Account Executive Salary in Houston, Texas

In a profession for which the median take-home is approximately $61K, more than two-fifths of overall earnings for Account Executives in Houston arrives through commissions. The majority of Houston Account Executives claim high levels of job satisfaction. Men working as Account Executives in Houston, Texas who took the survey just slightly outnumber women at 53 percent. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and most collect dental insurance. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$34,161 - $97,310

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$35,526 - $114,242  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 126
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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.

The average inexperienced worker earns $49K, and someone who has worked for five to 10 years can expect a bigger median salary of $60K. Account Executives in Houston, Texas bring in $89K after working for 10 to 20 years. Respondents who boast more than two decades on the job don't boast commensurate pay, unfortunately; these veterans see average earnings of only $87K.

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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)
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Business Development
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Account Sales
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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 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: 88% dental benefits Dental: 81%
vision benefits Vision: 68% employee benefits None: 9%