The average pay for an Account Executive is R177,597 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. A skill in Customer Relationship Management (CRM) is associated with high pay for this job.

R86,697 - R547,021
R87K
R180K
R550K
MEDIAN: R179,016
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50%
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National Salary Data (?
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Salary
R86,697 - R547,021  
   
Bonus
R986 - R162,188  
Profit Sharing
R0.00 - R293,614  
Commission
R0.00 - R239,662  
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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R87,078 - R590,876  
Country: South Africa | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 210

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Pay by Experience Level for Account Executive

Pay by Experience for an Account Executive has a positive trend. An entry-level Account Executive with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $141,000 based on 145 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Account Executive with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $300,000 based on 43 salaries. An experienced Account Executive which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $521,000 based on 31 salaries. An Account Executive with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $552,000 based on 8 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: R183,634

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Account Executive Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Account Executive?

Account Executive in Johannesburg:
"Life as a Media Accounts Executive."
Pros: Expect pressure, and not satisfactory reward. For greater returns, open your own business, and secure clients on your own, for your business. Media agencies are a good source of eduction, for any media entrepreneur want-to-be.
Cons: Expect to have your character tested.

Account Executive in Pretoria:
"Skills I Learned Through Account Management."
Pros: Account management. Client interaction. Client based.
Cons: Office based. Management and lack of support. Empty commitments.

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Key Stats for Account Executive

Gender

Female
64 %
Male
36 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
60%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
5%
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Experience Affects Account Executive Salaries

Late-Career
▲201%

▲184%

▲64%

National Average
R184,000

▼23%

Skills That Affect Account Executive Salaries


National Average
R184,000

Account Management
▼1%


Microsoft Office
▼29%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
64 %
Male
36 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
60%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 38%
dental benefits
Dental: 4%
vision benefits
Vision: 4%
no benefits
None: 62%
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