For Senior Account Executives in Boston, Mass., bonuses and commissions account for a significant portion of income and add up to nearly all of their $77K yearly pay. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and most earn dental coverage. Female Boston Senior Account Executives are more common than men among those who completed the survey; more than half (64 percent) are women. The majority of Senior Account Executives in Boston claim high levels of job satisfaction. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$40,359 - $131,778
MEDIAN: $71,815

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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 37

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About Boston, Massachusetts

Suffolk County, Massachusetts
322,149 (48.1%)
347,320 (51.9%)
Boston (pronounced /ˈbɒstən/ BOSS-tən) is the capital and most populous city of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in the United States. Boston is also the seat of Suffolk County, although the county government was disbanded on July 1, 1999. The city proper covers 48 square miles (124 km2) with an estimated population of 667,137 in 2015, making it the largest city in New England and the 23rd most populous city in the United States. The city is the economic and cultural anchor of a substantially larger metropolitan area called Greater Boston, home to 4.7 million people and the tenth-largest metropolitan statistical area in the country. Greater Boston as a commuting region is home to 8.1 million people, making it the sixth-largest combined statistical area in the United States. One of the oldest cities in the United States, Boston was founded on the Shawmut Peninsula in 1630 by Puritan settlers from England. It was the scene...

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Pay by Experience Level for Senior Account Executive

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

Boston Senior Account Executives with a lot of experience tend to enjoy higher earnings. Average salaries for inexperienced employees average out to around $65K, but folks who have five to 10 years of experience earn a higher median of $75K. Those with 10 to 20 years of experience under their belts can expect their paychecks to flourish around the six-figure median of $115K. More than 20 years of experience mean a somewhat bigger median paycheck of $132K, but it's not much more than what less experienced people make.

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Experience Affects Senior Account Executive Salaries

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Skills That Affect Senior Account Executive Salaries

Field Sales
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Business Development
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Strategic Sales
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Account Sales
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National Average

Account Management
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Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
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Client Interaction
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Media / Public Relations
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.


64 %
36 %

Years of Experience

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

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 97%
dental benefits
Dental: 84%
medical benefits
Vision: 55%
dental benefits
None: 3%