Entry-Level Business Development Executive Salary

The average Entry-Level Business Development Executive can expect to rake in roughly $50K per year. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. Men account for the majority of Entry-Level Business Development Executives who responded to the questionnaire — 62 percent to be exact. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$30,836 - $78,616
$31K
$50K
$79K
MEDIAN: $50,390
10%
50%
90%

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$9.17 - $18.67
$15
MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$30,836 - $78,616  
   
Bonus
$500 - $35,396  
Profit Sharing
$1,017  
Commission
$1,030 - $33,935  
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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$31,807 - $101,044  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 166
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$15.00  
   
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.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$500 - $35,396  
   
Commission
$1,030 - $33,935  
Profit Sharing
$1,017  
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).
)
$31,807 - $101,044  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 8
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $59,027

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Top-shelf salaries can be found in the three largest American cities: Los Angeles, New York, and Chicago all offer compensation that exceeds the national average in this field. With compensation 10 percent below the national average, Boston is not known for hefty paychecks and actually represents the lowest-paying market.

Key Stats for Business Development Executive

Gender

Female
38 %
Male
62 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 23 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
▲10%

New Business Development
▲4%

Business Development
▼0%

Marketing Communications
▼0%

National Average
$59,000

Account Sales
▼8%

Account Management
▼24%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 23 votes.

Gender

Female
38 %
Male
62 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
vision benefits
Vision: 56%
dental benefits
None: 13%
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