Average Early-Career Account Executive Salary in Australia

AU$52,305
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
AU$4,835
Bonus
AU$10,067
Commission
AU$1,550
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for an Early-Career Account Executive in Australia is AU$52,305.
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AU$42k
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AU$52k
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AU$71k
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MEDIAN AU$52,305
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Salary
AU$42k - AU$71k
Bonus
AU$518 - AU$19k
Profit Sharing
AU$0 - AU$2k
Commission
AU$979 - AU$50k
Total Pay
AU$42k - AU$75k

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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.

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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, Client Interaction and Customer Relationship Management (CRM) are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Media / Public Relations and Project Management.

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$46,792 based on 55 salaries. A mid-career Account Executive with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$67,488 based on 130 salaries. An experienced Account Executive with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$78,785 based on 57 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 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 271 survey responses.
Entry Level
20.3%
Mid Career
48.0%
Experienced
21.0%
Late Career
10.7%

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