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Average Account Executive Salary in Australia

AU$55,697
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
AU$5,600
Bonus
AU$15,000
Commission
AU$3,500
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for an Account Executive in Australia is AU$55,697.
10%
A$44k
MEDIAN
A$56k
90%
A$83k
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AU$44k - AU$83k
Bonus
AU$976 - AU$26k
Profit Sharing
AU$0 - AU$4k
Commission
AU$1k - AU$76k
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AU$44k - AU$91k
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What Do Account Executives Do?

Popular Employer Salaries for Account Executive

The top respondents for the job title Account Executive are from the companies Arthur J. Gallagher & Company, AON Corporation and Jardine Lloyd Thompson Inc. Reported salaries are highest at Jardine Lloyd Thompson Inc where the average pay is AU$73,698. AON Corporation pays the lowest at around AU$62,000.

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What Are Popular Skills for Account Executives?

Skills in Account Management, Customer Relationship Management (CRM) and Account Sales are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Project Management and Client Interaction.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Account Executives?

An entry-level Account Executive with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$48,864 based on 52 salaries. An early career Account Executive with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$53,719 based on 466 salaries. A mid-career Account Executive with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$68,654 based on 116 salaries. An experienced Account Executive with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$80,684 based on 67 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$82,504.
Employees with Account Executive in their job title in Canberra, Australian Capital Territory (ACT) earn an average of 12.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Perth, Western Australia (9.7% more) and Adelaide, South Australia (7.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Gold Coast, Queensland (14.7% less), Melbourne, Victoria (3.0% less) and Brisbane, Queensland (0.9% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 734 survey responses.
Entry Level
7.1%
Early Career
63.5%
Mid Career
15.8%
Experienced
9.1%
Late Career
4.5%

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