Account Executive Salary in Chicago, Illinois (United States)

The average salary for an Account Executive in Chicago, Illinois is $46,436 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Sales Management, Strategic Sales, Contract Negotiation, Customer Relationship Management (CRM), and Business Development. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.
Account Executive in Chicago, Illinois Total Pay (?
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$33,515 - $75,440
(Median)
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46K
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75K
MEDIAN: $46,435
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Account Executive in Chicago, Illinois Total Pay (?
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$10.01 - $29.59
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National Salary Data

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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$33,515 - $75,440  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $24,040  
Profit Sharing
$1,100 - $4,643  
Commission
$200.00 - $40,851  
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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$34,106 - $91,134  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 270
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$10.01 - $29.59  
   
Overtime
$21.84 - $37.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $24,040  
   
Commission
$200.00 - $40,851  
Profit Sharing
$1,100 - $4,643  
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).
)
$34,106 - $91,134  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 270
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Pay by Experience Level for Account Executive in Chicago, Illinois

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

Experience Affects Account Executive in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 60%
National Average
$52,000

Skills That Affect Account Executive in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Sales Management
up arrow 56%
Strategic Sales
up arrow 54%
Contract Negotiation
up arrow 33%
Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 22%
Customer Relations
up arrow 19%
Client Interaction
up arrow 2%
National Average
$52,000
Project Management
up arrow 6%
Customer Service
up arrow 8%
Marketing Communications
up arrow 9%
Strategic Marketing
up arrow 11%
Media / Public Relations
up arrow 21%
Social Media Marketing
up arrow 22%

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Gender

Female
56%
female alumni
 
Male
44%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 75%
vision benefits Vision: 58% employee benefits None: 14%
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