Account Executive in Houston, Texas Salary

Total annual pay for Account Executives in Houston is approximately $68K, and commissions account for a significant portion of this final number — just over two-fifths on average. Most Account Executives in Houston, Texas report high levels of job satisfaction. Women make up a slight majority of Houston Account Executives (54 percent) survey respondents. While somewhere between a fifth and a fourth report receiving no health benefits, a strong majority do receive medical coverage, and more than half have dental, as well. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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$61K
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MEDIAN: $61,023
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$35,679 - $99,425  
   
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$201.34 - $40,851  
Profit Sharing
$3,000  
Commission
$29,479  
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$35,362 - $122,423  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 66

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About Houston, Texas

Harris County, Texas
2,298,628
Male:
1,149,686 (50.0%)
Female:
1,148,942 (50.0%)
Houston (/ˈhjuːstən/ HYOO-stən) is the most populous city in Texas and the fourth-most populous city in the United States, located in Southeast Texas near the Gulf of Mexico. With a census-estimated 2014 population of 2.239 million within a land area of 599.6 square miles (1,553 km2), it also is the largest city in the Southern United States, as well as the seat of Harris County. It is the principal city of Houston–The Woodlands–Sugar Land, which is the fifth-most populated metropolitan area in the United States. Houston was founded on August 28, 1836, near the banks of Buffalo Bayou (now known as Allen's Landing) and incorporated as a city on June 5, 1837. The city was named after former General Sam Houston, who was president of the Republic of Texas and had commanded and won at the Battle of San Jacinto 25 miles (40 km) east of where the city was established. The burgeoning port and railroad...
Houston:
$48,064
Texas:
$55,653
$923
Houston:
$152,200
Texas:
$152,000
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Pay by Experience Level for Account Executive

Pay by Experience for an Account Executive has a positive trend. An entry-level Account Executive with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $47,000 based on 33 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Account Executive with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $77,000 based on 18 salaries. An experienced Account Executive which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $91,000 based on 20 salaries. An Account Executive with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $80,000 based on 9 salaries.

Key Stats for Account Executive

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 9 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
13%
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Experience Affects Account Executive Salaries

▲33%

Late-Career
▲17%

▲13%

National Average
$68,000

▼31%

Skills That Affect Account Executive Salaries

Strategic Sales
▲40%

Customer Relations
▲38%

Technical Sales
▲36%

Contract Negotiation
▲32%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
▲31%

Insurance
▲27%

▲18%


Microsoft Excel
▲10%

National Average
$68,000



Strategic Marketing
▼12%

Customer Service
▼17%

Project Management
▼17%

Marketing Communications
▼17%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
vision benefits
Vision: 56%
no benefits
None: 23%