Account Executive Salary in Chicago, Illinois (United States)

The average salary for an Account Executive in Chicago, Illinois is $46,630 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Strategic Sales, Sales Management, Contract Negotiation, Customer Relations, and Customer Relationship Management (CRM). 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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$33,475 - $76,203
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MEDIAN: $46,630
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Account Executive in Chicago, Illinois Total Pay (?
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$10.05 - $29.36
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National Salary Data

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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$33,475 - $76,203  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $23,672  
Profit Sharing
$201.34 - $9,933  
Commission
$-0.49 - $40,323  
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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$33,810 - $91,906  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 272
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$10.05 - $29.36  
   
Overtime
$21.84 - $37.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $23,672  
   
Commission
$-0.49 - $40,323  
Profit Sharing
$201.34 - $9,933  
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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$33,810 - $91,906  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 272
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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 59%
National Average
$52,000

Skills That Affect Account Executive in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Strategic Sales
up arrow 53%
Sales Management
up arrow 53%
Contract Negotiation
up arrow 30%
Customer Relations
up arrow 22%
Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 21%
Business Development
up arrow 18%
Client Interaction
up arrow 2%
National Average
$52,000
Marketing Communications
up arrow 5%
Project Management
up arrow 8%
Customer Service
up arrow 8%
Strategic Marketing
up arrow 12%
Media / Public Relations
up arrow 21%
Social Media Marketing
up arrow 22%
Job Satisfaction
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Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5 based on 58 votes.
Gender
Female
53%
female alumni
 
Male
47%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
6%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 57% employee benefits None: 14%
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