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Account Executive Salary in Houston, Texas

A large fraction of take-home pay for Account Executives in Houston, Texas comes from commissions — about two in five on average, in fact. The median overall income in this field is approximately $61K. Male Account Executives in Houston are just a bit more common among those who completed the questionnaire than females ones, with male workers composing 51 percent of the field. Job satisfaction for Houston Account Executives is high. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a large number collect dental insurance. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$34,626 - $98,495
MEDIAN: $54,584

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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.
$34,626 - $98,495  
$0.00 - $29,748  
$0.00 - $70,000  
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).
$35,828 - $116,408  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 114

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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.

Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience have a median salary of $49K. Those who have been around for five to 10 years can expect to take home more — $59K on average. Houston Account Executives claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $91K. Account Executives in Houston, Texas who have racked up more than two decades of experience report lower incomes overall; the average sum for this crowd comes out to only $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)
up arrow 51%

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Business Development
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Strategic Sales
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Account Sales
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National Average

Client Interaction
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 15 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: 89% dental benefits Dental: 80%
vision benefits Vision: 68% employee benefits None: 8%