National Account Executive with Business Development Skills Salary

On average, commissions constitute a fair portion (around one in four) of final income for National Account Executives with Business Development skills. That final number averages out to $91K across the industry. Final cash compensation to National Account Executives with Business Development skills varies from around $55K to approximately $156K; choice pay grades include potential for bonuses and profit sharing as high as $31K and $10K, respectively. Experience level and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Almost all enjoy medical while a large number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a fair number. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Women are just slightly outnumbered, with male National Account Executives with Business Development skills making up 57 percent of survey respondents. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$43,146 - $130,229
MEDIAN: $75,417

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$43,146 - $130,229  
$3,010 - $30,591  
Profit Sharing
$484.79 - $10,304  
$0.00 - $56,766  
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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).
$54,554 - $155,637  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 156
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Pay by Experience Level for National Account Executive

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

In general, experience and pay appear to be strongly linked; those with more experience usually bring in higher incomes. Folks who are navigating the first five years of their careers have a median salary of approximately $73K in this position. Those who have been around for five to 10 years don't get much more, though; the median salary in that group is $81K. For National Account Executives with Business Development skills, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $98K. Big financial gains seem to result from working for more than two decades; veterans in this group report earning $115K on average.

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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 30 votes.


43 %
58 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
medical benefits
Vision: 72%
dental benefits
None: 9%