For Account Executives with Media / Public Relations skills, highly experienced workers enjoy the highest paychecks — around $90K — relative to the national average of $44K annually. The average inexperienced worker's salary is approximately $44K, and people with five to 10 years of experience bring in more at around $55K on average. After working for 10 to 20 years, Account Executives with Media / Public Relations skills make a median salary of $63K. More than 20 years of experience seem related to solid financial gains; veterans in this group report earning a median of $90K. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$32,538 - $60,224
$33K
$44K
$60K
MEDIAN: $43,910
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90%

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$10.28 - $27.18
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MEDIAN: $15.09
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$32,538 - $60,224  
   
Bonus
$500 - $9,744  
Profit Sharing
$1,208 - $14,899  
Commission
$0.00 - $48,936  
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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$33,125 - $62,970  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 415
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$10.28 - $27.18  
   
Overtime
$28.97  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$500 - $9,744  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $48,936  
Profit Sharing
$1,208 - $14,899  
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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$33,125 - $62,970  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 18

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Pay by Experience Level for Account Executive

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

Key Stats for Account Executive

Gender

Female
81 %
Male
19 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 75 votes.
073
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
74%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
6%
20 years or more
2%
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Experience Affects Account Executive Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 101%

Experienced
up arrow 40%

Mid-Career
up arrow 23%

National Average
$45,000


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 75 votes.

Gender

Female
81 %
Male
19 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
74%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
6%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 64%
vision benefits
Vision: 48%
dental benefits
None: 22%
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