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Account Executive Salary in Chicago, Illinois

The average salary for an Account Executive in Chicago, Illinois is $46,746 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Strategic Sales, Contract Negotiation, Sales Management, Business Development, and Customer Relationship Management (CRM). Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

$33,709 - $77,571
MEDIAN: $46,746

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National Salary 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.
$33,709 - $77,571  
$0.00 - $24,083  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $11,635  
$387.83 - $39,933  
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).
$35,306 - $91,556  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 319

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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.

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Experience Affects Account Executive in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

National Average

Skills That Affect Account Executive in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Strategic Sales
up arrow 54%

Contract Negotiation
up arrow 41%

Sales Management
up arrow 26%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 22%

Customer Relations
up arrow 19%

Customer Service
up arrow 6%

National Average

Project Management
up arrow 4%

Marketing Communications
up arrow 10%

Strategic Marketing
up arrow 10%

Social Media Marketing
up arrow 17%

Media / Public Relations
up arrow 20%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 52 votes.


58 %
42 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 75%
vision benefits Vision: 61% employee benefits None: 12%