Entry-Level Business Development Executive Salary

The average Entry-Level Business Development Executive can expect to rake in roughly $51K per year. Men make up a slight majority of Entry-Level Business Development Executives (57 percent) who responded to the survey. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. A large number enjoy medical while the larger part get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to roughly one-half. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$31,812 - $84,011
$32K
$51K
$84K
MEDIAN: $51,110
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$9.07 - $51.65
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MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$31,812 - $84,011  
   
Bonus
$509 - $35,000  
Profit Sharing
$6,000  
Commission
$1,187 - $34,478  
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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$34,171 - $101,378  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 171
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$9.07 - $51.65  
   
Overtime
$28.50  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$509 - $35,000  
   
Commission
$1,187 - $34,478  
Profit Sharing
$6,000  
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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$34,171 - $101,378  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 10

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $59,935

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Above-average salaries for Entry-Level Business Development Executives can be found in Los Angeles, New York, and Chicago, the three largest cities in the United States. Falling short of the national average by 12 percent, the area with the worst salaries is Boston.

Business Development Executive Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Business Development Executive in Seattle:
"Client Support Issues."
Look hard at how well the current clients are being supported. The companies reputation for support is extremely bad in multiple areas of the country. I've been eliminated from the sales process very early on for the sole reason of reputation/experience.

Key Stats for Business Development Executive

Gender

Female
43 %
Male
57 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 24 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
74%
5-9 years
20%
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Skills That Affect Business Development Executive Salaries

Strategic Sales
▲9%

New Business Development
▲3%

National Average
$60,000

Business Development
▼1%

Marketing Communications
▼1%

Account Sales
▼9%

Account Management
▼25%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 24 votes.

Gender

Female
43 %
Male
57 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 66%
vision benefits
Vision: 51%
no benefits
None: 18%
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