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Account Executive Salary in Chicago, Illinois (United States)

The average salary for an Account Executive in Chicago, Illinois is $46,213 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Strategic Sales, Sales Management, 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 Salary (?
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$33,623 - $76,643
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $46,213
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Account Executive in Chicago, Illinois Salary (?
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$10.01 - $29.59
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National Salary Data

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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$33,623 - $76,643  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $23,489  
Profit Sharing
$201.34 - $9,933  
Commission
$391.49 - $40,547  
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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$34,313 - $91,225  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 265
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 (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $23,489  
   
Commission
$391.49 - $40,547  
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).
)
$34,313 - $91,225  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 11
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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 57%
Sales Management
up arrow 55%
Contract Negotiation
up arrow 34%
Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 21%
Customer Relations
up arrow 15%
Client Interaction
up arrow 4%
National Average
$52,000
Project Management
up arrow 5%
Customer Service
up arrow 7%
Marketing Communications
up arrow 9%
Strategic Marketing
up arrow 11%
Media / Public Relations
up arrow 20%
Social Media Marketing
up arrow 21%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 51 votes.

Gender

Female
56%
female alumni
 
Male
44%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 59% employee benefits None: 13%