Average Early-Career Account Executive Salary in Sydney, New South Wales

AU$52,331
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
AU$5,074
Bonus
AU$15,000
Commission
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The average salary for an Early-Career Account Executive in Sydney, New South Wales is AU$52,331.
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AU$43k
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AU$52k
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AU$74k
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MEDIAN AU$52,331
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Salary
AU$43k - AU$74k
Bonus
AU$2k - AU$19k
Commission
AU$505 - AU$71k
Total Pay
AU$43k - AU$80k

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Job Description for Account Executive

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.

Career Paths

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Account Executive
Account Manager
Senior Account Manager
Business Development Manager
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Account Executive

Skills in Account Management and Client Interaction are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Project Management, Media / Public Relations 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. 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.
Employees with Account Executive in their job title in Canberra, Australian Capital Territory (ACT) earn an average of 16.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Adelaide, South Australia (11.9% more) and Perth, Western Australia (1.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Brisbane, Queensland (4.4% less) and Melbourne, Victoria (2.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 92 survey responses.
Entry Level
29.3%
Mid Career
43.5%
Experienced
16.3%
Late Career
10.9%

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