The average salary for an Account Executive in Sydney, New South Wales is AU$53,742.
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Job Description for Account Executive
An account executive usually holds a sales position, typically selling services and products to other businesses and individuals. Generally, the executive's company sets sales quotas that must be met to succeed in this position. The account executive may be provided with clients and/or carry out research and recruiting to gain prospective clients; some cold calling may be necessary. When prospective clients are identified, the executive must work to discover those potential clients' needs and ma…Read more
Account Executive Tasks
- Solicits and maintains contact with current and prospect key accounts.
- Sell the organization's products and/or services to established customers or new prospects.
- Track activity, prepare and maintain records for sales leads and account status.
- Handle entire inside sales process from proposal to close; reach or exceed sales quotas.
- Attend special training of products and/or services to understand technical aspects of solutions.
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Popular Skills for Account Executive
Media / Public Relations
Skills in Account Management and Client Interaction are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Media / Public Relations, Project Management and Customer Relationship Management (CRM).
Pay by Experience Level for Account Executive
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$46,624 based on 27 salaries. An early career Account Executive with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$52,331 based on 231 salaries. A mid-career Account Executive with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$72,927 based on 40 salaries. An experienced Account Executive with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$87,429 based on 15 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$127,500.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Account Executive in their job title in Canberra, Australian Capital Territory (ACT) earn an average of 16.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Perth, Western Australia (11.1% more) and Adelaide, South Australia (6.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Gold Coast, Queensland (10.8% less) and Melbourne, Victoria (1.0% less).
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