A Senior Account Executive in Chicago, Illinois earns an average salary of $61,554 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Technical Sales, Field Sales, Strategic Sales, Account Sales, and Business Development.

$48,739 - $103,695
(Median)
$49K
$62K
$100K
MEDIAN: $61,554
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Salary
$48,739 - $103,695  
   
Bonus
$970 - $41,125  
Profit Sharing
$500  
Commission
$28,500  
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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$49,665 - $131,549  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 98
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Experience Affects Senior Account Executive Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 86%



National Average
$65,000


Skills That Affect Senior Account Executive Salaries

Technical Sales
up arrow 80%

Field Sales
up arrow 72%

Strategic Sales
up arrow 71%

Account Sales
up arrow 58%

Business Development
up arrow 53%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 8%

Account Management
up arrow 2%

National Average
$65,000

Strategic Marketing
up arrow 4%

Advertising
up arrow 5%

Project Management
up arrow 7%

Client Interaction
up arrow 9%

Strategic Planning
up arrow 9%

Marketing Communications
up arrow 11%

Media / Public Relations
up arrow 14%

Social Media Marketing
up arrow 17%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
52 %
Male
48 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
medical benefits
Vision: 69%
dental benefits
None: 7%
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