The average Sales Account Executive with Business Development skills earns approximately $53K per year. Geography and years of experience each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. The majority of Sales Account Executives with Business Development skills (60 percent) survey respondents are male. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. Work is enjoyable for Sales Account Executives with Business Development skills, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$34,746 - $85,217
$35K
$53K
$85K
MEDIAN: $52,821
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$34,746 - $85,217  
   
Bonus
$484.79 - $30,465  
Profit Sharing
$4,991  
Commission
$1,521 - $39,822  
Total Pay (?
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$39,684 - $102,540  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 185

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Pay by Experience Level for Sales Account Executive

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


Those who have worked for fewer than five years take home a median salary of $56K, and workers with five to 10 years of experience earn a higher $61K on average. For Sales Account Executives with Business Development skills, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $81K. People who have worked for 20 years or more actually report earning less than people who are in the middle of their careers; the veterans take home a mere $80K by contrast.

Key Stats for Sales Account Executive

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 26 votes.
032
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
14%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Sales Account Executive Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 27%

Late-Career
up arrow 26%

National Average
$63,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

Entry-Level
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 26 votes.

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 63%
dental benefits
None: 16%
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