Account Executive Salary in Houston, Texas

Commissions form a big slice (nearly two in five) of total compensation for Houston Account Executives. The median income in this area hovers around $60K. Medical benefits are awarded to almost all, and a large number 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 53 percent of the field. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$34,847 - $98,615
MEDIAN: $54,350

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$34,847 - $98,615  
$0.00 - $29,163  
$0.00 - $70,000  
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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).
$35,789 - $116,629  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 113

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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.

For many Account Executives in Houston, more experience generally translates to higher pay. The median compensation for relatively untried workers is $49K; in the five-to-10 year group, it's higher at around $59K. Houston Account Executives bring in $91K after working for 10 to 20 years. 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 $92K.

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Experience Affects Account Executive in Houston, Texas Salaries

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National Average

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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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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.


47 %
53 %

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: 90% dental benefits Dental: 82%
vision benefits Vision: 70% employee benefits None: 7%