C$44,754
Avg. Salary

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

C$4,992

Profit Sharing

C$1,000

Commission

C$10,397

The average salary for an Entry-Level Account Executive is C$44,617 per year. A skill in Business Development is associated with high pay for this job.

C$30,861 - C$63,370
C$31K
C$45K
C$63K
MEDIAN: C$44,754
10%
50%
90%
C$11.70 - C$26.00
C$12
C$14
C$26
MEDIAN: C$14.00
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$72K
Salary C$30,861 - C$63,370
Bonus C$506 - C$19,511
Profit Sharing C$0.00 - C$29,799
Commission C$2,675 - C$30,674
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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C$32,549 - C$72,269
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 15 Sep 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 587
Hourly Data C$0C$26
Hourly Rate C$11.70 - C$26.00
Overtime C$10.00
Annual Data C$0C$72K
Bonus C$506 - C$19,511
Commission C$2,675 - C$30,674
Profit Sharing C$0.00 - C$29,799
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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C$32,549 - C$72,269
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 15 Sep 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 34

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 Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$46,952

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Account Executive Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Account Executive in Mississauga:
"Little career advancement."
Don't stay longer than 3 years if your career is not moving forward or you are being offered promotions.

Account Executive in Toronto:
"Opportunities for growth & success are readily available."
Invest in yourself, set your goals from the start, listen and learn from others, but always remember you are in control of your success.

Account Executive in Calgary:
"The hard truth about cold calling."
No one prepares you for the constant rejection and being told no 20 times for every yes. If you let it get to you during your first 30 days don't talk yourself into staying - it never goes away. 10 years down the road you will have success and wealth but it changes how you interact with the world - decide how much that constant struggle is worth to you.

Account Executive in abc:
Be very clear about what actual payouts will be. Be very clear that all team members are treated equally.

Key Stats for Account Executive

Gender

Female
56 %
Male
44 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 71 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
76%
5-9 years
17%

Skills That Affect Account Executive Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 71 votes.

Gender

Female
56 %
Male
44 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
vision benefits
Vision: 59%
no benefits
None: 15%