Average Sales Account Executives with Business Development skills make around $53K annually. Career length is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Most people who answered the questionnaire are men; 60 percent of Sales Account Executives with Business Development skills are male. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$33,916 - $83,844
(Median)
$34K
$53K
$84K
MEDIAN: $52,769
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Salary
$33,916 - $83,844  
   
Bonus
$489.36 - $29,517  
Profit Sharing
$4,100  
Commission
$-0.49 - $39,732  
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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$38,028 - $103,490  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 178
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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.


Average salaries for inexperienced employees average out to around $53K, but folks who have five to 10 years of experience earn a higher median of $62K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $81K. Folks who have racked up more than 20 years in the field report incomes that aren't higher than less experienced individuals' earnings.

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Experience Affects Sales Account Executive Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 26%

Late-Career
up arrow 25%

National Average
$64,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

Entry-Level
up arrow 18%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 28 votes.

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
medical benefits
Vision: 64%
dental benefits
None: 15%
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