The average salary for a Senior Account Executive in Australia is AU$71,690.
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Job Description for Senior Account Executive
Senior account executives are typically responsible for sales and marketing projects. They are expected to achieve sales targets by acquiring new clients or accounts, as well as identify opportunities for marketing to prospective clients. Senior account executives also develop proposals for new clients and oversee the process of establishing new contracts. Senior account executives typically are expected to have at least five years of prior experience in their field. Many hold bachelor’s degree…Read more
Senior Account Executive Tasks
- Contact prospective customers to develop new business opportunities.
- Research trends in the industry that impact your customer base.
- Lead account team to insure customer satisfaction.
- Develop and implement sales plans for customer accounts.
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Popular Skills for Senior Account Executive
Media / Public Relations
Skills in Account Management, Strategic Sales and Business Development are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Media / Public Relations and Client Interaction.
Pay by Experience Level for Senior Account Executive
An early career Senior Account Executive with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$61,248 based on 59 salaries. A mid-career Senior Account Executive with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$84,724 based on 38 salaries. An experienced Senior Account Executive with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$102,762 based on 35 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$81,949.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Senior Account Executive in their job title in Canberra, Australian Capital Territory (ACT) earn an average of 123.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Adelaide, South Australia (44.2% more) and Perth, Western Australia (29.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Sydney, New South Wales (8.8% less) and Melbourne, Victoria (6.1% less).
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