Account Executive Salary in San Francisco (United States)

An Account Executive in San Francisco, California earns an average salary of $52,750 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Insurance, Contract Negotiation, Strategic Sales, Technical Sales, and Sales Management. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this career.
Account Executive in San Francisco, California Total Pay (?
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$36,471 - $87,024
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $52,750
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Account Executive in San Francisco, California Total Pay (?
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$14.52 - $49.66
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MEDIAN: $26.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$36,471 - $87,024  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $30,913  
Profit Sharing
$1,983 - $3,052  
Commission
$5,872 - $48,858  
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).
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$39,895 - $112,076  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 265
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$14.52 - $49.66  
   
Overtime
$9.00 - $38.97  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $30,913  
   
Commission
$5,872 - $48,858  
Profit Sharing
$1,983 - $3,052  
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).
)
$39,895 - $112,076  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 265
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Pay by Experience Level for Account Executive in San Francisco, California

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

Experience Affects Account Executive in San Francisco, California Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 68%
Experienced
up arrow 66%
National Average
$59,000

Skills That Affect Account Executive in San Francisco, California Salaries

Insurance
up arrow 67%
Contract Negotiation
up arrow 66%
Strategic Sales
up arrow 55%
Technical Sales
up arrow 49%
Sales Management
up arrow 36%
Business Development
up arrow 21%
Microsoft Excel
up arrow 18%
Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 1%
National Average
$59,000
Customer Service
up arrow 2%
Marketing Communications
up arrow 6%
Client Interaction
up arrow 7%
Project Management
up arrow 12%
Media / Public Relations
up arrow 16%

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Gender

Female
57%
female alumni
 
Male
43%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
62%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 92% dental benefits Dental: 80%
vision benefits Vision: 63% employee benefits None: 6%
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