Account Executive in Chicago, Illinois Salary

The average salary for an Account Executive in Chicago, Illinois is $47,975 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.

$34,184 - $79,977
(Median)
$34K
$48K
$80K
MEDIAN: $47,974
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$34,184 - $79,977  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $25,532  
Profit Sharing
$201.34 - $11,920  
Commission
$974 - $41,329  
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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$35,912 - $97,817  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 391
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Experience Affects Account Executive Salaries




National Average
$53,000


Skills That Affect Account Executive Salaries



Sales Management
up arrow 29%




Customer Relations
up arrow 13%


Customer Service
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%

Project Management
0%

National Average
$53,000

Client Interaction
up arrow 4%

Strategic Marketing
up arrow 6%

Marketing Communications
up arrow 10%

Media / Public Relations
up arrow 19%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 46 votes.

Gender

Female
58 %
Male
42 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
medical benefits
Vision: 66%
dental benefits
None: 11%
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