Average Experienced Account Executive Salary in Australia

AU$78,885
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
AU$23,000
Bonus
AU$21,000
Commission
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The average salary for an Experienced Account Executive in Australia is AU$78,885.
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AU$53k
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AU$79k
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AU$133k
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MEDIAN AU$78,885
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Salary
AU$53k - AU$133k
Bonus
AU$1k - AU$68k
Commission
AU$2k - AU$67k
Total Pay
AU$55k - AU$176k

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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

Explore the most common career paths for Account Executive. Thickness and color of lines indicates how common a path is.
Account Executive
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, Customer Relationship Management (CRM) and Business Development are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Account Sales and Client Interaction.

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$46,560 based on 55 salaries. An early career Account Executive with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$52,222 based on 481 salaries. A mid-career Account Executive with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$67,332 based on 128 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$80,988.
Employees with Account Executive in their job title in Sydney, New South Wales earn an average of 12.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Perth, Western Australia (2.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Brisbane, Queensland (11.3% less) and Melbourne, Victoria (2.9% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 693 survey responses.
Entry Level
7.9%
Early Career
69.4%
Mid Career
18.5%
Late Career
4.2%

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