Account Executive Salary in San Francisco

The average salary for an Account Executive in San Francisco, California is $53,971 per year. Experience strongly influences pay for this job. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Insurance, Contract Negotiation, Strategic Sales, Business Development, and Sales Management. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$36,749 - $89,039
MEDIAN: $53,971

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$36,749 - $89,039  
$1.00 - $46,000  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $97,871  
$7,830 - $56,171  
Total Pay (?
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).
$39,879 - $116,698  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 321
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Experience Affects Salaries

up arrow 139%

National Average

Skills That Affect Salaries

up arrow 67%

Strategic Sales
up arrow 39%

Business Development
up arrow 28%

Sales Management
up arrow 26%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 3%

National Average

Project Management
up arrow 9%

Marketing Communications
up arrow 11%

Customer Relations
up arrow 13%

Customer Service
up arrow 13%

Media / Public Relations
up arrow 15%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 15%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 47 votes.


54 %
46 %

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: 91% dental benefits Dental: 80%
vision benefits Vision: 66% employee benefits None: 7%