession's median overall income is approximately $61K. Most Account Executives in Houston, Texas like their work and job satisfaction is high. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Male Account Executives in Houston are just a bit more common among those who completed the questionnaire than females ones, with male workers composing 52 percent of the field. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$34,029 - $99,456

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$34,029 - $99,456  
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$35,319 - $120,458  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 130
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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.

Experience seems to be a major factor in determining the incomes of Houston Account Executives. The median compensation for relatively untried workers is $46K; in the five-to-10 year group, it's higher at around $60K. On average, Account Executives in Houston make $89K following one to two decades on the job. Veterans who have surpassed the 20-year mark may make only slightly more than those who are navigating the mid-career stage; the more senior group reports median earnings of around $90K.

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Experience Affects Account Executive in Houston, Texas Salaries

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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

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 15 votes.


48 %
52 %

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: 86% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 65% employee benefits None: 13%