Account Executive in Houston, Texas Salary

A substantial slice of final earnings for Account Executives in Houston, Texas (over a third) arrives through commissions. Median overall income in this area is approximately $62K. Women are just slightly outnumbered, with male Houston Account Executives making up 51 percent of survey respondents. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Account Executives in Houston. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$33,998 - $100,178
MEDIAN: $56,603

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$34,679 - $124,748  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 129
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Pay by Experience Level for Account Executive

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

Houston Account Executives with a rich background of experience are typically rewarded with larger paychecks. Those who have worked for fewer than five years take home a median salary of $46K, and workers with five to 10 years of experience earn a higher $59K on average. Account Executives in Houston, Texas claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $89K. Folks who have racked up more than 20 years in the field report incomes that aren't that much higher than less experienced individuals' earnings; the veterans make just $94K on average.

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Experience Affects Account Executive Salaries

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National Average

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Skills That Affect Account Executive Salaries

Technical Sales
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Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
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Account Sales
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Business Development
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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.


49 %
51 %

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: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
medical benefits
Vision: 64%
dental benefits
None: 14%