An Account Executive earns an average salary of $85,000 per year.

$55,850 - $95,000
$85K
MEDIAN: $85,000
50%

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 make targeted pitches for services and products that will fulfill their needs; they must then work to close the sale.

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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.

Account Executive Pay By Employer

$0$164K

Yelp! Inc.
63 profiles
$36,924

$77,918

$55,732

$104,322

$87,490

Microsoft Corp
22 profiles
$126,690

$93,578

$96,984

Amazon.com Inc
19 profiles
$59,994

$71,578

Account Executive Job Listings

Key Stats for Account Executive

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %
1-4 years
60%
5-9 years
40%

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
60%
5-9 years
40%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 100%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 50%
no benefits
None: