£22,122
Avg. Salary

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

£1,957

Profit Sharing

£300

Commission

£4,848

An Account Executive earns an average salary of £22,078 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Negotiation, Insurance, Sales, Customer Relationship Management (CRM), and Data Analysis. Experience strongly influences income for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this field.

£17,041 - £35,312
£17K
£22K
£35K
MEDIAN: £22,122
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50%
90%
£6.70 - £12.66
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MEDIAN: £10.12
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£0£38K
Salary £17,041 - £35,312
Bonus £298 - £10,348
Profit Sharing £0.00 - £3,973
Commission £789 - £30,410
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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£17,340 - £38,534
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 11 Aug 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,271
Hourly Data £0£18
Hourly Rate £6.70 - £12.66
Overtime £13.00
Annual Data £0£38K
Bonus £298 - £10,348
Commission £789 - £30,410
Profit Sharing £0.00 - £3,973
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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£17,340 - £38,534
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 11 Aug 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 13

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.

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Pay by Experience Level for Account Executive

Pay by Experience for an Account Executive has a positive trend. An entry-level Account Executive with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤22,000 based on 545 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Account Executive with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤28,000 based on 103 salaries. An experienced Account Executive which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤35,000 based on 53 salaries. An Account Executive with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤48,000 based on 27 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: £22,550

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

Account Executive Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Account Executive?

Account Executive in Bristol:
Pros: Customer satisfaction.
Cons: Stress and management.

Account Executive in London:
"Fun but tough."
Pros: The type of work and people.
Cons: Lack of responsibility.

Account Executive in London:
"Challenging."
Pros: Interaction and rapport building with clients.
Cons: High work level.

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Key Stats for Account Executive

Gender

Female
56 %
Male
44 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 25 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
65%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
4%

Experience Affects Account Executive Salaries

▲112%

▲55%

▲24%

National Average
₤23,000

▼4%

Skills That Affect Account Executive Salaries

Negotiation
▲56%

▲42%

Sales
▲36%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
▲22%

Data Analysis
▲17%


Advertising
▲5%


National Average
₤23,000



Media / Public Relations
▼7%

Microsoft Excel
▼9%

Social Media Marketing
▼10%

Marketing Communications
▼10%

Online Marketing
▼12%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 25 votes.

Gender

Female
56 %
Male
44 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
65%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 37%
dental benefits
Dental: 13%
vision benefits
Vision: 17%
no benefits
None: 54%