Account Executive in Houston, Texas Salary

Total annual pay for Account Executives in Houston, Texas is approximately $62K, and commissions account for a significant portion of this final number — over a third on average. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the larger part. Women are just slightly outnumbered, with male Account Executives in Houston making up 51 percent of survey respondents. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$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.

Account Executives in Houston, Texas who reported more years of relevant experience also reported higher earnings. The median compensation for relatively untried workers is $46K; in the five-to-10 year group, it's higher at around $59K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Houston Account Executives make a median salary of $89K. Individuals who report more than two decades of experience seem to make only slightly more than folks in the 10-to-20 year range; the more senior group sees median earnings in the comparatively modest ballpark of $94K.

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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%