Account Executive with Media / Public Relations Skills Salary

For Account Executives with Media / Public Relations skills, higher-than-average salaries are found among highly experienced workers, where employees bring in around $90K relative to the national average of $44K annually for others in this line of work. Workers with less than five years' experience earn around $44K on average, and those who have five to 10 years under their belts see a higher median salary of $56K. On average, Account Executives with Media / Public Relations skills make $63K following one to two decades on the job. Average wages for folks with more than 20 years of experience come out to around $90K. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$33,254 - $60,435
$33K
$44K
$60K
MEDIAN: $44,275
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

$10.28 - $27.00
$10
$16
$27
MEDIAN: $15.99
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$33,254 - $60,435  
   
Bonus
$498.33 - $10,056  
Profit Sharing
$404.08 - $14,544  
Commission
$0.00 - $50,335  
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).
)
$33,953 - $63,684  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 410
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$10.28 - $27.00  
   
Overtime
$26.00  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$498.33 - $10,056  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $50,335  
Profit Sharing
$404.08 - $14,544  
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).
)
$33,953 - $63,684  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 19

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)

Employers: Start Here »

Account Executive Job Listings

Search for more jobs:

Popular Employer Salaries for Account Executive


Pay by Experience Level for Account Executive

Pay by Experience for an Account Executive has a positive trend. An entry-level Account Executive with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $44,000 based on 347 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Account Executive with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $56,000 based on 76 salaries. An experienced Account Executive which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $63,000 based on 33 salaries. An Account Executive with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $90,000 based on 9 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $45,272

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For Account Executives with Media / Public Relations skills, busy San Francisco offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 13 percent above the national average. Account Executives with Media / Public Relations skills can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Denver (+8 percent), Austin (+6 percent), Chicago (+5 percent), and Seattle (+5 percent). Falling short of the national average by 15 percent, the area with the worst salaries is Detroit. Workers in Nashville and Miami earn salaries that trail the national average for those in this profession (12 percent less and 8 percent less, respectively).

Key Stats for Account Executive

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 75 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
74%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
2%
ADVERTISEMENT
Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
United States (change)

Experience Affects Account Executive Salaries

Late-Career
▲99%

Experienced
▲38%

Mid-Career
▲23%

National Average
$45,000

▼4%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 75 votes.

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
74%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 64%
vision benefits
Vision: 50%
no benefits
None: 20%
ADVERTISEMENT