A large fraction of take-home pay for Account Executives in Houston, Texas comes from commissions — more than two-fifths on average, in fact. The median overall income in this field is approximately $69K. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Women Account Executives in Houston who took the survey just slightly outnumber men. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$35,972 - $100,068
$36K
$62K
$100K
MEDIAN: $61,865
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$35,972 - $100,068  
   
Bonus
$200.67 - $41,217  
Profit Sharing
$3,000  
Commission
$29,479  
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$35,457 - $124,670  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 64

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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

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Account Executives in Houston with a lot of experience tend to enjoy higher earnings. Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $49K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $75K. Houston Account Executives with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $86K. More than 20 years of experience seem related to solid financial gains; veterans in this group report earning a median of $100K.

Key Stats for Account Executive

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 9 votes.
037
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
15%
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Experience Affects Account Executive Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 44%


Mid-Career
up arrow 9%

National Average
$69,000


Skills That Affect Account Executive Salaries

Strategic Sales
up arrow 38%

Customer Relations
up arrow 36%

Technical Sales
up arrow 34%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 29%

Contract Negotiation
up arrow 27%

Insurance
up arrow 25%


Business Development
up arrow 13%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 8%

National Average
$69,000

Client Interaction
up arrow 3%

Project Management
up arrow 5%


Strategic Marketing
up arrow 14%

Customer Service
up arrow 16%

Marketing Communications
up arrow 16%

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
37%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
vision benefits
Vision: 59%
dental benefits
None: 17%
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