Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for an Account Executive is $57,987
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Account Executives?
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 $45,564 based on 256 salaries. An early career Account Executive with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $52,279 based on 3,256 salaries. A …Read more
What Do Account Executives Do?
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 …Read more